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News Article LocationsLandmark Rises Into The Sky Once Again - Philadelphia, PA

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In 1992, the landmark steeple which identified this church, was destroyed by a vicious 'nor'easter causing a fifty-foot chasm to open in the church's roof, subjecting many priceless paintings and murals on the ceiling to water damage.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/1/2011

last visited: 9/28/2013

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News Article LocationsWe Have His REAL Teeth - National Constitution Center - Philadelphia, PA

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As part of our summer attractions here at our Constitution center, the real teeth of George Washington, not the supposed wooden ones are on display.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/5/2011

last visited: 7/28/2012

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News Article LocationsPhiladelphia Keeps Strawbridge Name but Loses a Retail Tradition - Philadelphia, PA

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It was big news in 1997 when this mainstay of Philadelphia was bought. It was even bigger news when the name was eventually changed...forever!

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/16/2011

last visited: 2/28/2016

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News Article LocationsBig Ben at Franklin Town - Philadelphia, PA

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This stainless steel silhouetted bust of Franklin has porticos resembling keys & supporting blue arches mounting crests resembling kites. Four additional columns support abstract lightning bolts. It was written up several times in our local papers.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/12/2013

last visited: never

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News Article Locations‘Religious Liberty’ Statue Finds New Home on Independence Mall - Philadelphia, PA

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The “Religious Liberty” statue has moved from its previous location at the National Museum of American Jewish History at 55 North 5th Street to the museum’s new site a block away. Both locations are on Independence Mall.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/22/2011

last visited: 8/20/2019

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News Article LocationsHistoric-Area Offices Take Hits - Philadelphia, PA

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As early as May 4, 2012, the historic Bourse Building was suffering financially due to the many vacancies.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/5/2013

last visited: 7/27/2017

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News Article LocationsA Memorial to Frank Rizzo Turns Back Time - Philadelphia, PA

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This article is about the unveiling of this beautiful statue of the former and beloved 93rd Mayor of Philadelphia, Frank Rizzo who served in the 1970s.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/18/2013

last visited: 7/27/2017

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News Article Locations‘Rocky’ Statue Makes Comeback at Museum - Philadelphia, PA

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More newsworthy than the Art Museum & its magnificent collection of paintings, sculptures, statues and other treasures, is the Rocky statue. Its has made the newspaper countless times, especially because of its controversial placement at the Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/6/2011

last visited: 8/25/2016

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News Article LocationsJerry Pinkney Illustrations Brighten Up The Philadelphia Museum Of Art - Philadelphia, PA

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Currently, the Philadelphia Museum of Art (Perelman Building) is celebrating the work of Jerry Pinkney. The exhibit honors the illustrator who is responsible for bringing legendary folk tales and forgotten narratives to life.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/7/2013

last visited: never

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News Article LocationsThe Philadelphia Museum Expands Into a Landmark - Philadelphia, PA

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The Art Deco, Ruth and Raymond G. Perelman Building - originally the Fidelity Mutual Life Insurance Company Building - opened on September 15, 2017 as an annex to the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/7/2013

last visited: never

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Once beautiful and most of all WET, this gigantic fountain has been undergoing some problems which has forced its shut down. It seems the thing leaks!

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/9/2013

last visited: 7/31/2016

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News Article LocationsPhilly's Museum Mile Meets Fairmount Park & Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden - Philadelphia, PA

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This news article highlights the Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden, located behind the Philadelphia Museum of Art, on the elevated terrace adjacent to landscape architectural firm Olin’s gorgeous Sol LeWitt garden.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/6/2013

last visited: 11/9/2013

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There are at least three different versions of this sculpture in the United States, two made of Cor-Ten steel and bronze (this one) and another of mahogany veneer. This sculpture was added to the Anne d'Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden in 2010.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/26/2012

last visited: never

Image for Sculpture by Late Artist Franz West is Installed in Museum's Sculpture Garden - Philadelphia, PAview gallery

