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Modern Metropolis Architecture Walking Tour

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

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City Hall to City Hall Architecture Walking Tour

Where else but Philadelphia can you view three centuries of American architecture along a single street on just one tour? The tour begins at Independence National Historical Park in front of… Read More

Civic Design Review Committee Committee Meeting

TENTATIVE AGENDA   1. 3601-37 Spruce Street (3600 Locust Walk), Amendment to Existing University of Pennsylvania Master Plan, Zoned SP-INS, site area is 136,652 sq.ft., academic research bldg. totaling 70,080… Read More

Passyunk Square Civic Assoc Monthly Meeting

Please join us for our monthly meeting, open to the public! Hear updates about projects in the neighborhood and how to get involved and help with beautification, clean streets, education and… Read More

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Philabundance Community Kitchen Open Houses

Philabundance Community Kitchen, our culinary job training program, will hold open houses September 6 and 13 to recruit new students for its 14-week program. This program targeting low-income adults who need a… Read More

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The Camden Waterfront

Next at DAG: The Camden Waterfront 8 a.m. Thursday, September 7, Center for Architecture + Design, 1218 Arch St.  John Gattuso of Liberty Property will present a general overview of the Camden… Read More

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Sharon McConnell-Sidorick and Nathaniel Popkin on Silk Stockings and Socialism

  Join us for a reading and discussion of Silk Stockings and Socialism: Philadelphia's Radical Hosiery Workers from the Jazz Age to the New Deal by Sharon McConnell-Sidorick. She'll be talking about her… Read More

Philadelphia Historical Commission Meeting

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Free Philly Fun Fishing Fest 2017

Register now for the 2017 Philly Fun Fishing Fest:   Enjoy a morning of free catch and release fishing and friendly competition on Schuylkill Banks!   The Fishing Fest is… Read More

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Media Architecture Walking Tour

Media was planned in the 1850s as the seat of Delaware County. Discover architecture dating from the Federal era, see lavish Victorian homes and enjoy the beautifully restored Beaux Arts/Art Deco… Read More

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Super Adoption Day

Join us for Citizens for a No-Kill Philadelphia's 8th annual With Love: Super Adoption Day bringing together dozens of amazing Philadelphia-area animal rescues and vendors for Philly's longest-running pet adoption festival!

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Are you up for the Walnut2Walnut Challenge? Paddle or row down the Schuylkill River and up the Delaware for a scenic trip around Philadelphia's peninsula. The excursion begins at Schuylkill Banks… Read More

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Victorian West of Broad Architecture Walking Tour

Take in the total experience of Philadelphia during the magnificent Gilded Age era. Begin at The Bellevue, opened in 1910 as Philadelphia’s premier hotel, the Bellevue Stratford. Learn about cultural, financial,… Read More

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Building Community Through Play

Join Next CityGehl StudioPhiladelphia Parks Alliance and WURD Radio for a family-friendly public conversation about the vital role that public parks and recreation centers play in changing neighborhoods.… Read More

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Daniel Burnham’s Belated Birthday Bash

Make no little (happy hour) plans! Daniel Burnham--who co-authored the 1909 Plan of Chicago--would be 171 years old this year. We’re celebrating the birthday of one of the founders of American… Read More

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Louis Kahn Exhibit: The Power of Architecture

The story of master architect Louis Kahn (1901-1974) is intrinsically connected to Philadelphia, where he spent most of his life and career. Louis Kahn: The Power of Architecture is the first… Read More

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What Was The Philadelphia School of Architecture? If you look carefully, you will notice that the buildings of the last 50 years that you see in Philly look quite unlike those elsewhere. They feel tense: they don’t… Read More

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Apply for the Fall 2017 Citizens Planning Institute

Want to learn about planning, zoning, and development in Philly? Apply to be part of the Citizens Planning Institute! Classes are on Wednesday evenings in October & November. Applications accepted through… Read More

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MOM's Organic Market Center City, Philly - Grand Opening Sept. 8-10!

  • 8:00AM 9:00PM
  • 34 South 11th Street
The Center City, Philly Grand Opening will feature: •Meet and greets with Clean Air Council, Philadelphia's Office of Sustainability, Green Philly, 5 Gyres, Audubon Pennsylvania, Fair Trade Philadelphia, and Overbrook Education Center •Local tastings, kids’ activity, henna art,… Read More

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