Tag Archives: York Charrette

The name’s Bond. Bond Building. Will it have a productive future?

The Bond building or the Bond Sanitary Products building, as it still known, has been the scene of several significant moments in York County, Pa., history. And now, empty for some years, the King and Queen street structure faces a new use connected to York’s future – part of a growing arts community.

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Artspace scenes around York, as you’ve never seen them: York County treasures, Part II

Check out these artspace scenes around York, Pa., as you’ve never seen them

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Police at York High initially quelled school spirit in 1970 but later led to understanding

School violence struck York High in 1970, and the assignment of city police to York schools followed shortly afterward.

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What family has at least 8 ways to spell its name? Linked in with neat York County history stuff, June 3, 2012

Neat stuff below: Country-and-western music at Valley View Park/Street rods/York Charrette The Casper Glattfelder Association of America is holding their 107th family reunion on July 28-29. It’s no small reunion, considering the size of this venerable York County family. The reunion has … Continue reading

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Part 3: How we can further disrupt discrimination in York County

The former Fraternal Order of Eagles building on Philadelphia Street in York, Pa., now named Marketview Arts, will include space for artists and students including those from York College of Pennsylvania. The three local college’s involvement in the city will … Continue reading

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Part II: How we can further disrupt discrimination in York County

A diverse group of young people meet in a breakout group in the Bond Building as part of the York, Pa., Charrette in 1970. The Charrette is credited with helping stop rioting for a third year that summer and spawning … Continue reading

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Part III: Scholarly York County history journal feeds your sense of discovery

A York Charrette button is prominently displayed in the center sheet of this three-panel portable mural: ‘Civil Rights Heroes – Barrier Breakers.’ Bret Greiman, instructor at the Art Institute of York, created the mural in 2005 to depict men and … Continue reading

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School violence struck York County in 1970

The York Charrette gets high billing in the mural “Civil Rights Heroes of York” . Some believe the 1970 charrette headed off a third summer of violence forecast by a series of stabbings at William Penn High School. This image … Continue reading

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