Posts Tagged ‘historical preservation’

L&I An Overlooked Asset To Historic Preservation Efforts

L&I An Overlooked Asset To Historic Preservation Efforts

November 16, 2018  |  Vantage

Dana Rice looks at "demolition by neglect" and the potential of the Department of Licenses and Inspections as an unlikely ally in the fight to solve Philly's preservation crisis > more

SEPTA Petitions Washington To Help Stabilize Weather-Beaten Infrastructure

SEPTA Petitions Washington To Help Stabilize Weather-Beaten Infrastructure

April 8, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Agency wants $186.6 from Sandy relief funds, almost 300 “imminently dangerous” buildings actually owned by the City, proof that expensive preservation efforts are still worth it, and littering in the streets for the sake of parking in the streets > more

Philly Dominates In 2014 ArtPlace Grant Finalist List

Philly Dominates In 2014 ArtPlace Grant Finalist List

February 28, 2014  |  Morning Blend

A plurality of art grant finalists are in Philly, everything came together for Paseo Verde, the ethics of a developer fighting for gentrification as a City Councilman, and the Boyd inches closer to its demise > more

Historical Committee Protects Sign in Old CIty

Historical Committee Protects Sign in Old CIty

October 26, 2011  |  Morning Blend

Preservation in Old City, a successful urban garden on West Market, a day in Philly in photos, and a visiting documentary on urban design. > more