Posts Tagged ‘St. Bonaventure’

Surveying The Damage With <em>Abandoned America: The Age of Consequences</em>

Surveying The Damage With Abandoned America: The Age of Consequences

March 25, 2015  |  Photography

A picture is worth a thousand words, but some can leave you speechless. We caught up with photographer Matthew Christopher to discuss a nation in architectural decline and his new book, "Abandoned America: The Age of Consequences" > more

St. Bonaventure condemned, but who will salvage its soul?

St. Bonaventure condemned, but who will salvage its soul?

March 13, 2014  |  Preservation

In a show of bipartisan journalism, Plan Philly and Hidden City team up to find out how—or if—things are salvaged in a city-ordered demolition. Jared Brey reports and Brad Maule photographs at St. Bonaventure in North Philadelphia > more

Demolition Imminent At North Philadelphia Landmark St. Bonaventure (Updated)

Demolition Imminent At North Philadelphia Landmark St. Bonaventure (Updated)

November 6, 2013  |  Preservation

With site prep already underway, the demolition of St. Bonaventure Roman Catholic Church is about to begin. Christopher Mote reports that L&I has deemed the entire structure, not just the steeple, a threat to the neighborhood and it must come down > more

Time Running Out At St. Bonaventure

Time Running Out At St. Bonaventure

August 23, 2013  |  Preservation

L&I issues a demolition notice to the long threatened but monumental church in Fairhill. Is a positive resolution possible? Christopher Mote investigates > more

Future Darkening For St. Bonaventure

Future Darkening For St. Bonaventure

February 1, 2013  |  Preservation

What might it take to stabilize the spectacular North Philadelphia church? Michael Greenle explores the narrowing options > more