• Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday.
      Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday.

Reusing Greater St Matthew Baptist Church

    • Greater St. Matthew Baptist Church, at Grays Ferry and Fitzwater, will likely become apartments
      Greater St. Matthew Baptist Church, at Grays Ferry and Fitzwater, will likely become apartments

After a short time on the market, Greater St. Matthew Baptist Church on Grays Ferry and Fitzwater was sold to a developer who hopes to convert the church and its rectory into residential use.

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About the author

Ashley Hahn, Editor, Eyes on the Street

Ashley writes and edits Eyes on the Street. She has a special interest in preservation, neighborhoods, and all things public – from policy to art. Ashley holds masters degrees in City and Regional Planning and Historic Preservation from PennDesign.

Ashley has lived in 12 zip codes that she can think of, including neighborhoods in Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, New York and Philadelphia. She is proud to call 19147 home. 

Find Ashley on twitter @ashleyjhahn.


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