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Government

Black Doctors Row in Graduate Hospital becomes first Black historic district in Philadelphia

Black Doctors Row

Phillies

More to do on Fourth of July weekend: cannon demonstrations, a dinner cruise and fireworks after the Phillies games

Phillies Fireworks Show

History

Sun Ra House in Germantown gets historic landmark designation

Sun Ra House Philly

Development

Homeless veteran housing completed at historic Art Deco school building in North Philly

Philly Affordable Housing Veterans

Development

Fishtown's historic St. Laurentius Church to be replaced by 8-story residential building

St. Laurentius Church Fishtown

Government

Victorian buildings in Roxborough get protection while Philadelphia Historical Commission considers designation

Roxborough victorian historic preservation

Government

NJ Black heritage trail would link cultural and historical markers, according to bill

Harriet Tubman Museum

Development

Cape May Point retreat St. Mary by-the-Sea to become nature center

Cape May Point Retreat

Development

Historic Penn Home in Fishtown to be converted into residential complex, restaurant

Penn Home Fishtown

Arts & Culture

Lucy the Elephant receives $500,000 grant from National Park Service for restoration project

Lucy the Elephant restoration project

Arts & Culture

Photo exhibit of razed Philly buildings is a call to action, artist says

Stop Demolishing Philly

Development

Cape May to turn historic Franklin Street School into county library

Cape May Library School

Development

Historic firehouse in Olde Kensington, built in 1895, could be poised for apartments

Firehouse Old Kensington

Gaming

'Landmark' esports venue to open inside historic Philly warehouse

philadelphia esports campus

Historical Buildings

18th-Century log cabin discovered during demolition of Pennsylvania bar

History

Fallingwater and seven other Frank Lloyd Wright buildings named on UNESCO World Heritage list

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Historical Buildings

Nine historic Philly structures receive state grants for preservation

Powel House Old City

Trocadero Theatre

PHOTOS: 100 years of the Trocadero Theatre

Historic Trocadero Photos

Development

Construction on historic Family Court building to begin in June

family court building hotel

Development

Apartments proposed at Kensington property with historic milk bottle water tower

Harbison's milk bottle tower

Design

Historic Cape May property will reopen as a boutique hotel next summer

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Real Estate

Old City’s Painted Bride building denied protection via historic designation

painted bride center

Development

New interior renderings of Met Philadelphia show the 110-year-old opera house reimagined

met opera house renovations rendering

Food & Drink

Two Persons coffee shop opens at Bok Building in South Philly

Two Persons Coffee shop

Development

First Look: Met Philly pushes local pride with teaser video boasting Jason Kelce, Rocky

met opera house renovations rendering

Fires

Demolition of fire-damaged Old City building begins

Carroll - Old City Fire

Development

Kensington's iconic milk bottle is now a historical landmark

Harbison's milk bottle tower

Development

South Philly building gets nod for National Register of Historic Places

Frankford Chocolate Factory

Architecture

To do: Free, indoor architectural tours as temperatures drop

Schools

Philly's historic Central High School to undergo major renovations

Central High School

Religion

UPDATE: City Historical Commission effectively kills church deal with Royal Farms

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Development

Report: Historic preservation effort drives up cost of Ben Franklin Parkway hotel project

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Help Germantown win a vital Historic Preservation Grant

Germantown United CDC Preservation Grant

History Mystery

Oversized cellar beneath colonial tavern is a history mystery

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History

Philly's neighborhoods are now a 'National Treasure'

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Eastern State Penitentiary

PHOTOS: Eastern State Penitentiary re-opens 'Hospital Block'

Carroll - Eastern State Penitentiary Cellblock 3

Parks and Recreation

PHOTOS: Philadelphia's historic Washington Square

Carroll - Historic Washington Square

Sponsored

Five things you have to do in Moorestown

Development

Historic Germantown YWCA, left to languish, on track for 'new era'

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Development

Photos: In a historic event, Divine Lorraine's signs shine again over North Philadelphia

Carroll - Devine Lorraine Hotel on Broad Street

Real Estate

Camden house where Martin Luther King Jr. lived issued demolition notice

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Real Estate

Grace Kelly’s childhood home for sale in East Falls

Grace Kelly Home in East Falls

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