Posts Tagged ‘Independence National Historical Park’

1870s Guardbox Heads To The Shop

1870s Guardbox Heads To The Shop

June 7, 2012  |  Preservation

Chris Mote is there as the Fairmount Park Historic Preservation Trust removes an 1870s guardbox from Washington Square--one of only a dozen that still dot the city--for a two month restoration at a shop in Mt. Airy > more

Independence Gall

Independence Gall

February 27, 2012  |  Architecture

Philly Skyline's Brad Maule finds Independence Hall cloned 2,863 miles away in Portland > more

Henry Magaziner: An Appreciation

Henry Magaziner: An Appreciation

January 19, 2012  |  Architecture

The architect, who died Christmas day, helped to counter the notion that preservation means colonial restoration, and led the campaign to save Germantown's Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion, pictured above > more

Your Favorite Public Spaces

Your Favorite Public Spaces

December 20, 2011  |  Urbanism

Hidden City Daily readers explain their favorite spots, from Boathouse Row to Wayne Junction Station to the prosaic Philadelphia stoop > more

The Literal City

The Literal City

November 28, 2011  |  Architecture

A simplistic interpretation of history is dumbing down our architecture and making this city seem a whole lot less interesting than it really is. > more