Posts Tagged ‘School District of Philadelphia’

Battered Brutalist School Awaits Neighborhood Plan

Battered Brutalist School Awaits Neighborhood Plan

April 6, 2018  |  Last Light

In Eastwick, powerful architecture battles trash and vandalism at vacant George Pepper Middle School. Michael Bixler takes a look with this photo essay. > more

Summoning The Spirit Of A Victorian Masterpiece

Summoning The Spirit Of A Victorian Masterpiece

May 15, 2017  |  The Shadow Knows

Gone, but not forgotten. The Shadow channels the ghost of the Henry J. Morton Guild House, a beautiful Victorian hall designed by famed Philadelphia architects Wilson Brothers & Company > more

Philly’s Love Affair With The Palladian Window

Philly’s Love Affair With The Palladian Window

August 10, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Renaissance architecture in Philly, no time or money for archaeological curiosities at Market Street development, new windows for Germantown apartment towers, School District to have property values reassessed, and ground broken for South Philly senior living facility > more

SS United States Too Costly To Return To Ocean, Study Concludes

SS United States Too Costly To Return To Ocean, Study Concludes

August 5, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Rethinking SS United States plans once more, select school buildings to receive additional lead testing, and Ridge Avenue’s revival in Francisville > more

Historic Parish Complex In Kingsessing Gets New Life As Charter School

Historic Parish Complex In Kingsessing Gets New Life As Charter School

July 18, 2016  |  News

The much lauded Independence Charter School will transform the vacant Most Blessed Sacrament campus, reports Ann de Forest. But questions remain about the future of the Neo-Renaissance church, abandoned by the Archdiocese in 2007 > more