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    • L&I demolition notice on Church of the Assumption

LIBR: Stay on demolition of Church of the Assumption to continue

The Board of L&I Review has continued its stay of the demolition permit to demolish the historic Church of the Assumption. The BLIR issued the stay of demolition when neighbors filed…

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Little-known architect of threatened church to be focus of NYC symposium

Patrick Charles Keely designed more than 700 religious buildings, including Philadelphia’s Church of the Assumption.   While the battle to save the Church of the Assumption from the wrecking ball grows…

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Historical Commission says demo permit for Church of the Assumption is valid

The Historical Commission announced Friday morning that its members unanimously affirmed the validity of a permit to demolish the historic Church of the Assumption issued to the building’s owner last fall.…

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Historical Commission asked to weigh in on stay of demolition for Church of the Assumption

A stay of demolition for the historic Church of the Assumption has been continued pending further review by the Philadelphia Historical Commission, per a decision from the Board of L&I Review…

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Colliers 'informally marketing' Church of the Assumption for $2.1 million

John Wei is willing to sell the embattled Church of the Assumption, a certified historic property at 12th and Spring Garden that he’s owned since July. The asking price? $2.1 million.…

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Stay of Demolition for Church of the Assumption

Barring some Act of God, the Church of the Assumption will live to see 2013. At a hearing Tuesday, the very day a demolition permit went into effect for the historic…

    • Notices posted on the doors of the church say it will be demolished on or after Dec. 11.

Owner of historic Church of the Assumption says he isn’t able to preserve it

The owner of the Church of the Assumption, the historic structure at the center of a longstanding preservation battle, said he does not want to raze what he calls a “beautiful…

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Will holiday demolition herald Church of the Assumption?

In October, Court of Common Pleas Judge Idee C. Fox ruled that the Board of L&I Review was wrong to overturn the Historical Commission’s decision to grant the owners of the…

    • A buyer has been found for the Church of the Assumption complex.
    • Court of Common Pleas reverses L&I Review Board decision on Church of the Assumption

Court of Common Pleas reverses L&I Review Board decision on Church of the Assumption

Court of Common Pleas Judge Idee C. Fox ruled on Tuesday that the Board of L&I Review was wrong to overturn the Historical Commission’s decision to grant the owners of the…

    • “Sale” signs are still posted on the church and school, two weeks after the property was sold.

Demolition debate may continue over Church of the Assumption

The court battle over the demolition of the historic Church of the Assumption may continue, despite the recent change in ownership. Stradley Ronon Stevens and Young, the law firm representing Siloam,…

    • A buyer has been found for the Church of the Assumption complex.
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Developer in contract for Church of the Assumption

PlanPhilly's Alan Jaffe reports that developer John Wei is under contract to buy the Church of the Assumption complex from Siloam, the social service organization that previously sought to raze…

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Fight over Church of the Assumption to pivot on powers of city departments

The battle over the future of a Spring Garden church building moved into the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas this morning, with the focus on the power of one city department…

    • New court date for Church of the Assumption

New court date for Church of the Assumption

Oral arguments in the case of the Church of the Assumption have been rescheduled from April 26 to Thursday, May 10, at 10 a.m., in Court Room 426 of City Hall.…

    • Judge postpones oral arguments in Church of the Assumption demolition case

Judge postpones oral arguments in Church of the Assumption demolition case

A Philadelphia Common Pleas Court judge has rescheduled oral arguments in a case that could decide the fate of a historic Callowhill church.Judge Idee C. Fox postponed a hearing scheduled…

    • The Church of the Assumption, 1123-33 Spring Garden St., was designated historic by the city in May 2009.

L&I review board releases findings in support of Church of the Assumption's preservation

Siloam, the social service agency that owns the historic Church of the Assumption, did not try hard enough to sell the property before seeking permission to demolish it, and the Philadelphia…

    • The former convent sits behind the church on Brandywine Street.

Church preservation case to be heard in Common Pleas Court

Philadelphia Common Pleas Court has set the timetable for hearing the appeal to allow a social service agency to raze the historic Church of the Assumption, while the agency seeks to…

    • Church of the Assumption complex for sale

Church of the Assumption complex for sale

There's another chapter being written in the long history of the Church of the Assumption.Siloam, a non-profit HIV/AIDS organization, in a written statement, announced the sale of its entire property…

    • The church was built by architect Patrick Charles Keely in 1848-49.

L&I review board supports civic group's appeal to save church

The historic Church of the Assumption on Spring Garden Street was thrown a lifeline today, when the Board of Licenses & Inspections Review voted in favor of a civic group’s appeal…

    • Assumption Church battle gets under way in L&I arena

Assumption Church battle gets under way in L&I arena

The legal battle over the survival of the Church of the Assumption moved firmly into the jurisdiction of the Board of Licenses & Inspection Review today. But after five hours of…

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