• 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.

You are viewing 7 articles by the author Ashley Hahn concerning Philadelphia Historical Commission

On Market East, an unusual fight in old battle pitting preservation against progress

By Ashley Hahn Market Street east of City Hall was one of Philly’s great shopping streets. After years of decline, the…

Radical retrofit on Pine Street aims to blend passive house with preservation

The four-story brick rowhouse at 1722 Pine Street sits mid-block on the south side of Pine. It shares a cornice line…

Hardship hearing for Boyd Theatre next week, consultants say reuse requires subsidy

Is there a financial hardship that prevents the reuse of the Boyd Theatre, Philadelphia’s last movie palace? That's the question that…

Royal Theater could be replaced by new mixed-use building

The Royal Theater will no longer exist if Universal Companies has its way. The Royal, now in its fourth decade of…

Icon of Chinatown overlooked no more

If you’ve walked down 10th Street in Chinatown you’ve seen Philadelphia’s version of a Mandarin palace, the Chinese Cultural and Community…

Preservation hardship rule revisions on hold

After being dropped from the Historical Commission’s agenda last month, proposed rule changes to the city’s preservation hardship regulations remain on…





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