• 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.

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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…

Jan 14: New site, new tools | Historical Commission recap | How Council spreads the wealth | labor tactics | Roosevelt Blvd signage | look into 1943

Good morning and happy Monday! Wasn’t yesterday’s fog wild? If you snapped cool photos of the city shrouded by that thick…

Jan 9: Germantown Special Services District revival | Convention Center signage | Tower Place opens | Assumption demo stay, stays | Save the Roundhouse

Good morning, Streeters. Here's your morning Buzz from Germantown, North Broad Street, the Assumption hearing, and a bit of love for…



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