Tag archive for ‘preservation’
By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, October 8th, 2014
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HARB says left in dark by Borough Hall on Odette’s re-developent plans; votes down latest proposal

Gateway to New Hope attorney Ed Murphy Developer Gateway to New Hope, LLC continued to press its demand to demolish the historic remains of a 1784 tavern in an appearance before New Hope’s Historic Architectural More...

By Charlie Sahner On Monday, August 18th, 2014

Borough Council meeting preview: Playhouse hopes to light up riverside with colored LEDs; Council proposal would make joining committees harder, removing members easier

Despite lacking required permits, Bucks County Playhouse officials want to illuminate this unapproved river-facing signage There are are several important discussions and votes taking place at Tuesday night’s More...

By Charlie Sahner On Monday, June 16th, 2014

New Hope Borough Council president risks appearance of conflict of interest by not recusing herself from review of project next door

Proposed project site (foreground) and Claire Shaw’s property (background, fenced) New Hope Borough Council President Claire Shaw would be well-advised to create some distance between herself and the borough’s More...

By Staff On Thursday, May 29th, 2014

Opinion: Demolition of the Odetteā€™s building will seriously degrade the entire image of historical New Hope

The following letter was sent to New Hope Borough Council on May 16 by preservation expert Kathryn Ann Auerbach of Erwinna. A graduate of William & Mary, Auerbach is an instructor of historic preservation at More...