The 1854 Act of Consolidation was passed by the Pennsylvania General Assembly to incorporate all of the townships, districts, and boroughs located in the greater Philadelphia County into the City of Philadelphia. As a result, […]
There’s much more to this deceptively simple, skyscraper with the famous neon sign than meets the eye. It’s timeless! “The PSFS Building is one of the city’s most important buildings,” claims Ken Hinde, former director of the […]
Richard Major provides commentary on the will of Mary Houlton (1730-1811), a “maiden” of the City of Philadelphia.