Preservation

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Want to Check Out the Divine Lorraine’s Progress? Stop By Wednesday Afternoon

Last September, developer Eric Blumenfeld invited the public to tour the Divine Lorraine Hotel so they could see for themselves that work was actually under […]

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Stoneleigh To Become Public Garden

The former home of John and Clara Haas in Villanova became part of the region’s cultural and botanical patrimony today at a noontime ceremony on […]

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Radnor Township Hearing About Ardrossan Gets — You Guessed It — Contentious

Monday night at a Radnor Township conditional use hearing, Hope Montgomery Scott heir Edgar Scott III told hearing officer Bill Bolla that he hoped to […]

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Morning Headlines: Battle of the Barn in Easttown Township

Residents in Easttown Township will meet this week to continue the debate over the old Kennedy Barn at Waterloo and Berkley roads, which is slated […]

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Mural Arts: “Fear Not, It’s a Face Lift”

The Mural Arts Program (MAP) knows how much people love the 1987 Keith Haring mural We the Youth at 22nd & Ellsworth. That’s why the […]

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Main Line Spotlight: Does Ardrossan Development Threaten Historic Sites?

On August 5, the Radnor Planning Commission had its first opportunity to hear about ES3 LP’s plans for the Ardrossan estate, the land immortalized in […]

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Morning Headlines: Remember That Shocking House Fire? No, Not THAT One. The Other One. It’s Being Cleaned Up

It is kind of sad when you live in a city whose headlines about house explosions and massive fires demand clarification, but so it is. […]

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Philadelphia Hat Maker John B. Stetson’s Beautifully Lit Mansion for Sale

Hat maker and educational namesake John B. Stetson lived in Philadelphia but, like so many who’d come after, wintered in Florida. Now the sale of […]

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Morning Headlines: Zoning Board Says No to Ori Feibush

Point Breeze developer Ori Feibush stirred some controversy this month when his lawyer, Wally Zimilong, sent a letter to a woman, Haley Dervinis, opposed to […]

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Bye Bye, Bakelite: Sixth Street’s Antiquarian’s Delight Is Closing!

Bakelite bangles. Tintypes. 1970s silk scarves. Books, furniture, jewelry, clothing, paintings, maps, figurines, games–used to be you could find anything and everything at the Antiquarian’s […]

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Afternoon Obsession: Europe’s Sexy Adaptive Reuse of the Middle Ages

As a mixed-media enthusiast, from scrap art paintings to live-action and animated films, I appreciate creative symbiosis. In architecture and design, an amalgamation of old […]

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Armory’s Developer Not Known for Preservation, But the Building Has to Come Down

Michael Carosella, the developer who owns the dilapidated armory on the 1200 block of South Broad, is not exactly known for preservation work. So it […]

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Gallery: Singing the Blues Amongst Dozens of Old Pianos on Allegheny Avenue

Property photographer Laura Kicey went to a 20,000-square-foot dilapidated building last week and found herself in a strange world of seemingly unrelated objects, all of […]

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Manayunk to Get a New Co-Working Space, Plus the Wild West in Wash West

• CBS 3 gets podcasty to talk about the new two-day First Friday in Old City [CBS3] • A Piece Of Wild West History In […]

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A River Runs Through It: Newly Listed $1M Wayne Property Traversed By Creek and Waterfall

The listing calls this property magical, and to all appearances, for those who like it lush and green, that’s no overblown listings poetry. The entry […]