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    • Amor

September 23: Little Pete's saga continues | Lit Brothers facade illumination | Robert Indiana's 'Amor'

Jacob Adelman has the latest news in the Little Pete’s/Hudson Hotel saga. Council’s rules committee plans to vote next Wednesday on upzoning the parcel at 17th and Chancellor to CMX-5, which…

    • Diamond facets point to the Art Museum's collonnade
Eyes on the Street

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…

    • 'Symbiosis' against the sky
Eyes on the Street

Metallic trees take root in Iroquois Park

Two silvery trees appeared in Iroquois Park-that wedge of green between Eakins Oval and the Philadelphian-last week. They are Symbiosis, the latest in the Parkway’s procession of outdoor artwork, freshly installed…

    • All Wars Memorial to Colored Soldiers & Sailors
Eyes on the Street

Black History Month events for the plannerly

All month long, Philly is buzzing with activities in celebration of Black History Month. We thought we’d highlight a few events that tie in to the built environment. Museum Without Walls:…

    • 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.…

    • Roundhouse
    • A Flower Grows in Germantown | Gary Reed, Eyes on the Street Flickr Group
Eyes on the Street

September 17-21: Bike Coalition ride | Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll | Open Air opens

A Flower Grows in Germantown | Gary Reed, Eyes on the Street Flickr GroupBike Coalition Bike Safety/Bike Lane ride Wednesday, September 19, 5:15pm. Meet at Fitler Square Park, 23rd and…

Eyes on the Street

Hopefulness in zoning reform | Parkway light sculpture | Logan Circle en Blanc | SEPTA greenwashing

In her column today Inga Saffron explains why the new zoning code, which went into effect Wednesday, is a “watershed event for Philadelphia.” In addition to being clearer and easier to…

    • Association for Public Art Turns Spotlight (s) on Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Association for Public Art Turns Spotlight (s) on Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Will 240,000 watts be enough to convince Philadelphians to indulge in a nightly passeggiata along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway after the sun sets? Artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer and the Association for Public…

    • The Fairmount Park Art Association is now the Association for Public Art.

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