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    • Atlantic Refining Co., June 22, 1926 (Image # 6111) | Aero Service Corp. | Courtesy of Aerial Viewpoint, Spring, TX
Eyes on the Street

From Above: Refining along the Lower Schuylkill, 1926

In honor of the Lower Schuylkill Master Plan’s [pdf] release earlier this month, we head back into the past to look at a section of the Lower Schuylkill from above.…

    • Mockup of David Guinn's new autumnal mural that will overlook Palumbo Park. | courtesy of David Guinn
    • St. Matthew Baptist Church, 2319 Fitzwater St.

Preservation group issues SOS for 20 sites

When old buildings start to fall through the cracks, Save Our Sites is there to catch them. The organization issues an SOS each year for structures that other preservation groups, and…

    • Livable Communities and Philadelphia

Livable Communities and Philadelphia

On Monday, May 17th, Livable Communities Task Force Members Earl Blumenauer and Allyson Y. Schwartz will join Penn Design School’s Penn Praxis and the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia for…

Inquirer: Tradition and revitalization along E. Passyunk Avenue

Inquirer: Tradition and revitalization along E. Passyunk Avenue Staring out the window of his cheese shop one slow afternoon, Philip Mancuso declares himself "the last of the Mohicans." After almost…

    •  Gentilhommiere, Stephen Girard’s country retreat, began as a farmhouse, which was modified in 1800 and 1825.

Look Up: Arts & Crafts survives in South Philly

Oct. 5 By Alan JaffeFor PlanPhilly“Look Up” is a new feature of PlanPhilly that encourages appreciation of our architectural and historical environment. Each week, the photo essay focuses on…

Girard Estate building added to Philadelphia Register of Historic Places

As posted in this month's Preservation Alliance E-News Update: Historic Designation for Girard BuildingOn December 12, the Philadelphia Historical Commission voted to approve designation of the Stephen Girard Building…

    • National Heritage Trail

Imagining blazing this trail

Jan. 4, 2007By David Schaaf RAPhiladelphia City Planning Commission The exiting 109th Congress of the United States created the Nation’s “First National Water Trail” – more properly, the “John…

    • Some values from Queen Village

Values consolidation under way

In January, there will be a consolidation of citizens' core neighborhood and waterfront values identified in three public sessions in December. The values from the forums are listed below. They will…

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