Posts Tagged ‘St. Boniface’

Power Struggle In Norris Square Over Plans For St. Boniface Site

Power Struggle In Norris Square Over Plans For St. Boniface Site

May 11, 2012  |  Morning Blend

"Fear" & "intimidation" in Norris Square development talks, Penn applies for financial hardship at 40th & Pine, PHA waiting to learn Germantown cemetery archeology results, and an update on the feeding ban on the Parkway > 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

Sánchez Offers Counterproposals For St. Boniface Site

Sánchez Offers Counterproposals For St. Boniface Site

May 3, 2012  |  Morning Blend

Opposing plans for Norris Square, dramatic restructuring of Philly's schools, students' naiveté in North Central, Ormandy and co. a hit once more, and > more

Ground Broken For Hilton Convention Center Hotel

Ground Broken For Hilton Convention Center Hotel

April 18, 2012  |  Morning Blend

A new hotel underway for the recently expanded Convention Center, plans announced for townhouses on the Delaware, Norris Square residents furious at Councilwoman Sanchez's blocking of St. Boniface development, and > more

Heartache And Violence

Heartache And Violence

April 10, 2012  |  Soapbox

"It really could be something," said the former owner of the Buck Hosiery building that burned Monday. Now, four years on, the neighborhood is burning up piece by piece. Nathaniel Popkin condemns our failure to protect neighborhood and industrial architecture > more