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    • Columbia Singing Society | © Bob Bruhin

From 'Main Street Modernism' to common fabric: 19 sites considered for historic designation

From prime examples of “Main Street Modernism” to common neighborhood rowhouse blocks, the Philadelphia Historical Commission’s committee on designation recommended last week that 19 properties be added to the Philadelphia Register…

    • Northwood Frankford Community Y, February 2014
Eyes on the Street

Frankford Y forging an unlikely path back from the brink

The stately brownstone mansion at Leiper and Arrott streets is cold and dark, the front yard-turned-parking-lot is snowy, and the intersection is quiet though it is nearly rush hour at the…

    • St. Boniface Church, February 2012.
Eyes on the Street

St. Boniface is all but gone, Central United Methodist Church on its way down

These are trying times for Philadelphia's aging religious buildings. The Frankford Gazette reports that demolition work has started at Central United Methodist Church, a Hazlehurst and Huckel designed beauty dating…

    • centralmethodistchurch
Eyes on the Street

Frankford Central United Methodist Church demolition imminent

Inside Frankford Central United Methodist Church | NEast Philly, Photo by Stan LupoThe last year has not been kind to Frankford's Central United Methodist Church. Back in August the church's west…

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