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    • Edison eastern wall

Mixed scoreboard for preservationists in 2011

For the preservation community, this has been a year of renewed hope for a neighborhood landmark and a waterfront icon. But other historic buildings were lost to fire and demolition. The…

    • Poor Clares demo

Historical Commission defends role in monastery demolition

Historical Commission chairman Sam Sherman Friday gave a spirited defense of the commission's role in the recent demolition of a former Francisville monastery.The monastery, housed in two 19th century…

    • Demolition crews have begun tearing down the two brownstones at 2012-30 West Girard Ave.

Developer moves ahead with demolition of West Girard monastery

A developer moved ahead last week with the beginning of demolition of two 19th-century brownstone mansions on West Girard Avenue that had once served as a monastery for the Poor Clares,…

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