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Design Advocacy Group: Jewelers Row

Jewelers Row Thursday, October 6 8:00 AM Center for Architecture + Design, 1218 Arch Street Paul Steinke, executive director of the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia, and others will consider the… Read More

Exploring the Fresh Air Archives

Get an inside look at the Fresh Air digital archive. 4-5:30 p.m.  Join us for a Wikipedia edit-a-thon to create or enhance the Wikipedia pages of culturally notable figures who have… Read More

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First Friday Movies Under the Stars and Stripes and Extended Hours

Come to the Betsy Ross House for an evening of fun! $5 admission includes a tour of the Betsy Ross House and a viewing of "Bucket of Blood and Night of… Read More

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Fast Forward >> Philly

Be the first to find out “What’s next for Philly” from a lineup of emerging voices as they Fast Forward through their bold ideas and budding ventures in six minutes and… Read More

Ninth Annual RiverCity Festival

With great pride and anticipation, the Fishtown Neighbors Association is pleased to announce the Ninth Annual RiverCity Festival on Saturday October 8th, 2016 beginning at Noon until sunset at 6pm at historic Penn Treaty… Read More

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United By Blue's Penn Treaty Park Cleanup!

Join United by Blue and Honeygrow for a cleanup of the Delaware River at Penn Treaty Park! Penn Treaty is a vital recreation green space for Philadelphia residents and visitors. Unfortunately,… Read More

Cobbs Creek Green Infrastructure Meeting

Important stormwater improvements are coming to the banks of the Cobbs Creek. This project is part of Philadelphia’s Green City, Clean Waters program. Please join Philadelphia Water representatives to learn more… Read More

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Tree Canopy Conference

A healthy tree canopy provides important ecosystem services including air pollution removal, storm water runoff reduction, and improved energy conservation.  Abundant tree canopy provides habitat for widlife, and also has a… Read More

FitCity2 PHL

Thursday October 13th: 8:30AM - 4:00PM Ticket Price: $15 - $30 Register HERE FitCity2 PHL is a full-day symposium designed to explore design strategies in our workplaces, neighborhoods, and cities that… Read More

Design Matters: At Home in a Rowhouse

Since the city’s founding, “home” in Philadelphia has been synonymous with “rowhouse.” Since this year's DesignPhiladelphia theme is "home" the Design Advocacy Group (DAG) and PlanPhilly are looking back at three… Read More

Historical Commission Meeting

The Philadelphia Historical Commission meets on the second Friday of every month at 9:00am in Room 18-029 at 1515 Arch Street (One Parkway). Agendas are available one week prior to each… Read More

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Party for Preservation hosted by the Philadelphia Girls Rowing Club

In a city of firsts… There was the first structure on Boathouse Row… The first all-women’s sculling club in the country… Now is the time to restore the “first lady” of… Read More

Philadelphia City Planning Commission Meeting

Philadelphia City Planning Commission Meeting When Tue, October 18, 2016, 1pm – 5pm Where Philadelphia City Planning Commission, 13th floor, 1515 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19102, United States (map)… Read More

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The State of Sustainability in Higher Ed

The October Meetup of the Greater Philadelphia Renewable Energy Society: State of Sustainability in Higher Ed For the October meeting, Robin Xu from Sightlines will discuss her work with campuses across… Read More

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Green Roof Conference

As the world population becomes more urbanized one of the challenges for landscape designers, architects, arborists, and horticulturists is to provide and maintain spaces for green infrastructure.  The use of otherwise… Read More

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MEDstudio@JEFF presents THE BEACON in collaboration with Jenny Sabin Studio: Spotlight on The Rail Park

MEDstudio@JEFF, an anti-disciplinary educational and research catalyst at Thomas Jefferson University is proud to announce the debut of THE BEACON, a newly designed system that advances future health. The central BEACON… Read More

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Transforming the Tunnel: The Rail Park | 2017 Better Philadelphia Challenge

  • 12:00AM 11:30PM
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First Prize: $5,000! Download the 2017 Challenge Brief HERE THE 2017 CHALLENGE Philadelphia’s City Branch is an unused network of 115-year-old depressed rail lines that transported goods and people into and… Read More

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Philadelphia Open Studio Tours (POST)

  • 12:00PM 6:00PM
Philadelphia Open Studio Tours (POST), a program of The Center for Emerging Visual Artists (CFEVA), is the largest tour of artist studios and creative workshops in the region. POST activities span twenty… Read More

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