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    • Billboards encroach on a garage, cheek by jowl

Scenic Philadelphia looks beyond billboards

For the last three years, Mary Tracy has been wearing two hats, one as president of Scenic America and one as executive director of Philadelphia-based SCRUB, the Society Created to Reduce…

    • Adams, Nguyen, Vitiello, Washington

Greater Philadelphia Roundtable: City of neighborhoods, city of homes

Last night's concluding segment of the 10-series "Greater Philadelphia Roundtable," presented by The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia, sought to wrap up much of the previous proceedings with a presentation called…

    • Renewed immigration has contributed to growth

Center City District offers close look at census numbers

Center City Development Corporation executive director Paul Levy named outgoing Councilman Frank DiCicco as a key contributing factor behind the good news that he delivered at the organization's Meeting of the…

    • Destroy This Memory by Richard Misrach, a new book that documents and reflects on the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina

Photo essays for the Holidays

Three photography books released this year give wildly different treatments to a subject near and dear to every urbanite's heart  —abandoned cities. But alone, or together, they also make the perfect…

    • Capitalism Kills

Prenzlauer Berg: wild, wacky and wunderbar conflagration with a hippie-meets-hipster aesthetic

Twenty years down the line, and The Wall ("Die Mauer") is everywhere. It's there in the double line of cobblestones that runs through downtown Berlin, and it's there in the vestiges…

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