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    • 4601 Market
Eyes on the Street

New Police headquarters in West Philly means sale for Roundhouse, Health Department buildings

It's looking ever-more likely that someday the historic Provident Mutual Life Insurance Building at 46th and Market streets will become a new headquarters for the Police, Health Department, and city morgue. …

    • Roundhouse
    • Roundhouse-south
Eyes on the Street

Jan 9: Germantown Special Services District revival | Convention Center signage | Tower Place opens | Assumption demo stay, stays | Save the Roundhouse

Good morning, Streeters. Here's your morning Buzz from Germantown, North Broad Street, the Assumption hearing, and a bit of love for the Roundhouse:  Councilwoman Cindy Bass wants to reactivate the Germantown…

    • The Police Administration Building, 700 Race St., was designed in the early 1960s by Geddes, Brecher, Qualls & Cunningham.

Social media campaign to “Save the Roundhouse”: Penn grad students are staying ahead of the curve by mounting support before the city announces plans to raze the mid-century landmark.

It’s a building that many Philadelphians love to hate – a gray, concrete, distended kidney-shaped island rising in a sea of traffic. The Police Administration Building, better known as the Roundhouse,…

    • The Family Court Building (right) and Free Library help define Logan Square's civic architecture.
Eyes on the Street

2012 Endangered Properties List: Philly Modern, breweries, Family Court, and tax credits

The Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia released its 10th Annual Endangered Properties List [pdf] today, which includes three city-owned buildings, our dwindling supply of historic breweries, and examples of Philly modernism. Here'…

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