Posts Tagged ‘Mayor Jim Kenney’

Lost Buildings of 2018

Lost Buildings of 2018

December 27, 2018  |  Preservation

Philadelphia's preservation crisis reached a critical high in 2018 with a record-breaking number of demolition permits approved by the City. Here we highlight some of the biggest loses to our built environment in our annual end-of-year list > more

Twitter Bot Reveals Revenue Loss From Tax Abatement

Twitter Bot Reveals Revenue Loss From Tax Abatement

September 13, 2018  |  Development

Starr Herr-Cardillo catches up with the software engineer behind Philly Tax Abatements, a new Twitter account that aggregates the cost of City money lost to the 10-year tax abatement > more

Preservation Task Force Gears Up For Final Report

Preservation Task Force Gears Up For Final Report

July 20, 2018  |  Preservation

Mayor Kenney's Historic Preservation Task Force rounds the corner with a draft of recommendations in hand. Starr Herr-Cardillo has the news > more

It Ain't History--Yet. We Seek Ideas On How And Why To Save The Philadelphia History Museum

It Ain’t History–Yet. We Seek Ideas On How And Why To Save The Philadelphia History Museum

July 18, 2018  |  History

The city that incubates the "most innovative public history practice in the country" can and should find a way to reinvent its city museum. We query the experts to get the conversation started > more

Pride And Prejudice: Honor LGBT History With Rizzo Statue Removal

Pride And Prejudice: Honor LGBT History With Rizzo Statue Removal

June 21, 2018  |  Art & Design

For Pride Month, Ali Roseberry-Polier takes a look at Frank Rizzo's legacy of aggression towards Philly's LGBT community and opines why his divisive monument should be moved > more