Upcoming Events

Movie Night: Growing Cities - A film about Urban Farming in America

Movie Night • Growing Cities • Free Growing Cities is a film about urban farming in America. At a time when so much negative attention is paid to the food system—from… Read More

Architectural Walking Tour: Up and Over the Ben Franklin Bridge

October 25, 2014 @ 10:00 am Meet in front of St. George’s United Methodist Church, N. 4th & New Sts. $15 ADMISSION includes return trip from Camden on PATCO. RESERVATIONS ARE… Read More

Fall Fest and Scarecrow Contest

At 10 am reserve and decorate a scarecrow, and then return in the afternoon for the judging, activities, and prizes. Kids can run around and enjoy nature on the river, the… Read More

Hidden City Walking Tour: Forgotten Parkside

Join Steven Ujifusa, historian and author of A Man and his Ship: America's Greatest Naval Architect and his Quest to Build the S.S. United States, for this walking tour of… Read More

Pumpkin Fall Festival

Come enjoy a festive afternoon filled with circus performers, hay rides, pumpkin painting, live music, shopping at the Fall Bazaar and a few surprises. Surely a fun day for the whole… Read More

Architectural Walking Tour: Historic North Central Delaware Waterfront

October 25, 2014 @ 2:00 pm Meet at 2nd & Market Sts. along benches next to Christ Church. RESERVATIONS ARE NOT taken for tours, unless otherwise indicated. Go to the designated… Read More

Architectural Walking Tour: Jewish Immigrant

October 26, 2014 @ 2:30 pm Meet in front of Society Hill Synagogue, 418 Spruce Street. RESERVATIONS ARE NOT taken for tours, unless otherwise indicated. Go to the designated tour meeting… Read More

PennDesign Event: Frank Barkow: "Recent Work"

Barkow Leibinger is an American/ German architectural practice based in Berlin and New York and was founded in 1993 by Frank Barkow and Regine Leibinger. Barkow Leibinger’s work is realized over… Read More

Historical Commission Architectural Committee Meeting, agenda attached

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

PennDesign Lunchtime Speaker Series - Preservation in Contemporary Asia 4

Meyerson Hall, Room B13 Advanced Theory/Case Studies Lunchtime Speaker Series Talk on Preservation in Contemporary Asia 4 Kecia Fong Graduate Program in Historic Preservation, PennDesign; Institute for Culture and Society, University… Read More

Facing the Future: DVRPC's Public Participation Task Force Dinner and Meeting

DVRPC's Public Participation Task Force (PPTF) invites you to share and learn about issues impacting the Greater Philadelphia region. Tuesday, October 28, 2014 Dinner: 5:30 p.m.  |  Meeting begins at 6:00… Read More

2014 Temple University Architecture Alumni Lecture in honor of Brigitte Knowles

Named The Wall Street Journal’s “Architecture Innovator” of 2013, David Adjaye OBE of Adjaye Associates is recognized as a leading architect of his generation. Adjaye Associates now has offices in London,… Read More

Newbold Neighbors Association General Meeting

What: Newbold Neighbors Association General Meeting When: Tuesday, October 28th, 6:30 - 7:30PM Where: Reed Street Presbyterian Apartments, South 16th Street

SOSNA Carpenter Green Meeting

Join us the fourth Tuesday of every month at 7:00 PM at the SOSNA office to help create Carpenter Green, a new public park coming to 17th and Carpenter Street… Read More

ORCA General Membership Meeting

ORCA General Membership Meeting Tuesday, October 28th, Cione Rec Center, 7:30pm Come find out what is going on in your neighborhood, meet the neighbors and share your ideas or concerns. Presenting… Read More

City Sessions 1: Making Philadelphia Family Friendly

You’re invited to join us for a series of discussions about the ideas, issues and communities that will shape Philadelphia’s future. This three-part event series is brought to you by Next… Read More

Wyck-Strickland Award Dinner Honoring Paul B. Redman

2014 Wyck-Strickland Award Dinner Honoring Paul B. Redman, Executive Director of Longwood Gardens The Wyck Association, the Wyck-Strickland Dinner Committee, and Jane G. Pepper, Award Chair, request the pleasure of your… Read More

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2015 Better Philadelphia Challenge

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The 2015 Better Philadelphia Challenge Founded in 2006 in memory of Philadelphia’s iconic 20th century city planner, Ed Bacon [1910-2005], this annual competition challenges university-level students from around the world to… Read More

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10th Annual Gravediggers' Ball for Laurel Hill Cemetery

The Gravediggers' Ball is the annual fundraiser of the Friends of Laurel Hill Cemetery, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization working to preserve, interpret and promote the site for which it exists. 2014 marks… Read More

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