Posts Tagged ‘Preservation Alliance’

At Coltrane House, Getting Closer To The Dream

At Coltrane House, Getting Closer To The Dream

March 25, 2013  |  News

Giant steps taken toward the next phase in the life of the Coltrane House. Following both a neighborhood workshop and a professional charrette, Christopher Mote examines what's next > more

Deal Reached On Development At Episcopal Cathedral

Deal Reached On Development At Episcopal Cathedral

March 13, 2013  |  Buzz

Move paves way for tower at 38th and Chestnut--and continued preservation of historic church > 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

Bottleneck At The Historical Commission

Bottleneck At The Historical Commission

February 19, 2013  |  News

A political dispute over the designation of the Overbrook Farms Historic District coupled with perennial shortstaffing issues at the Philadelphia Historical Commission has brought the historic designation process to a halt, leaving vulnerable buildings and the proposed Washington Square West Historic District in bureaucratic limbo > more

Do Historic Districts Add Up?

Do Historic Districts Add Up?

February 8, 2013  |  Vantage

With the Overbrook Farms district designation still in dispute and other potential Philadelphia districts, including Washington Square West, in bureaucratic limbo, Stefan Kamph weighs the economic evidence > more