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    • Discovery Center entrance, April 2017 Art Commisison presentation

Art Commission greenlights design for Discovery Center in Strawberry Mansion

On Wednesday, the Philadelphia Art Commission glowingly approved designs for the 14,000-square-foot Discovery Center at the East Park Reservoir, a long-anticipated project that seeks to provide public access to a unique…

    • Newkirk Monument at Bartram's Mile | Andropogon

Alan Greenberger chairs newly appointed Art Commission

A neglected, graffitied, 180-year-old marble obelisk called the Newkirk Monument will be relocated from its current hidden home along an Amtrak rail line in Southwest Philly to Bartram’s Mile on the…

    • Emanuel Kelly (left) succeeds Sean Buffington as Art Commission chairman

Emanuel Kelly takes the chair at the Art Commission

Emanuel Kelly, a respected architect with local roots, will be the new Chairman of the Philadelphia Art Commission, a powerful gatekeeping body that stewards the city's visual legacy. Kelly succeeds former…

    • Philadelphia Art Commission

Art Commission gives nod to Pier 53, Rodin Square

The Philadelphia Art Commission advanced three projects by granting them final approval at its first meeting of the new year on Wednesday. First, the Commission reviewed revised renderings, based on notes…

    • Bartram's Mile and related trail and green space improvements. | PennPraxis/Philadelphia Parks and Recreation
Eyes on the Street

November 3-4: Bike and Walk Bartram's Mile

As I mentioned last week, Philadelphia Parks and Recreation is working on plans for "Bartram's Mile," a new recreational trail segment along the western bank of the Schuylkill River connecting…

    • The John H. McClatchy Building | photo via Curbed, by Laura Kicey
Eyes on the Street

Inside Hotel Monaco | José Almiñana | Kensington Blues | John H. McClatchy building | PennPraxis at 10

The John H. McClatchy Building | photo via Curbed, by Laura KiceyTake a sneak peek into the new Hotel Monaco at 5th and Chestnut with the Business Journal. Kimpton has…

    • Greco/ José M. Almiñana at Lubert Plaza

In Profile: José M. Almiñana of the Philadelphia Art Commission

"This is wonderful," exclaims landscape architect José M. Almiñana, practically rubbing his hands with glee as he looks around Thomas Jefferson University's Lubert Plaza. "It's great seeing all these people using this…

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