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    • Idea board #newlovepark
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Ideas for the new LOVE Park

I spent much of Wednesday in LOVE Park while staffers from PennPraxis, Parks and Rec, and Fairmount Park Conservancy collected ideas for LOVE Park’s future redesign. My day started with my…

    • Spruce Street Harbor Park hammock grove | Matt Stanley, courtesy of DRWC
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Pop-up lessons in adaptation and magic

Philly has taken the pop-up bait hook, line and sinker. Or maybe hammock, lantern, and shipping container. We’re hopelessly into these low-cost but high-impact temporary “placemaking” projects that turn underused spots…

    • Diamond facets point to the Art Museum's collonnade
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Fleeting Fantasy: The Oval returns, replacing asphalt with art and parking with place

With pluck and paint a parking lot can become a magic carpet, and an underused bit of parkland can become an attraction. That’s the idea behind The Oval, a now annual…

Connectivity at the heart of “The New Fairmount Park”

The fact that Fairmount Park attracts seven million visitors each year shows that the park is doing something right. But why let the crown jewel of Philadelphia’s park system (and the…

    • Pastorius Park, Photo by Gary Reed
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Events you'll love this LOVE Your Park Week

Philly's annual celebration of the city's unique, 10,200-acre park system is back this year with eight days of service projects, events, educational programming, tours and more. LOVE Your Park Week kicks…

    • #TreePhilly:
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TreePhilly spreading "arborly love" this spring

Yes, last weekend's thaw was a tease, but it got us thinking about planting even though spring won't officially start for another month. Philly trees are also thinking spring, spreading "arborly…

    • Decorating Laurel Hill

Get "charmed" by Fairmount Park gems

Each year, groups of hardy volunteers make sure the Charms of Fairmount Park are decked out in seasonal swag for two festive weeks. Decorated by various interior designers and garden clubs…

    • Rendering of The Oval, looking westward. | LRSLA studio
Eyes on the Street

Eakins Oval: More park, less parking

If the Parkway’s new mantra is “More park, less way” then the rallying cry for improving Eakins Oval might be “More park, less parking.” With its tall trees, beautiful fountains, and…

    • The Charles Dickens statue in Clark Park was installed in 1901. Celebrate Dickens' 200th birthday with Friends of Clark Park on Sunday.
Eyes on the Street

May 11-18: Love Your Park Week returns

Love Your Park Week kicks off Saturday as Philadelphia Parks & Recreation and the Fairmount Park Conservancy invite residents and park lovers to celebrate the city’s neighborhood parks with a week…

    • Volunteers during LOVE Your Park Week | Credit: Fairmount Park Conservancy
Eyes on the Street

Philadelphia LOVE Your Park Week: May 12-19

Do you have a favorite Philadelphia park? Whether your park is on the beaten trail or tucked away in your neighborhood, join the Fairmount Park Conservancy, Philadelphia Parks and Recreation…

Eyes on the Street

November 4-6: Monumental!, LOVE Your Park, Passyunk Square house tour, world games

Monumental!: Designing and Restoring Philadelphia City Hall Saturday, November 5, 8am-4:30pm, Penn Design, Meyerson Hall, 210 South 34th Street. PennDesign’s Program in Historic Preservation hosts a weekend symposium to examine the…

    • Erica Adams and her family visited the Please Touch Museum in Memorial Hall. Adams said that she's come there for parties.

Parkside: Fairmount Park Conservancy collaborates on Centennial District Master Plan

By Christine Fisher and Kara SavidgeFor PlanPhilly The Fairmount Park Conservancy counts the Centennial District Master Plan among one of its featured projects. Set to be completed by 2026, the…

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