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    • Carpenters' Hall presents the 2011 Master Builder Dialogues: Preserving America

Carpenters' Hall presents the 2011 Master Builder Dialogues: Preserving America

The Carpenters’ Company of the City and County of Philadelphia in collaboration with Drexel University’s Goodwin College of Professional Studies and the National Park Service are proud to present the 2011…

T.C. Chan Center to host UN symposium

On October 27th and 28th, 2011, the T.C. Chan Center will be hosting the United Nations Environmental Program – Sustainable Buildings Climate Initiative (UNEP-SBCI) Symposia at the University of Pennsylvania. This event will bring…

    • Pedestrian bridge

Penn Park is an "oasis" in West Philadelphia

Summer is fully upon us, and on its heels is Penn Park.Penn Connects, a long-range land use and urban design campus plan for the University of Pennsylvania initiated…

Philadelphia Vendy Awards finalists

The Vendy Awards will be held on July 9th (3:00pm to 7:00pm) at Piazza at Schmidts and will benefit The Food Trust, a nonprofit that strives to make healthy food…

Community Greening Awards calling for entries

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society will honor community greening champions across the state and beyond this fall. The Community Greening Award, a collaboration of PHS and Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, recognizes individuals, garden…

    • Center for Neighborhood Technology: How Are Gas Prices Affecting Philadelphia Area Transportation Costs?

Center for Neighborhood Technology: How Are Gas Prices Affecting Philadelphia Area Transportation Costs?

Abogo, a website created by the Center for Neighborhood Technology to cover transportation's effect on affordability and sustainability on individual communities throughout the United States, released a story yesterday that detailed…

    • First annual Philadelphia Vendy Awards

Philadelphia Vendy Awards to announce finalists tomorrow

The First Annual Philadelphia Vendy Awards will be announcing finalists on June 30 at 11:00 a.m. Be on the lookout as we announce who will be competing for the honor of…

    • Bruce Conner

Bruce Conner Memorial Scholarship for History at Holy Family University

Holy Family University announces the establishment of the Bruce Conner Memorial Scholarship for History. The scholarship honors the memory of Bruce Conner, an alumnus of Holy Family University (class of 1976)…

    • The PLASH Trolley

Center City PHLASH bus route revised for Welcome America! Festivities

The PHLASH Center City trolley loop will be following slightly different routes during the Welcome America! Festivities June 29 through July 4. Beginning on June 29, PHLASH will skip Stop 18 at Eakins Oval.…

    • The Lighthouse, Inc.’s field house (left) and Mt. Airy’s branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia (right)

Community Design Collaborative grants: Strengthen your neighborhood through design

The Community Design Collaborative connects nonprofits with its network of architects, landscape architects, engineers, cost estimators, and others who contribute their professional services to help communities create better housing, commercial corridors,…

    • A San Antonio bike share bicycle

Can Europe's famous bike share programs work in the U.S.?

Last year, the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia conducted a feasibility study for the Mayor's Office of Transportation and Utilities to decide what value a bike share program would have in our…

    • 1213 Walnut Street: before and after

UPDATE: clearing way for U3's "Fergie Tower"

The recent demolition of a building located at 1213 Walnut Street suggests that a proposed structure approved by the Planning Commission in 2009 may finally be moving ahead.The building, which…

    • A timely postcard from the capital

A timely postcard from the capital

When you live in a walkable city for nearly four months, without a car or bike, you tend to pay attention to certain subtle urban details and learn a great deal…

    • PlanPhilly User Survey: A comparative analysis

PlanPhilly User Survey: A comparative analysis

We asked our readers to take an evaluative survey on SurveyMonkey in December of 2008 and December of 2009. A little over 300 readers took the survey each year. We have…

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