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Latest SS United States Renovation Plan Scrapped

When Crystal Cruises announced a $700 million renovation of the SS United States in February, it said it would take nine months of studying before it […]

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New Plan for the SS United States: Have it Sail Again

The SS United States may sail again after all. At a press conference today in Manhattan, SS United States Conservancy director Susan Gibbs and Crystal […]

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A Brief History of the SS United States’ 20 Years in Philadelphia

The SS United States has been “saved” before. In 2010, Gerry Lenfest donated $5.8 million to the Washington-based SS United States Conservancy in an effort […]

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SS United States Saved? “Major Redevelopment Deal” to Be Announced in February

It looks as though the long-held calls of S.O.S for the SS United States have finally paid off, as the SS United States Conservancy has […]

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The Deadline to Save the SS United States Has Passed

It looks as though the future of the SS United States is in a little bit of a holding pattern, as the SS United States Conservancy’s self-imposed […]

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Could the SS United States Become a Multi-Use Complex in Brooklyn?

It looks as though the SS United States may have found a savior to ferry it to safety, and it could very well be trading […]

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Hey Philadelphia, the SS United States Is a Rusting Money Pit

One of the longest bon voyages in modern Philadelphia history surrounds the SS United States, the derelict eyesore complementing the concrete prairie near Ikea along […]

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SS United States Conservancy Exploring Sale of Ship for Scrap

“The Conservancy has never been closer to saving the SS United States, nor so close to losing her.” That is the message from the SS […]

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WATCH: Drone Video of the S.S. United States

Here’s a closer look at the S.S. United States than we usually get from the Ikea parking lot: https://vimeo.com/126025786

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The SS United States Is Safe — For Now

The SS United States — the luxury liner long docked across from the IKEA in South Philadelphia — has, finally, some good news. According to […]

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SS United States Could Move to Brooklyn in Months

Lost your artsy friends to Brooklyn sometime recently? It could get worse: The SS United States may move to Brooklyn in a matter of months! […]

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Author David Macaulay to Sneak-Peek New Book on the SS United States in Philly

David Macaulay, best-selling author/illustrator behind The Way Things Work, staple of coffee tables and active minds for years, will host a sneak-preview of his upcoming, yet-to-be-published book […]

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Optimistic Outlook for Philly’s Largest Fixer-Upper?

The long struggle to preserve the SS United States, the once-grand ocean liner now  in limbo on the Delaware, seems, on the surface, to have […]

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Don’t Call It “Ruin Porn”: Amazing Photos of the SS United States

Photographer and workshop leader Matthew Christopher, who runs Abandoned America, has a two-part code of ethics when it comes to photography. In fact, it may […]