Upcoming Events

At the Intersection of Design, Urbanism, and the Humanities

Join us for a discussion with leading academics in the planning and design fields all of whom have been awarded grants through the Mellon Foundation’s Initiative for Collaborative Studies in Architecture,… Read More

Hidden City Walking Tour: Lost Sites & Sounds of Early Philadelphia Music

Lost Sites & Sounds of Early Philadelphia Music is a two-hour walking tour that features sites and stories of many important locations in eighteenth and early nineteenth century Philadelphia music.  Included… Read More

Mural Dedication: ASpire: The Dr. Shawn L. White Mural Project

Meet us in South Philadelphia to celebrate ASpire, a mural project honoring the legacy of the late Dr. Shawn L. White, aka “Air Smooth.” White was a community leader, father, and educator who led health… Read More

SOSNA Triangles Clean Up

Join the Triangles Committee to help maintain our great new public space the first Sunday of every month at 10 AM at 23rd and South Streets!

PennDesign Lecture: Giancarlo Mazzanti: "Architecture as a Mechanism of Social Integration"

Meyerson Hall, Lower Gallery Giancarlo Mazzanti is a Colombian architect based in Bogota. Mazzanti was born in Barranquilla, Colombia in 1963. He graduated with a degree in architecture from the Pontifical… Read More

East Mt. Airy Neighbors Community / Board Meeting

The community is invited to attend EMAN's monthly meetings. The Board meets in Executive Session at 7:00; the community is welcome at 7:30. Come meet neighbors & learn about issues &… Read More

Friends of Julian Abele Park Meeting

Friends of Julian Abele Park meeting. We meet the first Tuesday of each month at the SOSNA office at 7pm.  Join us to get involved with the park. Everyone welcome! 

WORKSHOP - Neon Design with Len Davidson

Students in this class will design a sample neon piece for signage, architectural, or artistic use.   Participants will be instructed in neon pattern making and will begin to create a paper… Read More

SOSNA Architectural Review Committee Meeting

Monthly meetings of the SOSNA Architectural Review Committee (ARC) will take place the first Wednesday of every month at 6 PM at the SOSNA Office, 1901 Christian Street. Please read the… Read More

SOSNA Zoning Workgroup Meeting

The Zoning Workgroup meeting takes place at 6:30 PM at the SOSNA office, 1901 Christian Street. Come join neighbors to talk about zoning issues, including citywide Zoning Reform, neighborhood zoning remapping,… 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

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Tickets On Sale Now! Philabundance Beet Hunger Bash; 11/7/14

The Beet Hunger Bash will honor Philabundance’s founder, Pamela Rainey Lawler, their journey and the road ahead. Help Philabundance raise 500,000 meals in one night while seeing, touching, hearing and tasting… Read More

Greater Brewerytown Development Corporation Monthly Community Meeting

Monthly Community Meeting with Guest Speakers & community announcements. Light refreshments will be served

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 (

Philadelphia Historical Commission Architectural Committee Meeting

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

Penn GIS Day

Penn GIS Day, held in conjunction with the National GIS Day celebration, focuses on real-world applications and innovations stemming from uses of Geographic Information Systems. The forum examines the use of GIS… Read More

City Sessions 2: The University As Community

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

Philadelphia Commission on Parks and Recreation Meeting

The Philadelphia Commission on Parks and Recreation holds six meetings a year and travels to parks and recreation centers and facilities throughout the city. The Commission invites and encourages anyone interested… Read More

2014 Geo Open Source Conference presented by GeoPhilly and LocationTech

You MUST register on the official event registration page to attend: 2014 Geo Open Source Conference Registration.  Philadelphia's LocationTech event will be a conference-style speaker series featuring technical talks on the… Read More

Design on the Delaware Conference and Trade Show

Design on the Delaware Conference and Trade Show The three day conference offers 36 programs, 9 tours, and design charrette offering AIA/CES, LA CES, AICP CM, GBCI CM, and PDH equivalent… Read More

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