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    • Bloomsday takes over the 2000 block of Delancey Place to celebrate James Joyce's 'Ulysses' on Saturday.
Eyes on the Street

June 15-17: SS United States 60th Anniversary | Bloomsday | Commotion Kickoff

SS United States 60th Anniversary Celebration Friday, June 15, 6:30-9pm. Independence Seaport Museum, 211 South Christopher Columbus Blvd. The SS United States Conservancy is celebrating the 60th anniversary of the ship’s…

    • The restoration of the Termini Bros. storefront earned a Preservation Achievement Award.
    • SS United States' telephone switchboards, still aboard vessel, years after her final crossing. Photo credit: Steve Ujifusa

SS United States Conservancy executive director update

Dear SS United States Conservancy Members and Supporters:    As we enter our "make or break year," we are working harder than ever to assure that the SS United States…

    • Lost Craft | flickr user phillytrax, Eyes on the Street flickr group
Eyes on the Street

PlanPhilly looks back: SS United States, Sunoco still seeks refinery buyers, no Promise Neighborhoods grant for Universal, Bill Green on BPT reform

Lost Craft | flickr user phillytrax, Eyes on the Street flickr group Today, PlanPhilly begins its look back at 2011 with a piece on the SS United States, by Steven…

    • Bow shot taken from Pier 82. Copyright photo: Steven B. Ujifusa for the SS United States Conservancy

Kicking off the Year in Review. Our tarnished jewel on the Delaware

Last summer, I phoned my grandmother Judy from the decks of the SS United States.  It was July 1, 2010, the happy day when Gerry Lenfest’s grant to the SS United…

    • A big step for the Big U

A big step for the Big U

This afternoon, at a reception at the South Philadelphia IKEA cafe, the ocean liner SS United States became the property of the SS United States Conservancy. According to the terms of…

    • Varenhorst plan for SS United States

Deal for SS United States faces deadline

The SS United States Conservancy, beneficiaries of a $5.8 million pledge from philanthropist H.F. “Gerry” Lenfest, is in the home stretch of securing title to the 990-foot-long ocean liner.Last spring, the…

    • DAG rallies behind SS United States redo plan

DAG rallies behind SS United States redo plan

The SS United States Conservancy, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to the protection and restoration of the SS United States, recently unveiled the results of a detailed feasibility study, as well as scale…

SS United States: Progress can build on the past

Progress can build on the past By Dan McSweeney The tragic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is one clear sign that we're due for a significant reassessment of national…

    • Lenfest keeps Big U alive

Lenfest keeps Big U alive

On July 2, 1952, thousands of people lined the Hudson River to watch the brand-new SS United States pull away from her pier and glide majestically out to sea. Bands played…

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Breaking news: A reprieve for the SS United States

By Steven B. UjifusaFor PlanPhillyAt Thursday night's National Flagship Celebration at the South Philadelphia IKEA, the SS United States Conservancy will formally announce that philanthropist H.F. (“Gerry”) Lenfest has…

    • SS United States

SS United States now in grave peril

March 3, 2010 By Steven B. Ujifusa For PlanPhillyThe owners of the SS United States are now accepting scrappers' bids for the famous ocean liner. Norwegian Cruise Lines, which is…

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