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    • Historical Commission wades into neighborhood dispute

Historical Commission wades into neighborhood dispute

The Philadelphia Historical Commission took a position in a simmering neighborhood dispute Friday by voting down the historic designation application of a Logan Square park.Tully Speaker and Thomas E. Malone…

    • Judge postpones oral arguments in Church of the Assumption demolition case

Judge postpones oral arguments in Church of the Assumption demolition case

A Philadelphia Common Pleas Court judge has rescheduled oral arguments in a case that could decide the fate of a historic Callowhill church.Judge Idee C. Fox postponed a hearing scheduled…

    • A 19th century collection of streetcar accident reports.

A trove of transportation documents comes with a strange provision

Historians will soon get access to a bounty of documents about Philadelphia's mass transit story dating back to the early 19th century.The almost 200 feet of documents ― covering 624…

    • Poor Clares demo

Historical Commission defends role in monastery demolition

Historical Commission chairman Sam Sherman Friday gave a spirited defense of the commission's role in the recent demolition of a former Francisville monastery.The monastery, housed in two 19th century…

    • City Council passes a raft of planning and zoning measures

City Council passes a raft of planning and zoning measures

Though most people's attention at Thursday's City Council meeting was focused on the contentious issues of the Deferred Retirement Option Plan and School District funding, Council moved on a raft of…

    • Callowhill Neighborhood Association says Siloam hasn't done enough to save historic church

Callowhill Neighborhood Association says Siloam hasn't done enough to save historic church

It was the Callowhill Neighborhood Association's turn before the Board of Licenses & Inspections Review Monday to try to stop the demolition of the historic Church of the Assumption.In a…

    • Garage plan for Convention Center gets panned

Garage plan for Convention Center gets panned

A developer hoping to build a parking garage across the street from the Pennsylvania Convention Center got an earful last night, as he tried to sell his controversial plan to a…

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