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    • Several of the corners along the proposed 58th Street Greenway are blocked off and under construction.
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58th Street Greenway still under construction in Southwest Philadelphia

According to the Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC), construction on the 58th Street Greenway is about 75 percent complete, but driving along the future greenway in Kingsessing, it still looks like there…

    • DRWC is seeking designers for the Spring Garden Connector street.
Eyes on the Street

Spring Garden Connector RFP | Sen. Casey visits Kenzo Renewal | Annunciation BVM School conversion | Woodland Ave. water main break | Point Breeze house collapse

Good morning, Streeters! Hope you enjoyed the weekend and are feeling ready for some real fall weather. Today’s high? A crisp 55°. Today is Columbus Day, which means that government offices,…

    • MOTU installed a new bike corral outside of the market on Filbert Street.
Eyes on the Street

Six new bike corrals offer in-street bike parking

Bike corrals have been popping up around the city, so we took to the street to capture some of the corrals in use. Since August, the Mayor’s Office of Transportation and…

    • Friends of the Japanese House and Garden will be honored by HSP for their work restoring Fairmount Park's Sakura Pavilion. | Christine Fisher
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Making Phoenix Community Park last | Coyle pleads guilty | HIP Award honorees | UC's rusty water

Friends of the Japanese House and Garden will be honored by HSP for their work restoring Fairmount Park's Sakura Pavilion. | Christine Fisher Seven years ago, Phoenix Community Park rose from…

    • A drawing of the Pennypack Creek Bridge by William L. Breton, circa 1830.

Preservation Row: A new marker for a bridge on Revolutionary road

Ongoing series casts light on historic and unique sites that may be at risk of deterioration or demolition. What local historians describe as America’s oldest stone arch bridge is not in…

    • The Penn Museum is hosting a free Latin-themed community night in conjunction with its current exhibition, MAYA 2012: Lords of Time. | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
Eyes on the Street

September 24-28: Talk Complete Streets | Penn Museum community night | historic window workshop | AVI discussion

Complete Streets Discussion Monday, September 24, 6pm. Municipal Services Building, 1401 JFK Boulevard, Room 1450. The Mayor's Office of Transportation and Utilities is hosting a public discussion about the recently-released Streets…

    • The Philadelphia History Museum fully, finally reopened this past weekend.
    • The redesigned Walnut Street Bridge has wider sidewalks, better pedestrian lighting, and (soon) a buffered bike lane. Construction will be finished this week.
    • 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…

    • Joe Boruchow post box art: 'Bell Jar' and 'A Closed System'.
    • Rise and Shine | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr Group
Eyes on the Street

Zoning code prep | Aker's shipbuilding comeback | Frankford Chocolate factory fate | PGW privatization update

Rise and Shine | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr GroupThe new zoning code goes into effect tomorrow: What have city departments been doing to prepare? PlanPhilly’s Jared Brey explains…

    • Stanley's Hardware on Ridge Avenue in Roxborough is undergoing renovations. (Bas Slabbers/for NewsWorks)

Bricks, mortar and memories as Stanley's expansion gets underway

By Amy Z. QuinnFor NewsWorksStanley's Hardware on Ridge Avenue is one of those local businesses that's been around so long it becomes part of the scenery, but it's impossible…

    • The President's House memorial is still compromised by faulty equipment.
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Problems at President's House memorial | trash talk | Bainbridge water main update | Kerkstra's geek cred

The President’s House remains afflicted by lingering conservation and interpretation problems, reports the Inquirer. The faulty video displays (and their replacements) and unstable conditions for archaeological remains leave the…

    • A bike corral on Broad Street.
Eyes on the Street

Help Kung Fu Necktie and Johnny Brenda's corral bikes

In lots of spots around the city there just isn't enough bike parking to satisfy demand. But this year the city is working with businesses and property owners resolve their bike…

    • Dancing Water | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
    • FBI probe leaves students, staff at Delaware Valley High School in limbo

FBI probe leaves students, staff at Delaware Valley High School in limbo

By Amy Z. QuinnFor NewsWorks With about a month to go before the first day of school, it remains unclear whether the Philadelphia School District will extend its contract with…

    • The City of Philadelphia | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr group 
    • It's Blocked | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
Eyes on the Street

Third water main break | DRWC traffic study results | jerk cyclists on notice | Roosevelt Blvd crosswalk work coming

It's Blocked | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr group Happy August, Streeters. We're hoping the threat of thunderstorms doesn't make good until our Behind PlanPhilly boat tour is over, so…

    • Goldtex detail, March 2012.
    • Tim Frick, SEPTA's assistant director of power, with long-outmoded oil-burning generators. (Amy Z. Quinn/for NewsWorks)

Unsexy, but critically needed, replacement coming for Wayne Junction Substation

By Amy Z. QuinnFor PlanPhillyIt isn't a glamorous project, but the $12.8 million replacement of an electrical substation at Wayne Junction that dates back to the Depression era will…

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