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    • The 19th Street Baptist Church's serpentine cladding is just one of the building's preservation problems.
Eyes on the Street

Planning for a new day at 19th Street Baptist Church

“I bring enthusiasm, I bring passion,” were 19th Street Baptist’s new pastor Rev. Wilbur Winborne’s words at a February 8th meeting of the congregation with students from PennDesign. Students from the…

    •  Aaron Wunsch standing in front of 19th Street Baptist Church

Letter to the Editor: Wunsch responds to Farnham

To the Editor: Jon Farnham evidently believes that historic preservation is alive and well in Philadelphia.  Reading his oddly ad hominem response to my December PlanPhilly interview, I was struck by…

    • John Farnham, Laura Spina and John Gallery

The Executive Director of the Historical Commission defends the city’s record on protecting historic buildings and explains the challenges of the city agency.

PlanPhilly sat down on Jan. 23 with Jonathan Farnham, executive director of the Philadelphia Historical Commission, to discuss challenges facing the Commission and to discuss recent concerns and comments from the…

    • 19th street aaron and deacon

"A culture of despair” when it comes to preservation in Philadelphia

Earlier this month, PlanPhilly spoke with Aaron Wunsch, the new assistant professor of historic preservation at the University of Pennsylvania. He has been instrumental in ongoing efforts to rescue the Frank…

    • Night Market is back for the season, starting out in Northern Liberties Thursday night.
Eyes on the Street

May 21-25: 10th Street bike lane/sharrow, electric city, human geography, and Night Market

10th Street Bike Lane Open Houses Tuesday, May 22, 5:30-7:30pm. Chinese Christian Church and Center meeting hall, 225 N. 10th Street. Wednesday, May 23, 4:30-6:30pm, SEPTA Food Court, 1234 Market Street.…

    • Scaffolding erected inside the church before roof repairs. | photo by Aaron Wunsch
Eyes on the Street

Patching 19th Street Baptist Church to buy time for its future

With sweat equity, generous donations, and building supplies purchased through a modest emergency grant, comes hope for the 19th Street Baptist Church, a historic Frank Furness-designed building in Point Breeze. As…

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