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Published: Sat, 21 Apr 2018 08:42:43 GMT2018-04-21T08:42:43Z


Another ornate Philadelphia church faces the wrecking ball | Inga Saffron

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 08:42:43 GMT2018-04-21T08:42:43Z

The West Philadelphia church was built and paid for by one of the richest women in 19th century Philadelphia.

The first piece of the Reading Viaduct rail park opens in June. Then what?

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 11:35:35 GMT2018-04-19T11:35:35Z

Planners weigh the possibility of leaving the viaduct in a wild state and creating a sunken garden in a former rail cut.

April 20-26: In the garden, it's time to…

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 14:28:48 GMT2018-04-16T14:28:48Z

Divide perennials now!

One building's journey from a place of incarceration, to a venue of liberation

Sun, 15 Apr 2018 08:49:02 GMT2018-04-15T08:49:02Z

An old police station again houses a job training center in North Philadelphia.

Germantown residents are fighting to bring down the neighborhood's notorious blight king

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 13:40:17 GMT2018-04-13T13:40:17Z

Emanuel Freeman's mismanagement of Germantown Settlement continues to scar the neighborhood.

April 13-19: In the garden, it's time to…

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 23:24:38 GMT2018-04-11T23:24:38Z

Rake your old leaves, do a soil test, mow your lawn!

Ask Jennifer Adams: Pros and cons of a bathroom skylight

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 23:20:29 GMT2018-04-11T23:20:29Z

Who wouldn't want more natural light, a sense of privacy and beauty while bathing? Here are the benefits of skylights and some concerns.

Ask Jennifer Adams. Dining chairs dilemma: benches or chairs? 

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 11:43:42 GMT2018-04-11T11:43:42Z

Dining table debate - chairs or benches? Jennifer shares her ideas on how to comfortably seat your family and friends for dinner gatherings.