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    • The turnstiles will incorporate each of the station's unique design features, like the colored bricks at Market East Station
Eyes on the Street

Commuter Tunnel at 30: Legacy and Potential

Community Contributors Richard Voith and Peter Angelides of Econsult Solutions consider the legacy of the Commuter Rail Tunnel, which turned 30 this month, and the importance of capitalizing on its potential.…

    • Members of the Viola Street Residents Association conducting an inventory of vacant property on their street.
    • Still smoldering: the remains of Buck Hosiery late Monday afternoon as seen from the El platform.
Eyes on the Street

Situation Vacant: Safety and public health at stake

Alongside PlanPhilly’s panel discussion about the city’s vacant land strategies on June 12th, Eyes on the Street is collecting and sharing stories from Community Contributors about the effects of…

    • An empty lot in Point Breeze. | Joann Rose
Eyes on the Street

Situation Vacant: Bring equitable development to Point Breeze

Alongside PlanPhilly’s panel discussion about the city’s vacant land strategies on June 12th, Eyes on the Street is collecting and sharing stories from Community Contributors about the effects of…

    • Abandoned houses in between occupied ones on a Hunting Park block similar to Ruth Torres' | via Philadelphia Neighborhoods
Eyes on the Street

Situation Vacant: Fighting back blight in Hunting Park

Alongside PlanPhilly’s panel discussion about the city’s vacant land strategies on June 12th, Eyes on the Street is collecting and sharing stories from Community Contributors about the effects of…

    • Please Clean and Repair Me
Eyes on the Street

Situation Vacant: Why Philadelphia Needs a Land Bank Now

Alongside PlanPhilly’s panel discussion about the city’s vacant land strategies on June 12th, Eyes on the Street is collecting and sharing stories from Community Contributors about the effects of…

    • Tires
Eyes on the Street

Situation Vacant: Earthship calling

In advance of PlanPhilly’s panel discussion about the city’s vacant land strategies on June 12th, Eyes on the Street is collecting and sharing stories from Community Contributors about the effects…

    • Fishtown vacant lot
Eyes on the Street

Situation Vacant: Community Contributors talk blight and hopes for reform

Living with the ripple-effects of blight has sadly become part of the Philadelphia condition thanks to our city's 40,000 vacant properties. But people citywide have been confronting this problem in ways…

    • Can vacant property reform include opportunities to create housing that is accessible for all? | credit: Casey Lessard via Flickr, Creative Commons
Eyes on the Street

Situation Vacant: Building accessible, visitable housing options

In advance of PlanPhilly’s panel discussion about the city’s vacant land strategies on June 12th, Eyes on the Street is collecting and sharing stories from Community Contributors about the…

    • The view on Doris Berris' block: The west side of the 1500 block of North 9th Street sits vacant, backing up to SEPTA tracks.
Eyes on the Street

Situation Vacant: Growing vegetables and opportunity amid blight

In advance of PlanPhilly’s panel discussion about the city’s vacant land strategies on June 12th, Eyes on the Street is collecting and sharing stories from Community Contributors about vacant…

    • Beneficiary | Flickr user phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
Eyes on the Street

Comcast Center: Reflections on city light

Steve Ives, (who you might know as Flickr user phillytrax), is one of the most frequent and fabulous contributors to the Eyes on the Street Flickr group. He snapped this photo…

    • by Kerry Budd
Eyes on the Street

Urban Portraits from Philly Photo Day

Philly Photo Day was Friday, October 28 and people all over the city submitted more than 900 images to the Philadelphia Photo Arts Center (PPAC) capturing a day in the life…

Eyes on the Street

Philadelphia, what are you taking for your Jane Jacobs Complex?

Philadelphia, What are you taking for your Jane Jacobs Complex? by Paul Aylesworth, Community Contributor Can there be such a thing as soliciting public input for the wrong reasons, and can that be harmful?…

    • I'm a member of the Kensington Community Food Co-Op. | KCFC
Eyes on the Street

Kensington Community Food Co-op: A Neighborhood Campaign for Healthy, Quality Food

A Neighborhood Campaign for Healthy, Quality Food by Brian Baughan Shortly after becoming a homeowner in Fishtown/Kensington, I realized there wasn’t a grocery store in my neighborhood that offered healthy, quality…

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