This exhibition explores the significance of the Arts Building and Cloister, a structure designed by woodworker George Nakashima and built on his property in New Hope, Pennsylvania. The Arts Building and…
Relive the Philadelphia experience of Eastern European Jews who settled along South Street in the late 19th century. Explore their humble synagogues and homes and learn about their thriving marketplaces that…
Now in its 10th season, the Philadelphia Orchestra Neighborhood Concert is the world-renowned ensemble’s “thank you” to the people of Philadelphia.
The annual, FREE concert, presented by Wells Fargo, will be… Read More
Experience the transformation of Philadelphia from America’s 19th century engine of industry to a 21st century capitol of business and culture. This 2-hour tour explores Philadelphia’s diverse range of architectural styles… Read More
Night Market Philadelphia is a seasonal celebration of food, music and community held four times a year in the city’s vibrant neighborhoods.
Attracting thousands of visitors from around the region, the… Read More
This grand boulevard, named after Philadelphia’s most famous citizen, is Philadelphia’s early 20th century contribution to the City Beautiful Movement and connects the downtown to Fairmount Park, fulfilling William Penn’s vision… Read More
On Monday, July 3rd, Philadelphia’s Historic District Block Party returns with an exciting line up of events celebrating our country’s independence! Now in its third year, Philadelphia’s Historic District Block… Read More
Join a park ranger from the Independence National Historic Park for a slide program to learn how Philadelphia commemorated the Declaration of Independence during these celebratory years (1876, 1926, and 1976).…
The U.S. Supreme Court, federal courts, and state courts all play an important role in shaping planning throughout the country. This annual review delves into the important cases, the decisions that… Read More
Calling all animal lovers! The Chestnut Hill Business District and Weavers Way Co-op join forces once again to celebrate our four-legged friends. On Sunday, July 9 Petapalooza 2017 will take place… Read More
Visit outstanding examples of religious architecture in the Romanesque Revival and Gothic Revival styles in the Rittenhouse Square area and trace the city’s development west of Broad Street from the mid… Read More
Currently the Kenney Administration has a grant to implement short-term animation strategies for City Hall courtyard. In 2015-2016 the Center City District retained Wallace Roberts & Todd (WRT) to work in… Read More