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Architecture Walking Tour: Underground Philadelphia - Subways, Railways & Stations

Discover the Philadelphia Plan which gave us two Art Deco masterpieces, the monumental 30th Street Station and Suburban Station, the first all-underground rail terminal. The tour starts at 30th Street Station… Read More

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Death & Life at Mt. Moriah Cemetery

Join Hidden City Philadelphia's upcoming tour, Death & Life at Mt. Moriah Cemetery. Register here. Mount Moriah is the largest cemetery in Pennsylvania, and home to some of our… Read More

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Welcome the DNC and Celebrate Women Making History

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The Walnut Club is celebrating the DNC week by honoring women who are making history. The event will welcome and connect amazing women and men from all 50 states and from all over the world. This marks the debut of the first annual “Women Making History” celebration and awards ceremony, bringing together accomplished women in all… Read More

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Architecture Walking Tour: Society Hill Stroll

Society Hill received its name from the “Free Society of Traders” who were granted a strip of land in this area by William Penn in 1683. Take a leisurely walk through… Read More

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BuzzFeed Audio Presents: Historical Event at the Trocadero

Coming to Philly July 25: BuzzFeed’s all-star podcasting team presents “Historical Event,” a night of irreverent humor and insightful interviews, complete with music by Jean Grae and other special… Read More

Opportunity, Poverty and National Policy: A Conversation at the 2016 Democratic National Convention

Local officials and national leaders, including presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's senior policy advisor, will discuss how federal policy can create opportunity and provide pathways out of poverty, both in… Read More

Architectural Committee 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 578,… Read More

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American Street Improvements: Public Open House

The City of Philadelphia has received federal funding to make major improvements along American Street, between Girard and Indiana Avenues. Learn about the project and provide input at this public open… Read More

DVRPC: The Economic Value of Green Infrastructure

As climate change resiliency becomes a larger focal point in planning, public agencies are exploring the economic value and impact of green infrastructure. Attend the next Public Participation Task Force meeting… Read More

Panel Conversation: Rep. Dan Kildee, Dr. Marilyn Howarth and Oliver Milman

Join the Penn Fels Policy Research Initiative during the Democratic National Convention as it hosts a conversation with Congressman Dan Kildee of Flint, Michigan; Dr. Marilyn Howarth of the Penn's Center of Excellence in Environmental Toxicology; and Oliver Milman,… Read More

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Architecture Walking Tour: Classical Philadelphia

Discover the Philadelphia known as “The Athens of America” in the early 19th century. Hear about some of this country’s greatest neo-classical architects and learn why they turned to ancient Greece… Read More

Newbold Neighbors Association Meeting

Newbold Neighbors Association will be holding our monthly general meeting. Our main topic of conversation will be to discuss and vote on whether the organization should change its name. We know that… Read More

Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission Board Meeting

Agenda: CALL TO ORDER - CHAIR'S COMMENTS PUBLIC COMMENTS ON AGENDA and NON-AGENDA ITEMS ACTION ITEMS: 1. Minutes of Meeting of June 23, 2016 2. DVRPC Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Actions… Read More

Film Screening at Awbury Arboretum: Kombit the Cooperative

  Once known as the richest agricultural country in the Caribbean, Haiti has been wracked by instability and natural disasters. Decades of decline have taken their toll on Haiti’s people, and… Read More

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Forgotten South Broad Street

Join Hidden City Philadelphia's upcoming tour, Forgotten South Broad Street. Register here. So you think you know Philadelphia? Not compared to the guy Hidden City calls The Shadow,… Read More

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Architecture Walking Tour: City Hall to City Hall

Where else but Philadelphia can you view three centuries of American architecture along a single street on just one tour? The tour begins at Independence National Historical Park in front of… Read More

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Architecture Walking Tour: Around Washington Square

Walk around one of William Penn’s original planned public parks. Learn how this square served as a burial ground for over 1,200 Revolutionary War soldiers, then as a potter’s field before… Read More

Cobbs Creek Neighbors monthly meeting

Please arrive through the basement door of the Cobbs Creek Library and sign in so your attendance counts towards membership. We will have a special guest from Sayre Health Center and… Read More

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Exhibit: Long May She Wave: A Graphic History of the American Flag

From Civil War-Era Flags to campaign buttons, to children's toys, this exhibit assembles hundreds of flag-related artifacts that represent a unique part of American heritage. Included with museum admission.

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