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May 2011 Archives

May 27, 2011
 The job of buildings is to improve human relations:architecture must ease them, not make them worse.Ralph Erskine                 Yesterday, members of the Penn Law senior staff took a tour of Golkin Hall.  The group represented some crucial corners of our community: Administrative... read more!
May 24, 2011
 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4NwP3wes4M8 The demolition started a year ago.  The steel beams went up in the Fall of 2010.  I’ve served on the building committee in a (very) minor capacity and have seen the plans from the very beginning. And now this Thursday,... read more!
May 13, 2011
 Sansom Walk to me is a just a great Philadelphia block.  Small fabulous businesses line one side of the street, while the University of Pennsylvania (which the Philadelphia Business Journal has year after year ranked as one of the largest... read more!
May 4, 2011
What do the National Football League and Golkin Hall have in common?                 Yes, we do have a strike ongoing on our construction site. The Daily Labor Report notes:  Some 5,000 union carpenters in Philadelphia and the four surrounding counties went on strike... read more!