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Preserving the Legacy of Frankford

historical societyYesterday, Plan Philly posted a great piece on Frankford and the issue of the preservation of  our historical heritage.  This includes not only the records, documents and artifacts but also buildings and structures.  The article went on to talk about how the Historical Society of Frankford is meeting this challenge during these tough economic times.

The article was very complimentary in terms of what is being done by the Historical Society and talked about our rich historical past.  Follow the link and give it a look. is a project of PennPraxis, the clinical arm of the School of Design of the University of Pennsylvania. Praxis, in partnership with the Philadelphia Inquirer and the Center for School Study Councils designed and produced the award-winning 2003 Penn’s Landing Forums and the 2005 Franklin Conference on School Design. In 2005 and 2006, Praxis partnered with the Philadelphia Daily News on Slots and the City, a series that investigated the potential physical implications of casinos on the City of Philadelphia.