|Preservation Group SOS Lists|
15 Historic Sites as 'Endangered'
PHILADELPHIA -- Save Our Sites (SOS), a Philadelphia-based preservation group, has listed 14 sites in the city and one in Upper Darby, ranging from such a well-known venue as the Grand Lobby of the old Main Post Office in University City to the little-known DeBenneville Burial Ground in North Philadelphia, as endangered and imperilled by neglect and even possible destruction.
SOS drafted the site list at its semi-annual membership meeting on March 31, held at the Lutheran Church of the Holy Communion in Center City. About 20 SOS members drew up the list at the request of the group's president, John Dowlin.
The sites, listed in no particular order, are: