As we’ve mentioned repeatedly in the past, the number of new student housing buildings planned, under construction, or recently completed in the area surrounding Temple University is seriously off the charts. We spotted a biggie yesterday while we were in the neighborhood. But first, some history:

In 1901

Around 1875, Gethsemane Baptist Church was constructed at 1801 Cecil B Moore Ave., a very large, attractive building that clearly made its presence felt to passersby. (more…)