Posts Tagged ‘levy-leas mansion’

Historical Commission Hardship Meeting Puts Sloan Mansion One Step Closer To Demolition

Historical Commission Hardship Meeting Puts Sloan Mansion One Step Closer To Demolition

December 19, 2014  |  Buzz

The days might be numbered for the Samuel Sloan-designed John P. Levy House at 40th and Pine. Today the Historical Commission's Hardship Committee approved a recommendation that could clear the way for the Italliante mansion's demolition > more

Why 400 South 40th Street Matters

Why 400 South 40th Street Matters

March 28, 2013  |  Vantage

The struggle to save the Levy-Leas Mansion in West Philadelphia persists. Aaron Wunsch reminds us why it was important in the first place > more

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Developer’s “Hardship” Claim To Be Made Easier Under Proposed New Historical Commission Rules

March 6, 2013  |  News

Preservation advocates are furious at the changes, which will be submitted by Historical Commission executive director Jonathan Farnham on Friday > more

Demo Approval For 40th And Pine Mansion Upheld By L&I Board

Demo Approval For 40th And Pine Mansion Upheld By L&I Board

February 22, 2013  |  Buzz

The Board of L&I Review votes 2-2. The tie vote means the defendant--the University of Pennsylvania--wins, allowing demolition of the Levy Leas mansion at 40th and Pine. An appeal will go to the Court of Common Pleas > more

Historical Commission Okays Demo of Sloan Mansion

Historical Commission Okays Demo of Sloan Mansion

May 11, 2012  |  Buzz

Strange days at the Historical Commission, as the University of Pennsylvania claims financial hardship in order to tear down a protected building that's on the Philadelphia Historic Building Register > more