Posts Tagged ‘John Haviland’

Masonry Program Gives Crumbling Penitentiary HOPE

Masonry Program Gives Crumbling Penitentiary HOPE

July 25, 2018  |  Preservation

HOPE Crew, a masonry workshop organized by the National Trust, leaves the decaying stone walls of Eastern State Penitentiary looking "on point." Starr Herr-Cardillo has the story > more

Finding John Haviland

Finding John Haviland

December 16, 2016  |  Architecture

A quick check to confirm the final resting place of famed Philadelphia architect John Haviland pulls one historical researcher deep down the rabbit hole. Join Nicholas Pappas on an odyssey of obsession, intrigue, and reinterment > more

As Athens Burns In Protest, Reminders Of Greek Philadelphia

As Athens Burns In Protest, Reminders Of Greek Philadelphia

September 28, 2012  |  History

No city embraced the architecture of Ancient Greece as much as Philadelphia in the first half of the 19th century. Harry K traces Philadelphia's Greek connection through two Protestant churches in Washington Square built as Greek temples. One of them later became a Greek immigrant church, St. Georges, where the author was baptized > more