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    • The Rodin Museum's three-phased restoration is nearly complete, and the museum will reopen on July 13.

From Eyes on the Street: Rodin Museum Rejuvenation

While Paul Cret was designing Albert Barnes’ gallery in Merion, his office was also working on plans for the Rodin Museum on the still-new Parkway. And now, decades later, as the…

    • The Barnes is open. | Barnes, by Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr Group
    • Barnes Reflection
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Barnes Materials: extraordinary textures

By now you've heard that architects Tod Williams and Billie Tsien's design for the Barnes is a masterful modern work, imbued with a quiet, graceful power, and a sense of permanence.…

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May 14-18: Le Grand Continental recruiting | Philadelphia's manufacturing future | PAFA After Dark: Real World | Logan in Full Bloom

Le Grand Continental Recruitment Tuesday, May 15 and Wednesday, May 16, 7-9pm. Live Arts Studio, 919 North 5th. Be a part of a Live Arts Festival show this year as one…

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Sister Cities Park Snaps

Sister Cities Park opened on Thursday, one year to the day after construction began on the Parkway's newest park. As part of Eyes on the Street's focus on the Parkway this…

    • The children's discovery garden and boat pond in the new Sister Cities Park.
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Sister Cities Park: Logan Square's new high-impact, playful park

You’d be forgiven for forgetting Logan Square's old Sister Cities Plaza, but the new Sister Cities Park that replaces it is hard to miss. In an era of slim budgets, most…

    • Barnes Reflection
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Barnes preview blitz

The public won't be allowed into the Barnes' new home on the Parkway until next week, but the curious can get up close to the building now that the construction fence…

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Parkway Progressions

Map Credit: Map tiles by Stamen Design, under CC BY 3.0. Data by OpenStreetMap, under CC BY SA. May is a big month for the Benjamin Franklin…

    • Design for the Columbia Avenue Connector |
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May Day rallies | Route 34 track improvements | casino license auction | connector street plans | SRC budget hearing tonight

Today is May Day, the original Labor Day, so expect to see a few rallies/occupations around town. At noon a May Day Unity March will start at 52nd and Market,…

    • Explore public art like the Shakespeare Memorial along the Parkway this Saturday.
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April 21-22: Science Carnival, Public Art Pathway, Picnic for the Planet

Philadelphia Science Festival Science Carnival Saturday, April 21. Logan Circle. 11am-4pm. The Philadelphia Science Festival is back for its second year, and for the next week at 100 locations citywide science…

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April 16-20: Tom Finkelpearl | Homeowner Workshops | Archaeology in Philly | Urban Heat Islands | Lower Schuylkill Master Plan open houses

Tom Finkelpearl on Public Art Tuesday, April 17, 2:30pm Temple University, Paley Library Lecture Hall, 1210 Polett Walk. Join Tom Finkelpearl to discuss public art, and the role public art projects…

    • The Banks | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
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Catholic church closings | affordable LGBT senior housing | disciplinary discrepancies for black students | vigil for fallen firefighters | PHS Pops-Up honored

The Banks | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr group Good morning, Streeters. Today’s temperature could be a record-breaker: 89 and sunny. Sure the warm weather is nice, but…

    • Tower Investments will start its conversion of the former state office building at North Broad into Tower Place.
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Dilworth House stands | Clarke wants another casino | Tower Place construction starts | Reading Viaduct as neighborhood park | 'Barnes Totem' install delayed

Dilworth House was spared a partial demolition by the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania yesterday, reports PlanPhilly. The current owners, John and Mary Turchi, had gotten approval from the Historical Commission to remove…

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Renovated Philbrick Hall adds space, amenities for Parkway Central

After nine months of construction the Free Library's Philbrick Popular Library reopened in March as Philbrick Hall. I dropped by recently and found the rejuvenated popular reading room filled with life, modern amenities,…

    • 'Phoenix Rising' set in Dilworth Plaza, Fall 2011.
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Phoenix Rising sculpture says farewell to Dilworth Plaza

Even though construction on Dilworth Plaza began months ago, the Phoenix Rising sculpture remained in its barren, sunken setting in the Plaza's north end. The 'Phoenix Rising' sculpture removed from Dilworth…

    • Wrought 02 | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
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March 26-30: Bill Moggridge, Victorian Philadelphia, 'This Space Available'

Wrought 02 | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr group Bill Moggridge Monday, March 26, 6pm. PennDesign, Meyerson Hall, Lower Gallery, 210 S 34th Street. Bill Moggridge, Director of the…

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March 24-25: Esther McCoy & Anne Tyng, Zaha Hadid

Exersus II: Esther McCoy & Anne Tyng Saturday, March 24, 2pm. Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, 118 S. 36th Street. Celebrate the East of Borneo's publication Piecing Together Los…

    • A little afternoon preening.
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Webcam: Franklin Institute hawks nest

Live stream videos at Ustream People like to think of the Parkway as the start of Fairmount Park, a piece of nature grafted into the city. A pair of Red-tailed Hawks…

    • Print and Pictures holds 1.5 million items at the Free Library's Parkway Central.
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Checking out: As Free Library's role shifts, where does that leave Parkway Central’s special collections?

The Free Library is grappling with how to be a better 21st century resource for a needy city. Recent years have been tough on the library – budget and staff cuts,…

    • Will the new Barnes hang on to its spirit and eccentricity?
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