You are viewing 5 articles by the author JoAnn Greco concerning Rittenhouse Square

    • Historical Commission Dec. 2013

Historical Commission breezes through final 2014 meeting

As an early Christmas present to everyone involved, the Philadelphia Historical Commission held an impressively brief (15 minutes!) December meeting on Friday. That's not to suggest that the two cases under…

    • Proposed window alterations, 241 S 7th St.

Historical Commission reviews new Ritt-Fit new construction

In a brief meeting on Friday morning, the Philadelphia Historical Commission reviewed plans for nine new townhouses in the Rittenhouse-Fitler Residential Historic District, as well as a proposal to cut new…

    • Becher, Greenberger, Buffington

PHS Pops Up — this time on South Broad Street

Incorporating now-familiar design staples like "found" furniture, wood chips, and reused Flower Show display elements, the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society's latest Pop Up Garden received its official opening Wednesday afternoon. But although…

    • Le Meridien's lobby

Hip Center City hotels blend contemporary design with architectural preservation

Philadelphia's lineup of hotels is prosaic; a grande dame here, a business hotel there, a family-friendly one over there. But its recently received a jolt with the addition of two fresh boutique properties,…

    • TLC for a unique Center City

TLC for a unique Center City "pocket park"

There's a tiny park in the middle of Center City that's been showered with honors, that features ivy-covered walls and moveable furniture, and that comes equipped with its very own water…

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