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An industrial corner of North Philadelphia offers a refreshing taste of Coca-Cola’s architecture | Inga Saffron

Every bottle of Coca-Cola in the tri-state area originates in a handsome 1940s building on Erie Avenue.
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An industrial corner of North Philadelphia offers a refreshing taste of Coca-Cola’s architecture | Inga Saffron

Every bottle of Coca-Cola in the tri-state area originates in a handsome 1940s building on Erie Avenue.

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Philadelphia’s legacy art museums work to attract a woke generation with frank talk and better amenities | Inga Saffron

There’s a reason that the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Penn Museum are opening new, more accessible entrances.
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Philadelphia’s legacy art museums work to attract a woke generation with frank talk and better amenities | Inga Saffron

There’s a reason that the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Penn Museum are opening new, more accessible entrances.

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Philadelphia’s Delaware waterfront has moved beyond gas stations and big box stores. Why can’t Bart Blatstein? | Inga Saffron

Next week, the city's zoning board will consider whether the developer should be allowed to build a Super Wawa gas station on Columbus Boulevard in South Philadelphia.
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Philadelphia’s Delaware waterfront has moved beyond gas stations and big box stores. Why can’t Bart Blatstein? | Inga Saffron

Next week, the city's zoning board will consider whether the developer should be allowed to build a Super Wawa gas station on Columbus Boulevard in South Philadelphia.
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A Marriott on North Broad Street? That and a lot more planned for a ‘grossly neglected’ part of Philly

Can the city straighten out the intersection but keep the twists and turns that make it special?

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The architects of New York’s public library came to Philadelphia and built this amazing church | Inga Saffron

Inspired by one of the most ancient Christian basilicas, the Rotunda in West Philadelphia was built in 1911 for an upstart Christian sect.

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New York joins growing roster of cities that ban cars on crucial transit streets. Why not Philadelphia? | Inga Saffron

Still struggling with the myths surrounding the failed Chestnut Street Transitway, Philadelphia has been cautious about introducing changes to speed up its buses. But times are changing.

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As Toll Brothers starts work on Jewelers Row tower, merchants wonder what’s next | Inga Saffron

Can the historic street retain its essential character even as its businesses grow more diverse?

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How a modern public library ended up among Wynnefield’s stately stone homes

Fifty years later, the library is still bringing light and enlightenment into the neighborhood.

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Columbus Square’s modernist pavilion ‘Roundhouse’ deserves to be saved, no matter who designed it

Philadelphia’s Department of Parks and Recreation doesn’t get why this whimsical pavilion matters.

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‘People can’t believe they’re in Kensington’ when they see new health center in historic bank

Preserving a historic bank could be the first step to healing one of Philadelphia's most ravaged neighborhoods.

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Three decorative metal signs reveal the history of Philly’s Brewerytown neighborhood | Inga Saffron

For 19th century retailers and manufacturers, these big blaring signs were the equivalent of today's digital billboard.

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Philadelphia’s renovated downtown mall still focuses on the inside, instead of on Market Street | Inga Saffron

What's up with that bathroom tile on the exterior of Philadelphia's new Fashion District shopping mall?

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New Temple library becomes the instant heart and soul of the campus | Inga Saffron

The granite-clad Charles Library is Temple University’s most compelling work of architecture in decades.

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A happy ending for two historic buildings in Northeast Philadelphia

A controversial historic preservation case turns out to be a win for both a church and its neighborhood.

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New apartment tower is weak compensation for loss of Philly’s art deco Boyd Theater

Instead of creating architecture, Philadelphia's apartment developers build "products."

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