Posts Tagged ‘Church of the Assumption’

Assumption Ruling Keeps Legal Wheels Turning

Assumption Ruling Keeps Legal Wheels Turning

November 21, 2013  |  Preservation

The latest ruling pushes the case back to the Court of Common Pleas. Owner John Wei may have to submit a new hardship argument to be allowed to demolish the monumental church > more

Assumption Arguments Tomorrow In Commonwealth Court

Assumption Arguments Tomorrow In Commonwealth Court

October 9, 2013  |  Preservation

The Callowhill Neighborhood Association's efforts to preserve the circa-1848 Church of the Assumption have staved off demolition—so far. Tomorrow, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania will hear CNA's arguments appealing the demolition okayed by the Philadelphia Historical Commission and upheld by the Court of Common Pleas. Chris Mote reports > more

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Developer’s “Hardship” Claim To Be Made Easier Under Proposed New Historical Commission Rules

March 6, 2013  |  Preservation

Preservation advocates are furious at the changes, which will be submitted by Historical Commission executive director Jonathan Farnham on Friday > more

Critical Day Tomorrow For Two Major Preservation Cases

Critical Day Tomorrow For Two Major Preservation Cases

February 21, 2013  |  Preservation

Ruling on Church of the Assumption to be announced followed by final arguments on the Levy Leas mansion at 40th and Pine. Both buildings face the wreaking ball > more

In Closed Door Session, Historical Commission Members Vote To Uphold Demolition Permit For Assumption

In Closed Door Session, Historical Commission Members Vote To Uphold Demolition Permit For Assumption

January 11, 2013  |  Preservation

Demolition permit is valid, they believe, and should be held up by the Board of L&I Review. Christopher Mote has the latest > more