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Detention hall site to be art collection’s new home in Philadelphia

Philadelphia Inquirer December 15, 2004 By Patricia Horn One day after receiving court permission to relocate its renowned art gallery from Merion to Center City, the Barnes Foundation learned yesterday exactly where it would be moving: to the site of … Continue reading

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Center expansion being held hostage; Governor is shooting us, and himself, in the foot by delaying funds

Philadelphia Daily News October 25, 2004 Page 15 THE PENNSYLVANIA Convention Center is once again being held hostage. This is not exactly news for a building that must have an invisible “kidnap me” sign painted on its roof. This time, … Continue reading

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For him, it’s the little details that count

Courier-Post May 2, 1993 When Harry Perks, executive director of the Pennsylvania Convention Center Authority, gives visitors a tour of the Convention Center, he is flush with pride. The facility is the second-largest convention center on the East Coast (only … Continue reading

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