Posts Tagged ‘Sharswood’

Breaking Through Historic Preservation's Color Line

Breaking Through Historic Preservation’s Color Line

February 4, 2016  |  Developing Challenges, Vantage

Diversity in preservation is a tricky thing. When cultural history speaks more for a building than architecture merit ears often go deaf. Hidden City co-editor Michael Bixler sits down with All That Philly Jazz director Faye Anderson to discuss landmarking the former home of Malcolm X and the precarious nature of protecting Philadelphia's built African-American heritage > more

L&I, Help Us Help You

L&I, Help Us Help You

November 20, 2015  |  Morning Blend

The City’s lack of transparency with L&I, what PHA envisages for Sharswood, half a decade of the Jewish history on the Mall, The Inky really wants its sign, and the 40-mile view from atop Liberty One > more

PHA Brings Anxiety & Assurances To Sharswood

PHA Brings Anxiety & Assurances To Sharswood

August 21, 2015  |  Morning Blend

Ground broken on PHA’s transformation of North Philly Neighborhood, Germantown school comes to terms with neighbors over parking lot, a suburban retail wish list, zoning confusion in Roxborough, and pics of Dîner en Blanc > more

Eminent Domain On The Cheap With PHA

Eminent Domain On The Cheap With PHA

July 23, 2015  |  Morning Blend

Inadequate compensation for Sharswood property owners, some “funky” architecture beneath the El, and a bigger influx of money expected from Pope Visit > more

When Neighbors “Architect Up

When Neighbors “Architect Up”

June 19, 2015  |  Morning Blend

Neighbors call for redesign of proposed tower for the Boyd, architect reconsiders redesign of Lovett Memorial Library, Sharswood eminent domain plan approved, and integral funding package secured for The Gallery redevelopment > more