Upcoming Events

Green Infrastructure and Environmental Health and Safety

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, October 1st at 4pm EST… 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

Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Date:  Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm Event Type:  Community Event Location:  Schuylkill Banks by Locust Street east side of the Schuylkill River between Locust and Spruce Streets Philadelphia,… Read More

HOW TO REDESIGN AN AMERICAN METROPOLIS: Water, Transportation, and Land Use in the Notre Dame Plan of Chicago 2109

Join us for a luncheon with Professor Philip Bess, the Director of Graduate Studies for the University of Notre Dame's School of Architecture. The event will be moderated by Dr. … Read More

Night Market Chinatown

  • 6:00PM 11:00PM
Night Market Philadelphia is the city’s premier street food festival, a roving food event spotlighting Philly’s best ethnic and regional restaurants and food trucks. Inspired by Asia’s lively outdoor markets, our… Read More

PennDesign Lecture: Lorna Simpson, Silverstein Photography Lecture Series

Visiting artist Lorna Simpson discusses her work as part of the Howard A. Silverstein & Patricia Bleznak Silverstein Photography Lecture Series.  Biography: Lorna Simpson was born in 1960 in Brooklyn, New York,… Read More

PennDdesign Film Screening: Have You Seen the Arana?

In a world that has grown more dynamic and uncertain, where diversity and differences make way for standardization and uniformity, the film explores the effects of a rapidly changing landscape on people's… Read More

The Future of All Things Transportation in Philadelphia and Beyond

"The Future of All Things Transportation in Philadelphia and Beyond" Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, 06:00pm Meyerson Hall, B3 The Future of All Things Transportation in Philadelphia and Beyond A Conversation with… Read More

SNBL Monthly Civic Association Meeting

Somerset Neighbors for Better Living (SNBL) Monthly Civic Association Meeting at 6:30pm at Community Women's Education Project (CWEP) Frankford & Somerset Learn about resident issues with guest speakers each month. Voice… Read More

Design Philadelphia 10th Anniversary Popup Place Kickoff Party + Benefit

DesignPhiladelphia's 10th anniversary festival launches on the evening of October 8th with an experiential benefit and cocktail party not-to-be-missed! This year's kick off is hosted by Emmy Award-winning digital agency Bluecadet… Read More

Small Legacy Cities, Equity, and a Changing Economy

Small Legacy Cities, Equity, and a Changing Economy Eileen Divringi, Community Development Research Analyst, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, will present the primary conclusions of "Small Legacy Cities, Equity, and a… Read More

1st Annual City Social

Be a part of history- Join us for the first annual City Social benefiting the Philadelphia History Museum A fun and festive evening celebrating Philadelphia's rich and diverse history and our… Read More

How Philly Plays: 115 Years at Smith Memorial Playground, Opening Reception

Join us for the opening of How Philly Plays: 115 Years of Smith Memorial Playground! Thursday, October 9, 2014 5:30-7:30 p.m. This event is FREE. Registration is required. Click here… Read More

GLOW in the Park

  • 6:00PM 9:00PM
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Save the Date for the Fairmount Park Conservancy's GLOW in the Park.  Location TBD, follow the event on Facebook for updates!

Philadelphia Historical Commission Meeting

The Philadelphia Historical Commission meets at 9:00 a.m. in Room 18-029 at 1515 Arch Street (One Parkway).   Meeting agenda available on the Historical Commission website (

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

For the LOVE of It: Community…History…Design, the 42nd Annual NOMA Conference

With the theme, “For the LOVE of It: Community…History…Design,” the 42nd Annual National Oorganization of Minority Architects Conference will occur on October 1-5, 2014 at the Loews Hotel in Philadelphia, and… 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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Design Philadelphia Turns 10!

The 10th annual DesignPhiladelphia Festival, a signature event of the Philadelphia Center for Architecture, will be held October 9th to 17th, 2014. The Festival will kickoff on the evening of… Read More

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