You are viewing 11 articles with the tag Old City by the author JoAnn Greco

    • Rendering of Marina View | BLT Architects

Historical Commission Okays Waterfront Project

The Philadelphia Historical Commission today approved a controversial waterfront proposal that opponents and critics had lambasted for its incompatibility with the Old City Historic District and Master Plan for the Central…

    • Daytime exterior

Robert A.M. Stern introduces American Revolution Museum design

Architect Robert A.M. Stern Tuesday ran through a brief presentation on his proposed design for the American Revolution Center on a site at Third and Chestnut streets, a site now occupied…

    • Trenton China Pottery

Historical Commission's Architecture Committee approves two Old City projects

The Architectural Committee of the Historical Commission Tuesday recommended approval of a mixed-use project that seeks to unite a diverse assortment of eight vernacular buildings that span the corners of 2nd…

    • Azalea Garden Apartments, 400 S. 40th

Historical Commission's Architecture Committee reviews Penn, Old City projects

The Architectural Committee of the Philadelphia Historical Commission Tuesday granted conceptual approval to a proposed apartment tower in West Philadelphia. The 68,000-square-foot building, developed by Azalea Gardens Partners on land owned…

    • Historical Commission gives okay to new building in Old City

Historical Commission gives okay to new building in Old City

At today's Historical Commission meeting, the firm of HarmanDeutsch at last gained final approval for its design of a proposed Old City building.The firm had twice appeared before the Commission's…

    • Four architects, sittin' around, talkin'

Four architects, sittin' around, talkin'

More than 500 folks packed the new National Museum of American Jewish History [NMAJH] on Friday to hear four prominent architects — including the man responsible for the design of that…

    • Ground floor

A complex new mix on Market Street

Wednesday morning, the sidewalk was open, the scaffolding was down, and workers were burnishing the steel letters that spell out "National Museum of American Jewish History."So began a two-week "soft…

    • Manmade hills at Brooklyn's Pier 1 feature recycled rock from other city development projects.

A pier park grows in Brooklyn

June 1, 2010 By JoAnn GrecoFor PlanPhilly As Philadelphia dips its toes into the notion of crafting parks centered on its derelict piers, I thought it'd be fun to see…

    • Ghost Structures

Franklin Museum renovations challenged

May 13, 2010By JoAnn GrecoFor PlanPhilly On May 5, Independence National Historical Park announced that it was placing materials related to the rehabilitation of the Venturi, Scott Brown and…

    • Central Delaware

Progress reports on the Central Delaware Master Plan

May 6, 2010 By JoAnn GrecoFor PlanPhilly Last night, about twenty residents of South Philadelphia got a chance to catch up with the progress of the $1 million Central Delaware…

    • Striking a balance

Trying to strike a balance on the Delaware

May 5, 2010 JoAnn GrecoFor PlanPhilly Dredging and natural gas drilling, oil refineries and port activity — the Delaware River, all 330 miles of it from upstate New York to…

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