Posts Tagged ‘Edmund Bacon’

Photo Collection Project Takes A Walk In Ed Bacon's Shoes

Photo Collection Project Takes A Walk In Ed Bacon’s Shoes

April 5, 2019  |  News

Fisher Fine Arts Library at Penn is digitalizing a treasure trove of slides from the personal collection of Philly city planner extraordinaire Edmund Bacon and they need your help. Michael Bixler has the details > more

On Preserving Bacon’s Neighborhood

On Preserving Bacon’s Neighborhood

November 7, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Thoughts on saving the inauthentic authenticity of Society Hill; water main breaks, again, in East Falls; and Southwark Elementary to hatch dragon schoolyard design > more

In This Month Of Jane Jacobs, A Look At The

In This Month Of Jane Jacobs, A Look At The “Philadelphia School” That Inspired & Frustrated Her

May 11, 2016  |  Vantage

A new exhibit on Philadelphia designers has Nathaniel Popkin thinking about the deep and sometimes frayed connections between them and Jane Jacobs, whose centennial is celebrated with two new books > more

Reconsidering Washington Avenue

Reconsidering Washington Avenue

August 17, 2015  |  Morning Blend

Decision point on Washington Avenue, residential preservation case in Roxborough resolved, the Bacon brothers promote the 2015 Better Philadelphia Challenge, considering Philly’s Chinese sister-city, and Siena Place sprouts new homes > more

The Gentlemen’s Agreement: A History Of Historical Reverence

The Gentlemen’s Agreement: A History Of Historical Reverence

June 26, 2013  |  Morning Blend

Bacon’s efforts at preserving the urban dominance of the civic heart of Philly, Fattah tries again on subsidizing co-ops, Feibush meets resistance in Point Breeze, truncated St. Boniface project nearly complete, and some Sousa on Ridge Ave > more