Posts Tagged ‘historic renovation’

Renovations At William Way Look To The Future While Preserving The Past

Renovations At William Way Look To The Future While Preserving The Past

September 16, 2019  |  Architecture, Preservation

Big changes are in the works for William Way Community Center thanks to a $1 million grant from the Commonwealth's Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program. Stacia Friedman has the details > more

From Flophouse To Fairfield Inn: Memories & The Makeover Of A Troubled Hotel

From Flophouse To Fairfield Inn: Memories & The Makeover Of A Troubled Hotel

August 30, 2019  |  City Life

Like a chain-smoking phoenix rising from the ashes, the infamous Parker Hotel at 13th and Spruce reopened in 2018 after major renovations and decades of decline. Hidden City contributor Stacia Friedman takes a look back at the former transient hotel with memories of her grandparents' pharmacy next door > more

Growing Pains Yield Gains For The Mütter Museum

Growing Pains Yield Gains For The Mütter Museum

June 20, 2019  |  Development

The Mütter Museum, one to the country's premiere medical history museums, prepares for a major expansion with a $25 million capital campaign and designs by KieranTimberlake. Kimberly Haas has the news > more

Interior Designer Digs Deep With Delancey Place Restoration

Interior Designer Digs Deep With Delancey Place Restoration

October 9, 2015  |  Art & Design

Barbara Eberlein talks architectural archeology, creative rehabilitation, and historic preservation with 21st century sensibilities > more

Venturi's Guild House: 50 Years Of Everyday Extraordinary Design

Venturi’s Guild House: 50 Years Of Everyday Extraordinary Design

July 29, 2013  |  Architecture

Fifty years out, Robert Venturi's landmark Guild House still receives mixed reviews—just as Venturi might have it. Jason Lempieri provides his architectural insight of the landmark building (on the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places since 2004) after its first century > more