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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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Look Up! St. Stephen’s is a canvas of 19th century design

Three architects contributed distinctive styles to the landmark church on South 10th Street. “Look Up!” is a PlanPhilly feature that encourages appreciation of our architectural and historical environment. The photo essays focus…

    • Fairmount Ave
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Fairmount Civic Association votes in favor of the proposed Fairmount Bike Lane

The Fairmount Civic Association voted by in favor of the proposed Fairmount Bike Lane at the group's meeting Thursday night.  The meeting was the first of three community meetings the Bicycle…

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Half-demolished church at 11th and Mt. Vernon awaiting zoning approvals

Nobody in Philadelphia is ever going to build anything like the old stone Church of the Nativity at 11th and Mt. Vernon streets again. It’s a combination of design and materials…

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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.…

    • colliers informally marketed church assumption 21 million

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.…

    • historical commission denies legalization latest feibush project

Historical Commission denies legalization of latest Feibush project

Developer Ori Feibush has gained a reputation as a man who likes to take matters into his own hands — this summer, for example, he made headlines for his clean-up, and…

    • Ashley Hahn

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…

Eyes on the Street

Six Casino possibilities, three on Packer Ave

Thursday was the deadline to submit applications to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board for Philadelphia's second casino license. PlanPhilly's Kellie Patrick Gates reports that six teams threw their hats in the ring.…

    • Gorgas Park, Roxborough on October 26 | Gary Reed, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
Eyes on the Street

Testing SEPTA's New Payment Technology | Visions of North Broad | Storm affects absentee vote | $60m deal for 907 Market | Big storms, big government

We've been paying lots of attention to Sandy, but the storm isn't the only newsworhty item. Here's a lunchtime edition of The Buzz to play post-storm catch-up. SEPTA is testing out…

    • From NOAA: Coastal Watches/Warnings and 5-Day Track Forecast Cone Hurricane SANDY Advisory #028A, 8am on October 29
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Sandy by the hour | Bart's 'anti-casino' | Toll, Society Hill neighbors at ZBA | cheering land bank legislation | Philly's brightest bulbs | ID old signs

From NOAA: Coastal Watches/Warnings and 5-Day Track Forecast Cone Hurricane SANDY Advisory #028A, 8am on October 29Good morning, Streeters. We've got Sandy on the mind this morning and will do…

    • The Atlantic Building, at Broad and Spruce streets, could soon feature 7 floors of retail space.
    • Fall color, 4th and Bainbridge. | join EOTS on Flickr
    • Shin on Me | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
Eyes on the Street

Luminous, lively Philly | Bart's 'lavish' casino party | talking Textizen | Queen Lane limbo | Julian Abele Park update | accepting North Philly change

Shin on Me | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr groupHappy Monday, streeters. Today promises to be as lovely as the weekend was, so let's start off today's Buzz on…

Eyes on the Street

Local artists lead tour of subway art installations

For works of public art, transit centers can be intense gathering spaces where, unlike some other public spaces, the art has both a captive audience and a dynamic venue. The vibrant…

    • Local artists lead tour of subway art installations

Local artists lead tour of subway art installations

For works of public art, transit centers can be intense gathering spaces where, unlike some other public spaces, the art has both a captive audience and a dynamic venue. The vibrant…

    • RFP goes out for Spring Garden Connector project, plus other riverfront project updates

RFP goes out for Spring Garden Connector project, plus other riverfront project updates

An RFP went out this week seeking a designer for the Spring Garden Connector project -  improvements with the goal of making walking or biking from Northern Liberties to the waterfront…

    • Developer Eric Blumenfeld now owns the Divine Lorraine Hotel. Will Philly's most iconic symbol of blight finally see new life? | Gary Reed, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
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Blumenfeld acquires Divine Lorraine | Council shrinking stream buffers | Great Chestnut Hill | Construction violations | Vote without ID

Developer Eric Blumenfeld now owns the Divine Lorraine Hotel. Will Philly's most iconic symbol of blight finally see new life? | Gary Reed, Eyes on the Street Flickr groupGood morning,…

    • divinelorrainehotel
Eyes on the Street

Blumenfeld snags Divine Lorraine at sheriff sale

Eric Blumenfeld did it. Today Blumenfeld acquired the Divine Lorraine (again) for just over $8 million. This year, we've followed along as the city promised action on the Divine…

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