Happy almost Memorial Day Weekend everyone! This edition of our regular news roundup features the creators of fictional universes, historic homes, and domiciles that would not be out of place on Zillow Gone Wild.
Here’s what you need to know today:
Sun Ra’s house is now a Philadelphia landmark
At its May meeting, the Philadelphia Historical Commission overwhelmingly approved the addition of the Sun Ra House to the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places. The Afrofuturist composer, musician, and poet Sun Ra lived and worked at 5626 Morton Street from 1968 until his death in 1993. The Germantown rowhouse (also known as the Arkestral Institute)
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