Posts Tagged ‘Preservation Alliance’

A Great Sign For A Great City? (Updated)

A Great Sign For A Great City? (Updated)

August 28, 2012  |  Buzz

Historic Commission committee to hear case today as Lit Brothers building owner seeks to install contemporary digital version of the building's historic signage > more

In Danger, Joe Frazier's Gym Draws National Attention

In Danger, Joe Frazier’s Gym Draws National Attention

June 6, 2012  |  Buzz

The National Trust places Joe Frazier's legendary North Philly gym on its annual list of most endangered buildings > more

Incentives Coming For Renovating Kensington Mills

Incentives Coming For Renovating Kensington Mills

May 30, 2012  |  Buzz

A "thematic" historic district covering 48 commercial and industrial buildings in Kensington is the start of an effort to turn the Workshop of the World into an asset for the future > more

A Broken System

A Broken System

May 10, 2012  |  Vantage

In Part One of a two-part report on the broken system of historic preservation in Philadelphia, Ryan Briggs reveals a city historical commission that's so underfunded it's incapable of enabling the city to profit by its unsurpassed architectural heritage--let alone protect its buildings of significance and stature > more

Let's Get To Work

Let’s Get To Work

April 12, 2012  |  Possible City

If we want buildings like Buck Hosiery to be assets rather than catastrophic liabilities then we need to create preservation tools for workplaces, mills, and factories. With another historically important mill sitting vulnerable across the street, the imperative is now, says Nathaniel Popkin > more