So it seems that Assumption BVM may not have actually burned through its nine lives. Or, perhaps more fittingly, it actually has more than the standard nine.
This update is courtesy a couple of recent developments that give us hope that Assumption, despite circling the drain more times than we can count, may yet be saved. The first comes from Inga Saffron, the Philadelphia Inquirer's architecture maven. The second, PlanPhilly.