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    • Wellens Hosiery (before)
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Torresdale Avenue storefront improvements take off this fall

Along Tacony’s stretch of Torresdale Avenue layers of vinyl siding and stucco are being peeled back in favor of restored woodwork and brick. Fresh coats of paint, new shop signs, better…

    • Robert Cocozza | courtesy of Philadelphia Photo Arts Center
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Snap Philly on October 18 for Philly Photo Day

On Friday, October 18th we're all invited to take Philly’s picture as part of the fourth annual Philly Photo Day. The result is a collectively created portrait of a day…

    • going nowhere fast
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Bike rack design competition extended to Sept. 30

Back in June we told you about the design competition for sculptural bike racks to be installed on plazas and sidewalks around Center City. The original submission deadline was September 4,…

    • Grays Ferry Crescent bicycle-shaped bike rack.
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Call for artist-designed bike racks

Philly already has a few artsy bike racks - the sculptural post outside of Johnny Brenda’s in Fishtown, the bicycle-shaped racks at Grays Ferry Crescent, and the car-shaped bike corral on…

    • Ortlieb Bottling House wrapped in scaffolding, May 2013
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KieranTimberlake's renovation of Ortlieb Bottling House underway

We know the Philadelphia firm KieranTimberlake for its high-minded contemporary design projects - from universities across the country to the future US Embassy in London - and these days they’re crafting…

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Among 43 Knight Arts Challenge winners, many will bring art to public space and neighborhoods

This year's Knight Arts Challenge Philadelphia winners were announced Monday, marking the final round of of the three-year challenge grant program. Of the 43 winners, here are 14 winners that…

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Denise Scott Brown on Vanna Venturi House and 'joint creativity'

It was a treat to hear Denise Scott Brown deliver wide-ranging remarks at WHYY Tuesday evening, part of a program convened in honor of the Vanna Venturi House’s inclusion in the…

    • Vanna Venturi House
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Caring for the Vanna Venturi House like it's family

It is a rare thing to live in a modern landmark, much less a groundbreaking postmodern masterwork by Robert Venturi, but that’s what Agatha Hughes calls home. Hughes lives in the…

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    • rowhouses
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Vote on artwork for PWD rain barrel wraps

The Philadelphia Water Department (PWD) is giving its rain barrels a makeover and it wants our help picking the new designs. Students from Laura W. Waring School and YESPHilly worked…

    • kacp
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Knight Arts Challenge Philadelphia Finalists

This year's Knight Arts Challenge Philadelphia finalists were announced today, featuring a crop of fantastic ideas for the arts in Philly that are in the running for grant funding from…

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Old City among top 12 ArtPlaces in US

Usually we resist the urge to pass along the endless stream of city rankings, but this one feels good to share: ArtPlace announced its list of America’s Top 12 ArtPlaces for…

    • Robert Cocozza | courtesy of Philadelphia Photo Arts Center
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Day in the Life: Images from Philly Photo Day 2012

Over 1,800 photographs were submitted for this year's Philly Photo Day - more than double last year's participation - forming a diverse portrait of a day in the life of Philadelphia. …

    • soakitup
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Soak It Up!: Green infrastructure design competition

Philadelphia’s pioneering Green City, Clean Waters plan to manage stormwater using green infrastructure is slowly rolling out through early action projects like streets with permeable paving and green schoolyards. But greening…

    • Storefront Challenge winners
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Storefront Challenge winners

At Eyes on the Street, we're suckers for a great storfront - from sleek contemporary design to revamped classics. The best storefronts catch your eye, add life to the streetscape, and…

    • Storefront Challenge winners

Storefront Challenge winners

At Eyes on the Street, we’re suckers for a great storfront – from sleek contemporary design to revamped classics. The best storefronts catch your eye, add life to the streetscape, and…

    • DeNofa's Italian Deli and Catering could get a facelift next year.
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Torresdale Avenue businesses envision refreshed facades

Can an entire neighborhood commercial corridor be uplifted if enough business owners freshen up their building facades? That's the hope brewing along Torresdale Avenue in Tacony where a new facade improvement…

Making Space Symposium: 9/27-9/28

This week PennDesign is hosting a two-day symposium on the concept of “making space” – in both the physical and experiential sense – examining new dimensions in design practice that depart…

    • The Pumpkin Market parklet, 2012
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Scenes from Park(ing) Day 2012 [slideshow]

Did you stumble across people coloring flowers, lounging on curvy benches, working at desks, or camping in a parking space on Friday? September 21 was Philadelphia's fifth annual Park(ing) Day,…

    • Penn's Shoemaker Green completes new lush link between Penn and Center City.
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Shoemaker Green opens at Penn

On Monday crews removed construction fences and quietly opened Shoemaker Green, Penn's new landscape link from Penn Park through to College Green at the historic core of the campus. When…

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