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    • St. Bonaventure
Eyes on the Street

Dust to Dust: St. Bonaventure demolition underway

Hidden City Daily has been following the slow demise of Fairhill's St. Bonaventure Church this year, and reported Wednesday that the Department of Licenses & Inspections would be starting demolition of…

    • St. Bonaventure's spectacular ceiling | Jeremy Marshall
Eyes on the Street

LENS: Inside St. Bonaventure

Angels, pastels, gilding, interesting stained glass; St. Bonaventure must have been a beautiful church in its day. Photographer Jeremy Marshall got inside St. Bonaventure last year and shared this set of…

    • Adolfina Villanueva Townhouses, on North Franklin Street between West Somerset and Cambria streets.
Eyes on the Street

Affordable housing rehabs in Fairhill and South Kensington improve 77 units for low-income families

As afforable housing developments age, managing and preserving them, both physically and financially, while neighborhoods change and energy costs rise is becoming a key concern for community developers. Here’s a look…

    • auto body shop

Zoning tweaks introduced for Northeast Philly

Like many others, Councilman Brian O’Neill is finding changes he wants to make to the city’s year-old zoning code. But unlike others, and unlike his own previous efforts to change the…

    • Rafael Ferrer's 'El Gran Teatro de la Luna'
Eyes on the Street

Return of 'El Gran Teatro de la Luna' tops Fairhill Square improvements

Rafael Ferrer’s exuberant sculpture El Gran Teatro de la Luna (“The Huge Theater of the Moon”) has been missing from Fairhill Square, at 4th Street and Lehigh Avenue, for 14 years.…

    • seedlings
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Rivera Rec raising funds for intergenerational garden, orchard

The Parks and Recreation Department's Youth Urban Agriculture Program has about a week left to raise $400 and reach its $2,163 goal, which will fund the intergenerational garden and orchard the…

    • Learn how to spot a dangerous tree, and when it's time to call in the pros at a PHS workshop on Tuesday. 
Eyes on the Street

November 12-16: Hazardous tree care workshop | Orchard planting at Nelson Playground | High-performance homes | Green City, Clean Waters info

After the Storm: Recognizing the signs of a hazardous tree Tuesday, November 13, 6-8pm. Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, 100 N. 20th St. Join arborist Steve Goin, of Bartlett Tree Experts, to learn…

    • The City of Philadelphia | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr group 
    • The Other Side | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr Group
Eyes on the Street

Creative clustering at 1315 Walnut | Fairhill Square's art returns | bolstering Fabric Row | monster hoagie

The Other Side | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr Group Good morning, Philadelphia. EOTS is back at it after taking a break from the keyboard for a Scandinavian adventure. Tell…

    • Musical Skyline | Flickr user Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
Eyes on the Street

February 24-26: Arturo Schomburg Symposium, Beautiful Landscapes, Dickens for kids

Musical Skyline | Flickr user Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr groupTaller Puertorriqueño 16th Annual Arturo Schomburg Symposium Saturday, February 25, 9:30am-4:30pm. Education Building Taller Puertorriqueño, 2557-59 North 5th…

    • The current Columbia Avenue and a prospective future

Ideas for the Columbia Avenue Connector project

The Columbia Avenue of the future will likely be lined with trees, but just how many specimens remains under discussion.Some neighbors of the Fishtown street are concerned about sacrificing parking…

    • Ready for residents

The story of Sheridan Street

Posted by Beth Miller, Executive Director:Since we’ve been celebrating our 20thanniversary, 2011 has been an action-packed year at the Collaborative. But even in this extraordinary year, the ribbon cutting for…

    • The 51-unit mix of walkups and townhomes is located in the 2000 block of north 11th street near Temple University.

PHA development in North Philly a winner at the Commonwealth Awards

The Philadelphia Housing Authority’s first ever LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certified development has gained statewide recognition at the Commonwealth Awards.10,000 Friends of Pennsylvania, an environmental group devoted…

Eyes on the Street

September 16-18: Festival Season - Art in Rittenhouse | Ecology at Washington Avenue Green | Music and Vendors in Clark Park | Latino Arts and Culture in Centro de Oro

Rittenhouse Square Fine Art Show and 18th Street Outdoor Cafe Rittenhouse Square, Friday, September 16-Sunday, September 18. Yes, the Rittenhouse Square Fine Art Show will run all weekend with more than…

    • Edison High School's gargoyles couldn't protect it from its decline in the last decade.

Lehigh Avenue's 'Castle' began as innovative educational beacon

Interior photos credit: Jeremy MarshallFlickr page: http://www.flickr.com/photos/42027537@N06/ An extensive fire on Aug. 3 at the former Thomas Edison High School may have been an appropriate final chapter for a building…

    • Customers smile while waiting in line at the deli at Cousin's supermarket

Special Report: A new face on race relations

In the 1970s the city of Philadelphia was less a melting pot than a cauldron: a combustible mix of ethnic and racial tension, economic collapse and an aggressive police force that…

    • APM's Jennifer Rodriguez discusses vacant lot stabilization

Other cities come here to see how PHS does it

Reginald Walton, who had traveled from Indianapolis, stood beneath a tree at a large, grassy property a couple of blocks from the Temple University train station, listening as leaders from the…

    • APM

Nutter breaks ground on Parkway, Temple projects

Ground was broken late Monday morning by a sizable chunk of Philadelphia’s leadership, gathered at 21st Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway to celebrate three of the latest improvements to the…

Star: Turning old Tasty site into retail hub

Star: Turning old Tasty site into retail hub The sign, undoubtedly recognizable to Philadelphians, can still be seen looming high above the Hunting Park Avenue site. But the business that…

    • Livable Communities and Philadelphia

Livable Communities and Philadelphia

On Monday, May 17th, Livable Communities Task Force Members Earl Blumenauer and Allyson Y. Schwartz will join Penn Design School’s Penn Praxis and the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia for…

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