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    • The Lazaretto

Preservation Row: Lazaretto

Jan. 2 New series casts light on historic and unique sites that may be at risk of deterioration or demolition. By Alan JaffeFor PlanPhilly Nearly a century before the immigration…

Judge Authorizes Preservation Alliance to Stabilize and Protect the Garrett-Dunn House

Historic Mt. Airy House Was Left Exposed After Rehabilitation Halted In a major historic preservation victory, a Court of Common Pleas judge has authorized the City to engage the Preservation Alliance…

Preservation Alliance Nominates Carnegie Branches to City’s Register of Historic Places

PlanPhilly coverage Alliance Also Urges Further Study of Legal IssuesThe Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia today submitted nominations for four historic branch libraries, scheduled for closing on December 31, to…

Queen Village is the first Neighborhood Conservation District in Philadelphia

After years of discussions, meetings, PowerPoint presentations and public hearings, City Council has unanimously passed -- and Mayor Nutter has officially signed -- the ordinance that makes Queen Village the first…

Preservation of the Carnegie Libraries: A Statement by the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia

The Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia will release the following attached statement at a press conference at 2 p.m. today hosted by a coalition of concerned citizens including the Black Clergy…

    • Garrett-Dunn House owner

Garrett-Dunn saga mystery man found?

PlanPhilly has been following the fate of the somewhat deconstructed but nonetheless historic Garrett-Dunn House for months. We were happy to report last week that the property, which was designed by Thomas…

Planning Commission to review 3 hotel hopes; Dilworth Plaza re-do

Planning Commission to review 3 hotel hopes; Dilworth Plaza re-doBy Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhillyDamn the frozen credit markets – full speed ahead!The Philadelphia City Planning Commission meets…

Yo! Consider the rowhouse

South Philadelphia photo courtesy of Brad Maule, check out his complete portfolio at www.phillyskyline.com/lovecopter Dec. 12By Ariel Ben-AmosFor PlanPhilly Few icons represent Philadelphia more viscerally than the South Philadelphia…

    • Girard Interchange archaeology

Aramingo Canal comes back to life

Dec. 10By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhillyLayers of Philadelphia's history were laid open for inspection on the site of a new Girard Avenue ramp for I-95 earlier this week.…

    • Garrett-Dunn House

Good news on Garrett-Dunn House

Garrett-Dunn House interior photos in slideshow at right were taken in March 2006 during a walk through of the Historical Commission's designation committee. Dec. 9Previous coverage By Matt GolasFor…

Alliance Urges Preservation of Historic Library Branches

For Immediate Release                         Contact: Elise Vider, 215-546-1146 x 5 Mayor Nutter Should Consider Historic Significance of Carnegie Branches The Preservation Alliance today called on Mayor Michael Nutter to reconsider plans to…

    • Girard Interchange archaeology

Get a look at the Aramingo Canal

If you're interested in the 160-year-old, wood-lined canal that 19th Century businessmen hoped would spur the local economy, PennDOT has a holiday treat for you:The Aramingo Canal site in the…

    • Garrett-Dunn House

City inspects Garrett-Dunn House

Garrett-Dunn House interior photos in slideshow at right were taken in March 2006 during a walk through of the Historical Commission's designation committee. Dec. 4 Previous coverage By Matt GolasFor…

    • Rev. Gloucester re-interred

Final resting place for Rev. Gloucester

The brief service was led by Rev. Randy Barge, who is pastor of Calvin Presbyterian Church and moderator of Lombard Central.Dec. 2Previous coverage By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly…

    • Endangered library

Libraries at risk

Haddington branch Nov. 25 New series casts light on historic and unique sites that may be at risk of deterioration or demolition. By Alan JaffeFor PlanPhillyWhen Mayor Nutter announced…

    • Lombard Central Church

Exclusive: Finding Reverend Gloucester

The church with Rev. Gloucester's burial marker.  No one knows what has become of that. Nov. 22By Kellie Patrick GatesFor PlanPhilly Born a slave in Tennessee, Stephen H. Gloucester…

Preservation Alliance Calls for Award Nominations: 2009 Preservation Achievement Awards and 2009 Homeowner Awards

(November 17, 2008) – The Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia is seeking nominations for its two 2009 award programs. The Preservation Achievement Awards are geared to projects involving the preservation or…

    • Post Office on Market

‘Station Square’ design unveiled

Nov. 19 By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhilly The American Commerce Center wasn’t the only planned new icon for the Quaker City talked about at Tuesday’s monthly meeting of the Philadelphia…

    • Garrett-Dunn House

Update: Garrett-Dunn House hearing set for Dec. 3

A rule hearing has been scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 3 in Common Pleas Court for the owner of the 19th-century Garrett-Dunn House. Germantown Avenue Holding etal was sued last month by…

UPDATED: Newsletters, November 2008

Here are two e-newsletters for November that may be of interest to readers: NEW!  Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia CycleGram, November 2008 The Bike Coalition is a non-profit that works to…

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