The Main Line Times has a report from the Lower Merion Conservancy.
Lower Merion Conservancy
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Friday, October 14, 2011
The historic preservation group debuts its conservancy tour Sunday.
Debuting a new house tour series, the Lower Merion Conservancy will showcase six historic mansions throughout the township this weekend. Featuring historically preserved or restored homes on the market from $1.4 to $8 million, the group welcomes house-hunters, historic architecture nuts and other interested folks into Merion, Gladwyne, Villanova and Haverford mansions. "People who come are typically interested in historic architecture and the environment surrounding Lower Merion and Narberth," Historic Preservation Director Lori Salganicoff said. Meeting at the First Baptist Church of Ardmore on Sunday (Oct. 16) at 1 p.m., the tour will weave through stately Victorians, well-preserved mansions, and homes that protect the vision of …
Tuesday, June 28, 2011
The regular monthly meeting will discuss a “Lower Merion Conservancy Playscape” among other agenda items.
Lower Merion Township’s Environmental Advisory Council meets Tuesday evening at 7 p.m. Among the items to be discussed will be the “Lower Merion Conservancy Playscape,” with plans for a rain garden and greenhouse, to be presented by senior planner Andrea Campisi. (A playscape is a playground without the traditional monkey bars and the like, but including instead things like a potting shed or shallow streams, designed with children in mind.) Campisi said on Tuesday afternoon that the Conservancy received a pretty sizable grant for the project at Rolling Hill Park. “They’re anxious to get started,” she said—possibly by late summer. Since there is only minor earth-moving involved, the playscape could theoretically be open sometime in the fall…