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    • Episcopal Cathedral's brownstones on Chestnut Street

Historical Commission OKs demolition of Episcopal Cathedral's brownstones

The Philadelphia Historical Commission Friday approved the Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral''s hardship application, granting it permission to demolish two historically designated rowhouses on its campus at 38th and Chestnut streets in order to…

    • The Porch's site

Placemaking the Lighter, Quicker, Cheaper way

With a few more parklets promised for this summer, and a couple of pedestrian plazas designed to return slivers of wide streets to walkers, Philadelphia is making, er, inroads on…

    • Proposed apartment building at 400 S. 40th Street

Historical Commission committees review two proposed demolitions

Today's back-to-back meetings of two committees of the Philadelphia Historical Commission reviewed two complicated projects that are seeking approval for demolitions of historic structures in West Philadelphia.At a meeting of…

    • 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…

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