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Nicholas and Athena Karabots

Nicholas and Athena Karabots help break through the wall of Franklin Institute, revealing expansion  named in their honor. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

New Addition To Franklin Institute Will Help Educate Children

The Franklin Institute celebrated a milestone Tuesday in the construction of the new state-of-the art Nicholas and Athena Karabots Pavilion.

09/04/2013

(The 20-foot-tall statue of Benjamin Franklin is covered in plastic in preparation for demolition and construction work nearby.  Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Franklin’s Likeness Goes Under Wraps As Franklin Institute Expands

Workers have pulled a huge sheet of plastic over the 20-foot-tall, white marble statue of Ben Franklin, in preparation of removal of a portion of the south wall of the Franklin Institute’s central great hall.

08/20/2013

(Nicholas & Athena Karabots flanked by mayor and councilwoman Blackwell. Credit John McDevitt)

CHOP Opens A New Pediatric Care Facility

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Wednesday morning for Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s new pediatric care facility at 48th and Market Streets.

02/06/2013

(Credit: Brad Segall)

Small Montgomery County Library Gets Multi-Million Dollar Makeover

Two years ago, Whitemarsh residents Nicholas and Athena Karabots offered more than $4 million to enlarge and update the Jeanes Memorial Library on Joshua Road.

05/26/2012

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