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Published: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 09:52:09 GMT


An exhilarating explosion of light and space at the renovated Liberty Title & Trust building
The elegant New York-style skyscraper at Broad and Arch has been reborn as an Aloft Hotel.

A wall of parking garages on the Schuylkill waterfront? In 2017, we know better
The latest proposal from PMC, the Philadelphia apartment giant, would set a pair of skyscrapers atop two massive garages along the Schuylkill waterfront in the Logan Square neighborhood.

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Seven ways that bike lanes benefit motorists and pedestrians
Maybe we could find common ground if we better understood how bike lanes fit in to Philadelphia's street network.

This North Philly house is a living catalog of classical detail
Built in 1898, the Conkling-Armstrong house is an important relic of Philadelphia's industrial heritage.

New Children's Hospital campus yearns for the big city, but can't leave the office park behind
Even high-rises in the city can project a suburban mentality.

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Trade union politics derail N. Philadelphia apartment proposal
The Zoning Board rejected a variance for a factory conversion despite strong neighborhood support and deal to create jobs for minority workers.

A modernist take on a traditional South Philly Italian social hall
Designed as the Grand Lodge for the Pennsylvania Order of the Sons of Italy in America, the South Broad Street building is now fulfilling its function by providing services to the disabled.