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News Article LocationsSculpture by Late Artist Franz West is Installed in Museum's Sculpture Garden - Philadelphia, PA

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Lips is one of the newest additions to the Anne D’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden located at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The sculpture is colorful, fun, whimsical and a favorite for the kids.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/6/2013

last visited: never

Image for Johnson Park Back In Public Eye - Camden, NJview gallery

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News Article LocationsJohnson Park Back In Public Eye - Camden, NJ

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As an architectural wonder of Camden, this beautiful, neoclassic building erected in 1919, with its imposing columns, intense mosaic and its wading pool out front, is the jewel of Camden. This article details its rebirth and renovation.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/6/2011

last visited: 7/8/2011

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News Article LocationsNeighbors Rally 'Round Old Tower - Philadelphia, PA

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This news article from 1997 reports on the unveiling of the PHMP (Philadelphia Historic Marker Program) Marker next to the shot tower with the mayor, officials, historians and most importantly, the neighborhood present to watch.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/5/2013

last visited: 3/13/2009

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News Article LocationsNews Article about the 1995 Fire at the Philadelphia Zoo

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A fire in the primate building of the Philadelphia Zoo during the early morning hours of December 24, killed 23 animals, including a family group of six lowland gorillas, a family group of three orangutans, four white-handed gibbons, and ten lemurs.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/21/2007

last visited: 11/2/2013

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News Article LocationsThe Sears Building Controversy - Camden City, NJ

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A relic from the late 20s remains on scary Admiral WIlson Blvd. (Route 30), a reminder of the commercial success and plenty that was once Camden. Although on the NRHP, a heated debate exists in which the razing of this building hangs in the balance.

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/5/2011

last visited: never

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News Article Locations30 Students Walk Out in Protest @ West Philadelphia High - Philadelphia, PA

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About 30 students walked out of West Philadelphia High School on Friday, Februrey 11, 2011, protesting a planned restructuring of their school and the handling of discipline.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/18/2011

last visited: never

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News Article LocationsHostage Standoff - Walt Whitman Bridge - Gloucester City, NJ

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I was coming home from work when suddenly all traffic on the bridge stopped. I was about mid-span. I knew something was wrong when helicopters swarmed the area. A standoff with an armed man eventually ended and I finally made it home.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 5/18/2008

last visited: 1/25/2009

Image for Ribbon-Cutting at the New Haddon Township Community Garden - Haddon Twp., NJview gallery

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News Article LocationsRibbon-Cutting at the New Haddon Township Community Garden - Haddon Twp., NJ

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Keeping up a NRHP site takes effort. The back yard was a hot vacant mess but now a new community garden to the rear of the Newton Union Schoolhouse will help to maintain the beauty and aesthetics of this site. The article explains the story.

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/6/2013

last visited: never

Image for Banners Gracing the Entrance to Harding Middle School Tell Part of the Story! - Philadelphia, PAview gallery

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News Article LocationsBanners Gracing the Entrance to Harding Middle School Tell Part of the Story! - Philadelphia, PA

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Usually in the news for something negative, Harding finally has something of which to be proud...hooray!

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 3/4/2012

last visited: never

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News Article LocationsStudents Raise Flags As Part Of Bullying Prevention Campaign - Philadelphia, PA

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Harding takes bullying seriously!

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/23/2013

last visited: never

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News Article LocationsHappy 100th Birthday Frankford High School - Philadelphia, PA

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Since Frankford opened in 1910 as an annex to Central High, more than 56,000 students have graduated. Most came from working-class families, and some went on to become doctors, lawyers, engineers, & teachers. An open house celebrated the event.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/2/2011

last visited: never

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News Article LocationsA Visionary Architect, His Buried Structures Soared - Cherry Hill, NJ

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This article focuses on another installment of the Hidden Architecture of Cherry Hill, featuring a home which epitomizes earth homes designed and built by the father of modern earth-sheltered architecture, Malcolm Wells.

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/27/2013

last visited: never

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