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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…

    • Greco/Hawthorne Park

City's newest plot of public green space, Hawthorne Park, opens

A huge crowd stood happily baking in the sun today as city and state officials and community organizers praised the newest addition to the city's park system, one that, they said,…

Historical Commission talks signs

Between several consent agenda items and a few withdrawn applications, today's Historical Commission Meeting was remarkably brief.After commissioners reviewed the remaining residential applications for about 15 minutes, Chair Sam Sherman,…

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Historical Commission's Architecture Committee hears about windows

Windows, more windows, and some more windows.On Tuesday morning, the Architectural Committee of the Historical Commission sped through an agenda filled with applicants seeking to replace windows, install new windows…

    • Zoning notice for Dilworth Plaza

Art Commission gives final nods to Dilworth Plaza, 9/11 Memorial

The Art Commission Wednesday awarded final approval to several more elements of the reworked Dilworth Plaza outside of City Hall, and gave an enthusiastic go-ahead to a fast track memorial dedicated to…

    • Big Bellies boast Mural Arts

Trash talk on South Street

Combining brilliance with practicality, a partnership between the Mural Arts Program's Big Picture children's outreach and the Streets Department's UnLitter Us effort has transformed some of the city's ugliest pieces of…

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