• 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 Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia

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…

Well Preserved: 2014 Preservation Achievement Awards

From a fountain with seahorses to cherubs on a bus loop, Paul Cret’s Pachyderm house to Robert Smith’s St. Peter’s Church…

Spring restoration workshops for homeowners

Live in an old house with wood windows that need some TLC? Wondering how to make your old house more energy-efficient?…

Advocates rally for Boyd Theatre reuse

As snow fell Tuesday, about 35 hardy souls rallied under the Boyd Theatre’s canopy to protest the historic theater’s possible demolition, dutifully…

Rally for the Boyd Theatre December 10

The Boyd Theatre on Chestnut Street is Philly's last grand movie palace, a vacant Art Deco marvel waiting for its next…

Selective demolition at South Kensington's Gretz Brewery

The historic but fragile Gretz Brewery complex has stood at the corner of Germantown Avenue and Oxford Street since the 1880s,…





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