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A First (And Last*) Look at the New Mormon Temple

“Like Solomon’s Temple, we seek to use the finest materials and the highest quality craftsmanship in our construction,” Elder Larry Y. Wilson of The Church […]

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A Look at Villanova’s New Lancaster Avenue Building

With its announcement that it will build a new, 1,100-bed student residence hall with street-floor retail across Lancaster Avenue from the main entrance to its campus, […]

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Developer Unveils Massive Plan to Reshape the Camden Waterfront

You know what’s cool? A billion dollars. The famous line from The Social Network seems apropos today, as the City of Camden has officially announced […]

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Morning Headlines: Museum of the American Revolution Breaks Ground

It’s expected to open sometime in late 2016, but construction of the Museum of the American Revolution will soon be underway. In fact, the Inquirer’s Stephan […]

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Straight Talk With Bicentennial Architect Peter Chermayeff

The old Independence Visitor Center, constructed by the National Park Service for the 1976 Bicentennial celebration, has not been receiving a lot of love in […]

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Popkin on New MAR Design: Still Mired in Conservatism

We asked architecture critic Nathaniel Popkin to comment on the redesign of the American Museum of the Revolution that was approved yesterday by the Philadelphia […]

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Inquirer Marvels Over the MAR’s New Design

Robert A.M. Stern turned in what many considered a subpar design for the Museum of the American Revolution. The building’s cupola, especially, was a subject […]

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Morning Headlines: Art Commission Approves Stern Redesign of Museum of American Revolution

It’s not set in stone, but the redesign of the Museum of the American Revolution has received approval from Philadelphia’s Art Commission, which sent Robert […]

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A Declaration of Independence From Robert Stern Architecture

Hidden City co-editor Nathaniel Popkin, who recently published an Inquirer piece about Robert A.M. Stern’s unappealing design for the Museum of the American Revolution (rendering […]

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The Museum of the American Revolution May Need Another Once-Over

Designing Philadelphia’s newest museum has proven to be quite a process. Last month, for example, architect Robert A.M. Stern presented renderings of the Museum of […]

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Morning Headlines: “Milestone Moment” At American Revolution Museum “Any Day”!

Here’s one way to keep the public excited. CBS Philly reports on “the march toward creation of the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia” […]