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    • Philadelphia History Museum
Eyes on the Street

Staycation: Philadelphia History Museum

Just around the corner from the heart of Independence National Historical Park is the Philadelphia History Museum - a marble Greek revival gem, tucked into a row of modernist buildings. Philadelphians may…

    • Second Bank
Eyes on the Street

Staycation: Second Bank Portrait Gallery

Next up in our set Summer Staycations is a jewel in the heart of Independence National Historical Park. Leave Independence Hall for the first-timers and tourists, and head down Chestnut to…

    • Germantown Town Hall is a Hidden City Festival site this year for an experiment in civic space.
Eyes on the Street

Community building at Germantown Town Hall

Germantown Town Hall has been vacant and abandoned since 1998. As part of the Hidden City Festival, the surrounding community has been invited inside to place its mark on the…

    • Inside John Grass: bench and tools
Eyes on the Street

Inside Old City's woodworking time capsule

As part of the Hidden City Festival this year, the John Grass Wood Turning Factory at 146 North 2nd Street offers visitors a look inside a workshop out of the past,…

    • Current View on Elmwood of Auto House
Eyes on the Street

From auto house to church: A view into Kingsessing's past

On Elmwood Avenue, halfway between 58th and Alden streets, what looks like a small brick barn sits far back in a large lot that is otherwise empty. Since this barn was…

    • viaduct
Eyes on the Street

VIADUCTgreene invites public input on Viaduct park

Skyline view from the elevated portion of the Reading Terminal Viaduct, October 2012. Imagine transforming an abandoned rail viaduct into an urban elevated park as a way to revitalize and connect…

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