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Preservation Alliance Advocacy Alert: Family Court Building

The City of Philadelphia is reportedly preparing a request for proposals seeking private redevelopment of the Family Court Building, John T. Windrim's grand neoclassical landmark on Logan Circle.  We believe that…

North Philadelphia Mansion Tour Captured on Video

If you missed it, you can click here to see a video about the Alliance's recent walking tour of historic mansions of North Philadelphia given by Michael Stern, as part of…

Awbury Arboretum District Advances; Historic Gem Being Developed as Senior Housing

From the Preservation Alliance monthly newsletter: Awbury Arboretum District Advances Fresh on the heels of two new Historic District designations in late 2009 (Tudor East Falls and Parkside), the Philadelphia Historical…

UPDATED: Publications and Newsletters, April 2010

GRID Magazine: Party Post-Op, the Food Issue, Griddle updates, and more! GRID magazine is a new Philadelphia-based magazine for sustainability. Covering topics such as energy, food, shelter, transportation, ecology and culture.…

Make a Call for America’s Treasures and Voice Your Support for Preservation Funding

A message from the National Trust for Historic Preservation: All grassroots advocacy campaigns have critical moments – here’s ours. Your lawmakers are back home right now while Congress is closed for…

Weekly Press: Frank Loyd Wright In Elkins Park

Weekly Press: Frank Loyd Wright In Elkins Park When Rabbi Mortimer J. Cohen wrote to architect Frank Lloyd Wright in the early 1950s, he said that envisioned a wholly modern…

UPDATED: Publications and Newsletters, March 2010

GRID Philly, April 2010 GRID magazine is a new Philadelphia-based magazine for sustainability. Covering topics such as energy, food, shelter, transportation, ecology and culture. DVRPC Focus Newsletter, March 2010 Delaware Valley…

University City Updates: Baltimore Avenue redesign and Historical Society awards

UC Review: Discussion begins on Baltimore Ave. redesign from 4900-52nd Streets The seven blocks of Baltimore Avenue beginning at Clark Park on 43rd Street through to the Dock Street Brew…

Advocacy Alert: Save America's Treasures

A message from the Preservation Alliance: Advocacy Alert: Save America's Treasures Historic Preservation Advocacy Week is March 1-5, and the issue at the top of everyone's agenda is President Obama's FY2011…

Keystone National Bank Design Debated

Keystone Bank Restoration Update Current plans for the restoration of the former Keystone Bank building's Chestnut Street facade have proven contentious. Architect JKR Partners has proposed a two-story glass box to…

Inquirer: USS Olympia seeks a new caretaker

Inquirer: USS Olympia seeks a new caretaker During the Spanish-American War, Navy Commodore George Dewey stood on the bridge of the ship and uttered the words that became famous: "You…

UPDATED: Publications and Newsletters, February 2010

GRID Philly, March 2010 GRID magazine is a new Philadelphia-based magazine for sustainability. Covering topics such as energy, food, shelter, transportation, ecology and culture. Sustainable Communities Initiative - West Philadelphia, February…

Hidden City Philadelphia Report Now Available

A message from Hidden City Philadelphia: Earlier this winter, we held an event at an amazing private estate in Chestnut Hill.  We were thrilled to see so many familiar faces -…

Chestnut Hill is a 2010 Dozen Distinctive Destination

A message from the National Trust for Historic Preservation: Pennsylvania’s own Chestnut Hill has been named one of the 2010 America’s Dozen Distinctive Destinations by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. …

Historic Baltimore Avenue Churches Promote Community Use

Historic Baltimore Avenue Churches Promote Community Use The sacred places in our neighborhood stand out as landmarks on our blocks and along our avenues but too often we value them from…

2010 Preservation Achievement Award Nominations are Due Soon!

2010 Preservation Achievement Award Nominations are Due Soon! Deadline to nominate your project is January 29. Stand Up and Take a Bow! Each year the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia presents…

A Reception to Celebrate the Philadelphia Historic Interiors Bill

The Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia, Friends of the Boyd and AIA Philadelphia Historic Preservation Committee invite you to A Reception to Celebrate the Philadelphia Historic Interiors Bill and to Honor…

UPDATED: Publications and Newsletters, January 2010

Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission Newsletter: Winter 2010 The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission is dedicated to uniting the region's elected officials, planning professionals and the public with a common vision…

PhilaPlace.org wants to hear your stories!

A message from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania: We wanted to announce the launch of Philapace.org. As an organization interested in Philadelphia's public spaces and neighborhoods, and fostering conversations about…

Seventh Annual Endangered Properties List Published

Seventh Annual Endangered Properties List PublishedThe Preservation Alliance has published its annual Endangered Properties List to draw attention to significant historic resources threatened by neglect or redevelopment. This year's list…

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