From Eyes on the Street: Preserve Philadelphia’s Future

    • Royal Theater
      Royal Theater

These are this year’s faces of endangered Philadelphia.

The Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia’s 2011 list of endangered properties came out earlier this month, highlighting nine buildings notable for their important social and community associations. Buildings like the Royal Theater, John Coltrane House, and Joe Frazier’s Gym are places where the spotlight is fading despite the charismatic personalities associated with them. But others are threatened by quieter obscurity, speculation, fragility, and vacancy.


About the author

Ashley Hahn, Contributor

Ashley Hahn is an independent writer with a background in historic preservation and city planning. She started Eyes on the Street for PlanPhilly in 2011 and was PlanPhilly's managing editor from 2015-2017. Ashley has lived in 12 zip codes that she can think of, including neighborhoods in Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, and New York. She is a Philadelphian by choice.

Contact Ashley via email or find her on twitter: @ashleyjhahn.

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