Church of the Assumption

(The former Church of the Assumption, at 12th and Spring Garden Streets in Philadelphia.  Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Historic Spring Garden Street Church Gets Another Demolition Stay

The 160-year-old Church of the Assumption will be spared the wrecking ball, at least for now, following a ruling from the city’s L&I Review Board.

02/22/2013

(The former Church of the Assumption, at 12th and Spring Garden Streets in Philadelphia.  Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Phila. Historical Commission Clarifies Stance on Demolition of Historic Church

Philadelphia’s Historical Commission has reaffirmed its decision to allow the demolition of the 160-year-old Church of the Assumption, on Spring Garden Street.

01/11/2013

(The former Church of the Assumption, at 12th and Spring Garden Streets in Philadelphia.  Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Demolition Delayed Again For Church Of The Assumption

The battle continues over the 160-year-old Church of the Assumption on Spring Garden Street. The church, which has ties to two Catholic saints, got yet another stay of demolition yesterday.

01/09/2013

(The former Church of the Assumption, at 12th and Spring Garden Streets in Philadelphia.  Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Spring Garden Neighbors Hope For 11th-Hour Reprieve of Historic Church

The L&I board was scheduled to decide Tuesday afternoon on whether to temporarily halt the demolition.

12/11/2012

(The former Church of the Assumption, at 12th and Spring Garden Streets in Philadelphia.  Credit: John Ostapkovich)

End Of The Line For Historic Philadelphia Church?

Nailed to the padlocked door of the former Church of the Assumption on Spring Garden Street is a notice of demolition.

12/04/2012

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