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14 Really Old Maps of Philly, Buy a Church; More!

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CITYWIDE: Ever wondered what Philly looked like in 1715? Wonder no more! Here are fourteen maps (the oldest one is from 1715) of the Philly of yesteryear from the collection of the New York Public Library.

SOUTH PHILLY: Take an exclusive first look inside the Wharton Street Lofts, an adaptive reuse project turning a vacant school building into 45 apartments.

OLD CITY: New plans for the Museum of the American Revolution have gotten quite a bit of bad feedback from Philly's archicritics and press, but what do you think of the design? Vote on whether you think the plans are HOT or NOT in our poll.

FISHTOWN: A Fishtown church just hit the market, and it's ripe for redevelopment as apartments or someone's extravagant private residence, complete with authentic cathedral ceilings. The best part? It comes with its own pipe organ and eight parking spaces.

· Curbed Philly [philly.curbed]