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    • Eyes on the Street sizes up The Porch:
Eyes on the Street

The Porch: a super-sized parklet full of potential

On November 2, the new public space on 30th Street Station’s south side officially opened with much fanfare. Circus performers unfurled a small banner above the large crowd, revealing the plaza’s new…

    • From Eyes on the Street: Fleisher Art Memorial’s youth programs earn national recognition

From Eyes on the Street: Fleisher Art Memorial’s youth programs earn national recognition

Fleisher Art Memorial is being honored today with a National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award for its tuition-free art programs for Philly youth. READ FULL ARTICLE

    • Reimagine Spring Garden Street with the Pennsylvania Environmental Council | Interface Studio
Eyes on the Street

Redesigning Spring Garden Street as a Greenway

Imagine Spring Garden Street as a green urban boulevard where pedestrians, runners, and cyclists had a recreational trail to move along, separated from car and transit traffic by a planted green…

    • Shoemaker Green Perspective East | Penn Facilities and Real Estate Services
Eyes on the Street

Penn begins building Shoemaker Green

Shoemaker Green Perspective East | Penn Facilities and Real Estate Services Construction of Shoemaker Green is underway as PennConnects continues its green march along the eastern edge of the Penn Campus. Shoemaker…

    • Occupy Philly Tent City on Dilworth Plaza, October 12, 2011.
Eyes on the Street

Occupy Philly can stay until construction begins at Dilworth Plaza in November

It's no secret that Dilworth Plaza is slated for a massive reconstruction project. Today, Isaiah Thompson wrote on the City Paper's Naked City blog that Occupy Philly may run up…

    • Autumn, by David Guinn (2001) in October 2011.
Eyes on the Street

Defending Autumn in Bella Vista

Neighbors turned out in force at a Bella Vista Town Watch meeting last night to speak out about the likely loss of a mural at the corner of 9th and Bainbridge…

    • Night Market is back for the season, starting out in Northern Liberties Thursday night.
Eyes on the Street

Night Market Chinatown Delights

Wandering around Night Market in Chinatown last night was a treat. The Food Trust pulled together an amazing cross-section of the city and its tastes for their fourth pop-up food bazaar, and…

    • Nicetown kids with Melissa and Shane Victorino | Shane Victorino Foundation

From Eyes on the Street: Shane Victorino rehabs Nicetown Boys & Girls Club, Bravo.

This week’s Bravo* goes to Shane Victorino for completely overhauling the Nicetown Boys & Girls Club at North 18th Street and Hunting Park Avenue. The 106 year-old building was built as…

    • A plaza in the making? Passyunk Avenue at South Street.
Eyes on the Street

Pedestrian Plaza Program to Turn Underused Road into Public Space

Some blocks are better for people than cars. The Mayor's Office of Transportation & Utilities (MOTU) wants to help community groups turn underutilized street segments into lively pedestrian plazas, and put…

Eyes on the Street

Bravo: Bicycle Coalition's Park(ing) Day Corrals Stay Until November, Maybe Longer

This week’s Bravo* goes to the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia for installing of two bike parking corrals for Park(ing) Day that they arranged to keep in place for weeks beyond…

    • Penn Park is ready for its close-up.
Eyes on the Street

Penn Park Opens, Field Day Saturday

Through nearly two years of construction, Philadelphians have watched Penn Park take shape from above. Now that the fields are watered, trees well-tended, bridges built, paths complete, we're all invited to explore the…

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