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For The LOVE of It! Inaugural Achievement Award Reception A “Prelude” to National Organization of Minority Architects 2014 Conference

PhilaNOMA welcomes special guest speaker, Phillip Freelon, FAIA LEED AP of Perkins + Will and The Freelon Group. Freelon is a native Philadelphian and internationally known architect with a reputation… Read More

Preservation Alliance Architectural Walking Tour: Skyscrapers Old & New

Penn Center, one of the country’s most acclaimed examples of 20th century, post World War II urban renewal, is a lasting legacy of Edmund Bacon and the Philadelphia City Planning Commission.… Read More

Preservation Alliance Architectural Walking Tour: Old City Sacred Sites

Through architecture, learn how religion affected 18th century society on this tour of the city’s oldest religious structures: from the simple design of the Arch Street Friends Meeting House built in… Read More

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Conscious Childbirth: A FREE 6-week Class Series (Week 2)

Calling all expecting parents! Prepare yourself for childbirth with this FREE 6-week class! We're covering EVERYTHING you need to know about having a baby, including: * Birth planning * Preparing for… Read More

Preservation Alliance Architectural Walking Tour: Littlest Streets Fitler Square

Experience yet another intimate neighborhood within Center City, just southwest of Rittenhouse Square west of Broad Street. Learn about the early Irish settlers and other immigrants who first settled here and… Read More

Philadelphia Historical Commission Architectural Committee, agenda attached Meeting

All meetings of the Architectural Committee, a technical advisory committee to the Historical Commission, are open to the public. These meetings are held monthly in the Commission's offices in Room 576,… Read More

Hawthorne Empowerment Coalition Zoning Meeting

HEC Zoning Meetings are penciled in for the Fourth Tuesday of each month. When there are zoning concerns, they will be posted here http://hecphilly.org/. When there are no zoning concerns,… Read More

Preservation Alliance Architectural Walking Tour: Up and Over the Ben Franklin Bridge

You’ve crossed it by car or viewed it from afar; now experience this magnificent bridge from a whole new perspective! Walk from Philadelphia to Camden with our guide to learn about… Read More


Preservation Alliance Architectural Walking Tour: Fishtown

Situated to the northeast of Center City, Fishtown figured prominently in Philadelphia’s great industrial age of the late 19th/early 20th century when it was developed to house many of the workers… Read More

Preservation Alliance Architectural Walking Tour: Spruce Hill Victoriana

Walk tree-lined streets graced with homes that are crowned with Italianate towers and Queen Anne Revival gables. Hear how public transportation encouraged development of this West Philadelphia neighborhood as a streetcar… Read More

40th Street Summer Series

40th Street Summer Series| June 28, July 26, August 30, September 27 Each summer UCD, Penn and The Rotunda invite internationally-acclaimed ensembles—such as the Millennial Territory Orchestra and the Sun Ra… Read More

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Conscious Childbirth: A FREE 6-week Class Series (Week 3)

Calling all expecting parents! Prepare yourself for childbirth with this FREE 6-week class! We're covering EVERYTHING you need to know about having a baby, including: * Birth planning * Preparing for… Read More

Preservation Alliance Architectural Walking Tour: University of Pennsylvania

Stroll the campus of one of the country’s most prestigious Ivy League schools. See old and new buildings designed by such notable American architects as Trumbauer, Cope & Stewardson, Furness, Kahn,… Read More

CCRUN Seminar Series: Environmental Governance as a System: Individuals, Organizations, and Stewardship Networks

The next presentation of the Consortium for Climate Risk in the Urban Northeast (CCRUN) Green Infrastructure, Climate, and Cities Seminar Series will be held on Wednesday, September 3rd at 4pm at… Read More

Design Advocacy Group Monthly Meeting

The Design Advocacy Group of Philadelphia is a volunteer organization whose more than 1,300 members come from a broad spectrum of disciplines and share an interest in design, development, and planning.… Read More

FILM + TALK - Glowing in the Dark (with Len Davidson)

Arguably the best film on neon ever produced, and little seen in the U.S., Glowing in the Dark captures the energy and vitality of neon. Neon was first patented in 1923… Read More

Making a Classic Modern: Frank Gehry’s Master Plan for the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Presented for the first time in this exhibition is the comprehensive design for the renewal and expansion of the Philadelphia Museum of Art by internationally celebrated architect Frank Gehry. Best known… Read More

Exhibit-Making a Classic Modern: Frank Gehry's Master Plan for the Philadelphia Museum of Art

On July 1, the Philadelphia Museum of Art will unveil the comprehensive plan that Frank Gehry has created for the renovation and expansion of its home on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.… Read More

The 2014 PHS Pop Up Garden

A tropical breeze will waft down the west side of South Street this summer. The fourth annual Pop Up Garden is now open at 1438 South Street. Stop by this season… Read More

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