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    • The 110 regal homes of Parkside make up the most recently designated historic district.

The slow climb to historic district status

Jan. 6, 2010By Alan JaffeFor PlanPhillyThe designation of a Philadelphia neighborhood as a historic district is a cherished and increasingly valued honor. It places the community under the…

    • Adaptive reuse of an architecturally significant building, Hotel Palomar is Kimpton's first to receive LEED certification.

A day to focus on saving old structures

Dec. 1By Alan JaffeFor PlanPhillyThere is no greener building than the one that already exists.That’s the increasingly popular mantra of preservationists as they try to persuade architects…

    • The western entrance to Rowan Street is greened and welcoming.

Look Up: An English Village in Nicetown

Nov. 23By Alan JaffeFor PlanPhilly“Look Up” is a new feature of PlanPhilly that encourages appreciation of our architectural and historical environment. Each week, the photo essay will focus…

    • Mason after the event

Improving development through preservation

Nov. 12By Thomas J. WalshFor PlanPhillyIf it’s true that the death of every gilded age begets a new progressive era, one could argue that was evident in the…

    •  Gentilhommiere, Stephen Girard’s country retreat, began as a farmhouse, which was modified in 1800 and 1825.

Look Up: Arts & Crafts survives in South Philly

Oct. 5 By Alan JaffeFor PlanPhilly“Look Up” is a new feature of PlanPhilly that encourages appreciation of our architectural and historical environment. Each week, the photo essay focuses on…

    • Tangle of highways by Old City

Bill will bolster historic preservation

Photo of Old City courtesy of Brad Maule, check out his complete portfolio at www.phillyskyline.com/lovecopter Sept. 7By Alan JaffeFor PlanPhillyA bill that would broaden the use of federal…

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