You are viewing 5 articles with the tag History & Archaeology by the author Brian James Kirk

Weekly Press attends Save Our Sites waterfront tour

The publication attended last week's Save Our Sites preservation group waterfront tour, a historical look at the Delaware shoreline's legacy before I-95 and Delaware Avenue bled into it "an endless…

Old City District names new executive director

The Philadelphia Business Journal reports that Graham Copeland, who served as executive director of Highland Park's Main Street Downtown revitilization program, will takeover operations at Old City District. Read the full…

The history of North Broad Street

PlanPhilly contributor Steven Ujifusu explores the history of late nineteenth century North Broad Street for the Philly History Blog. Be sure to check out our coverage of the beautiful mansions that…

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to receive commemorative mural and sculpture for historic "Freedom Now" rally

Later this month, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will be commemorated with an official State Historical Marker, mural and sculpture at the corner of 40th, Lancaster Avenue and Haverford Avenue for…

Preservation Alliance launches Preserve Philadelphia Flickr group

As part of its Preserve Philadelphia initiative, the Preservation Alliance has announced that it is accepting user photograph submissions on the popular Flickr photography social network. Folks are encouraged to…

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