Pennsylvania’s Architectural Heritage: The Preservation Movement in the Keystone State, 1950-1981

As the last in a four-part series about Pennsylvania s architecture, this conclusion focuses on the developĀ­ments which have occurred in the field of preservation over the past thirty years. Although this temporal division may seem disproportionate when comĀ­pared with the one hundred fifty years covered in rite preceding article. it has been dictated by both the incentives and challenges to...
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Lost and Found

Lost Designed in 1886 by acclaimed American architect Frank Furness (1839-1912), the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company’s passenger station in Philadelphia was largely completed within two years. The terminal, photographed in 1929, was located at Twenty-Fourth and Chestnut Streets. Passenger service from this grand depot ceased in 1958. Following a fire, the building was demolished in...
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