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    • Mantua Greenway: Memorial Garden

Design concepts unveiled for Mantua Greenway

Spring was a season of progress for Mantua residents, who have been making plans for a green corridor and recreational trail along the neighborhood’s northern border. By late 2017, residents and…

    • Mantua Greenway
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Greenway in the works for Mantua's northern border

In West Philadelphia a group of Mantua residents and supportive partners want to fill a gap in Philadelphia’s flourishing bike trail network. At the same time they’re hoping to beautify the…

    • Quinn Evans' new museum entry
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Benjamin Franklin Museum leaves bicentennial behind, reopens after two-year renovation

Benjamin Franklin is a nearly mythic part of Philadelphia’s creation story and his presence is embedded in the city’s DNA, a storyline woven through our civic and cultural institutions. While he’s…

    • Cliveden Carriage House | Flickr user Michael Feagens, Creative Commons
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August 20-24: High-speed rail open house | Shanta Schachter at DVGBC | Bill Bolger at Cliveden | 'Moneyball' | 'Beetlejuice'

Cliveden Carriage House | Flickr user Michael Feagens, Creative CommonsNortheast Corridor High-Speed Rail Open House Monday, August 20, 4:30-7:30pm. 1234 Market Street, Mezzanine Level. Federal rail planners come to Philly…

    • The President's House memorial is still compromised by faulty equipment.
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Problems at President's House memorial | trash talk | Bainbridge water main update | Kerkstra's geek cred

The President’s House remains afflicted by lingering conservation and interpretation problems, reports the Inquirer. The faulty video displays (and their replacements) and unstable conditions for archaeological remains leave the…

    • Visitors looking at the archaeological remains of the nation's first executive mansion. | Gary Reed, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
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President's House Compromised

Nothing is easy for the President’s House site on Independence Mall. The memorial’s inception, discovery, planning, and design stirred debate. And now, a little more than a year after its completion,…

    • Spring Garden Street | via Interface Studio LLC
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National Park Service hosting photo contest

The National Park Service is hosting its eleventh annual National Historic Landmark Photo Contest. We've got an abundance of historic landmarks in our area, so grab your camera and start shooting.…

    • The 2009 photo contest winners included this shot of Augusta, Georgia's Historic Canal and Industrial District.

Focusing on the beauty of National Landmarks

Think of the gilded elegance of the Academy of Music, the Middle-Earth ambiance of the Moravian Tile Works, the menacing towers of Eastern State Penitentiary, or the sadly fading glory of…

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