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PHL17's Kelsey Fabian recently visited Andalusia to preview its 2021 season by exploring the spring garden highlights before touring the Big House. 

Metro Philly's Molly Given detailed what guests can expect from the 2021 season and shared photos of Andalusia's spring blossoms in "Philly's Own Secret Garden."

WHYY also highlighted Andalusia's 2021 Season Opening in their list of "10 Things to Do This Week in Philly" column (April 1, 2021).

Philadelphia Magazine recently featured a picturesque midsummer wedding at Andalusia on their Philadelphia Wedding blog. The stunning photographs spotlight the high-fashion couple and the historic grounds of Andalusia.

"The Rise and Fall of a Financial Titan"  Philadelphia Inquirer article January 8, 2017. Learn about Nicholas Biddle as the 19th century's answer to Alexander Hamilton. 

The "showdown" between Nicholas Biddle and Andrew Jackson was recently featured on NPR's Planet Money: The Economy Explained with host Jacob Goldstein. The segment is based in part on an interview with author Cordelia Frances Biddle, great-great-great-granddaughter of Nicholas Biddle, who is currently working on his biography. 

Journalist Carl LaVo shared his visit to Andalusia with the Bucks County Courier Times.

 

James Biddle Award

Every year the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia presents the Preservation Achievement Awards to individuals, organizations, businesses and projects from throughout the region that exemplify outstanding achievement in the field of historic preservation. The Awards include Grand Jury Awards to specific projects and Special Recognition Awards to individuals and organizations whose extraordinary accomplishments in preservation contribute to the region’s unique character and sense of place.

The Alliance has presented more than 200 Grand Jury Awards and almost 100 Special Recognition Awards in the 20 year history of the Awards program. The most significant of the Special Recognition awards is the James Biddle Award, recognizing lifetime achievement in historic preservation. Named after past Alliance President Jimmy Biddle (1929-2005), who also served as President of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, recipients include Barbara and Henry Jordan, Henry Magaziner, Penelope Hartshorne Batchelor, Roger Moss, Richard Moe, retired Alliance Executive Director John Gallery, Lyle L. Rosenberger, and Janet S. Klein.

The 2017 recipient of the James Biddle Award is the University of Pennsylvania Professor of Architecture, Frank G. Matero. See Professor Matero's introduction by Professor Emeritus David G. DeLong.