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Preview Screening: Cool Spaces! a new TV show hosted by Stephen Chung, AIA

Join us for a sneak preview of Cool Spaces!, a new TV show hosted by Stephen Chung, AIA, which will explore how architects use innovative technologies and traditional design… Read More

RUN Conference: Passenger Rail and Rail Transit Improves the Economic Vitality of Cities

DVRPC Conference: Public Transportation Improves the Economic Vitality of Cities Focus: How transit-oriented development improves the local economy in the Delaware Valley area; Planning for better rail transit in the Philadelphia… Read More

Design on the Delaware 2014 Program Proposals Deadline Extended to May 2

  • 9:00AM 10:00AM
Share your expertise, experience, and leadership in the design and building industry by presenting a program at the 12th Annual Design on the Delaware Conference in Philadelphia. AIA Philadelphia is accepting… Read More

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Jane's Walk- Tacony on the Move

What makes a great storefront? How can a community built for a single purpose continue to grow in the 21st Century? How can we blend walkability with car-friendly? How important are… Read More

"Lunch and Bid" Fundraiser for Restoration of All Saints' Episcopal Church in Torresdale

All Saints’ Episcopal Church in Torresdale will be hosting the first annual “Lunch and Bid”, a fundraiser to support the historic church’s restoration plans. All Saints’ restoration will include renovating their… Read More

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Jane's Walk- History and Future of Philly's Severed Waterfront

Enjoy a short walk and discussion about the past and future of the Central Delaware Riverfront. Like most cities, Philadelphia grew up around its waterfront, which was once the city's center of… Read More

South Street Headhouse Spring Festival

THE SOUTH STREET HEADHOUSE DISTRICT WILL HOLD ITS SIGNATURE STREET EVENT FOR ITS 2ND YEAR, THE SOUTH STREET HEADHOUSE SPRING FESTIVAL. THE SPRING FESTIVAL WILL BE A FREE, ALL-AGES CELEBRATION OF… Read More

Annual Queen Village Open House Tour

This self-guided walking tour of Philadelphia’s oldest neighborhood features a range of beautifully restored and renovated houses and styles, from 18th century trinities to 20th century homes, traditional to contemporary. The… Read More

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Jane's Walk- TINY STREETS AND THREE PARKS - Rittenhouse / Fitler Square Neighborhood

Living at very close quarters with your neighbors has its challenges, and its great rewards.  How does the physical environment help those relationships among people work?  Is it the character of the… Read More

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Jane's Walk- Sunday Morning Bacon: Society Hill's Greenways

Back in the 1960s planner Edmund Bacon and preservationist Charles Peterson rumbled over what to keep and what to raze during Society Hill's Urban Renewal era. We'll look at the living… Read More

18th Annual Chestnut Hill Home and Garden Festival

  • 11:00AM 5:00PM
18th Annual Chestnut Hill Home and Garden Festival Germantown Avenue in Chestnut Hill blossoms into an outdoor garden marketplace. The festival is free and $5 all-day parking is available in… Read More

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Jane's Walk- SEE, SMELL, WALK, TASTE Chinatown & Callowhill

What happens to cultural communities that are affected by physical structures such as highways, convention centers, and urban renewal?  Where do people find community in small spaces?  What happens when commerce,… Read More

ParkTour: The Boxer Trail and the Colonial Chain of Mansions in Fairmount Park

  • 5:30PM 6:30PM
ParkTour: The Boxer Trail and the Colonial Chain of Mansions in Fairmount Park Join the Philadelphia Parks Alliance and Bob Thomas for a walk past the natural and historic beauties of… Read More

Gray Area Preservation Provocateur: Rick Lowe on Art Making and the Future of Preservation

Rick Lowe is a Houston, Texas-based artist, community activist and founder of Project Row Houses, an arts and cultural community located in a historically significant and culturally charged neighborhood in Houston.… Read More

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Preservation Provocateur Rick Lowe on Art Making & the Future of Preservation

Rick Lowe of Houston's Project Row Houses is last in GRAY AREA's Preservation Provocateur speaker series.   Lowe is a Houston, Texas-based artist, community activist and founder of Project Row… Read More

2014 Center For Architecture "Building Philadelphia" Lecture Series

Planning the Modern City: The Parkway and Society Hill (David Brownlee, PhD, University of Pennsylvania) "Building Philadelphia: Architecture, History & Politics" is the definitive course on the development of Philadelphia and… Read More

2014 School Buildings Sale Awareness Forum

2014 School Buildings Sale Awareness Forum What is the Future for Philly's Closed School Buildings? Penn Graduate School of Education's Project for Civic Engagement and the School District of Philadelphia Invite… Read More

Preservation Alliance Homeowner Workshops- Flat Roofs

The Preservation Alliance, in collaboration with the Fairmount Park Historic Preservation Trust, the Wynnefield Overbrook Revitalization Corporation, Wynnefield Residents Association, Overbrook Farms Club and the Peoples Emergency Center Community Development Corporation,… Read More

AIA Philadelphia Women In Architecture Golfing Event

Join us at our second WIA golfing event; this time we’ve teamed up with Women on Course to offer you a great experience!All skill levels are invited. If you love… Read More

AIGA Feedback

AIGA Feedback It's a jungle out there for emerging creative professionals so we've teamed up with the region's best industry professionals to offer one-on-one portfolio reviews, valuable input and constructive advice.… Read More

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