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Food & Drink

Family recipes are heirlooms. Learn ways to preserve them like historical documents at the Free Library.

Free Library recipes

Music

Library of Congress selects Philadelphia jazz musician's album for preservation

Lee Morgan Library of Congress

Real Estate

Pennypack Farm to be permanently protected in Horsham

Pennypack Farm Preservation

Environment

Part of Cape May Co. beach, legendarily haunted and a haven for nudists, closes for ecological work

Higbee Beach NJ

Development

Cherry Hill completes purchase to preserve 23-acre Holly Ravine Farm

Holly Ravine Farm

Movies

National Film Registry adds 'Desperately Seeking Susan,' directed by Abington-native Susan Seidelman

National Film Registry

Music

The Menzingers shot a music video at Lynnewood Hall, the Gilded Age mansion in Elkins Park

Lynnewood Hall Menzingers

Development

The Roundhouse, Philly's former police headquarters, is now one step away from historic preservation

Roundhouse Preservation

Environment

Schuylkill Center reveals donors who gave $3 million to preserve Roxborough's Boy Scout Tract

Schuylkill Center Donors

Environment

Chester County farm permanently preserved in effort to protect natural lands from development

Chester County Farm Preservation

Real Estate

Lynnewood Hall, the last Gilded Age mansion in the Philly area, to be restored

Lynnewood Hall

Environment

M. Night Shyamalan sells 90 acres of Chester County farm to preservation group

Kirkwood Farm

Development

Carpenters' Hall to reopen this summer after undergoing preservation project, repairs from Christmas Eve fire

Carpenters' Hall Reopening

Environment

Longwood Gardens to purchase 505-acre du Pont Estate in Delaware

Longwood Gardens Granogue Reserve

Environment

Schuylkill Center to permanently preserve 24-acre Boy Scout Tract in Roxborough

Schuylkill Center Boy Scout Tract

Government

South Jersey historic sites could receive portion of $15.8 million in state funding for preservation efforts

Lucy The Elephant Grant

Real Estate

Vintage A-frame Wildwood vacation home to be spared demolition

Wildwood A Frame Home

Real Estate

Wildwood's historic Shamrock building to be relocated and preserved

Shamrock Wildwood Preservation

Government

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

Roxborough victorian historic preservation

Development

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

Cape May Point Retreat

Neighborhoods

John Coltrane House project in Strawberry Mansion gets state blight remediation funds

Coltrane House Preservation

Grants

Seven Philly organizations receive state historic preservation grants

Eastern State Penitentiary Grant

Historical Buildings

Nine historic Philly structures receive state grants for preservation

Powel House Old City

Illness

You definitely want to avoid most fried and frozen foods when battling the flu, study suggests

food additive flu

Development

Township denies Toll Brothers' massive development proposal near Brandywine Battlefield

Crebilly Farm

Sponsored

Help Germantown win a vital Historic Preservation Grant

Germantown United CDC Preservation Grant

History

Philly's neighborhoods are now a 'National Treasure'

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Development

Jewelers Row condo developer drawn into preservation fight near Brandywine Battlefield

Crebilly Farm

Preservation

Philly cyclist spots 205-year-old infrastructure relics in Center City

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Historic Preservation

Philadelphia establishes historic preservation task force

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Martin Luther King Jr.

Camden home where Martin Luther King Jr. lived while in seminary will be saved

Martin Luther King Jr. house Camden

Preservation

Groundbreaking book inspires bus tour of the Pinelands

Carroll - John McPhee Book and The Pine Barrens

Pine Barrens

Gallery: Into the Pine Barrens

Carroll - John McPhee Book and The Pine Barrens

Development

Can Jewelers Row buildings be saved from wrecking ball?

Jewelers row Sept 17

Preservation

With some help, Absecon Lighthouse still shines good light on Atlantic City

Absecon Lighthouse

Development

Nature preserve planned for hidden forest in Camden

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Design

Archaeological dig at Shofuso unearths remnants of long-forgotten Japanese bazaar

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Preservation

Pennsylvania's strange, single-arch McDonald's sign to be preserved by fanatic

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Animals

WATCH: Adorable baby lemurs to debut at Philadelphia Zoo

Lemurs Philly

Preservation

Mystery buyer saves Fishtown church from demolition

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Lifestyle

NJ photogs explore decaying structures in name of preservation

Abandoned NJ Power plant

History

S.S. United States saved from scrap heap — for now

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