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Jewish Immigrant Philadelphia Architecture Walking Tour

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… Read More

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Emeka Ogboh featuring Ursula Rucker: Logan Squared

Starting September 24, Emeka Ogboh featuring Ursula Rucker's Logan Squared sound installation will be on view on Sundays from 2–4:30 p.m. at the Free Library of Philadelphia’s Parkway Central location. Part… Read More

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Murray Dubin, Daniel Biddle and Erica Dunbar on Octavius Catto

Join us for a discussion of Octavius Catto, the first named African American to be memorailized by a statue on public land in Philadelphia.  Catto's statue in front of City Hall… Read More

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The Parkway Centennial Lecture: Architecture—Honoring a Legacy

This lecture hosted by the Barnes Museum will feature architects Tod Williams and Billie Tsien, awarded the National Medal of the Arts, in conversation with Pulitzer Prize-winning architectural critic Inga Saffron.… Read More

Civic Design Review Committee Meeting

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Germantown Green Plans: Open House

Do you want to know about upcoming green improvements that are coming to Germantown to help the neighborhood soak up excess stormwater that comes with rainstorms? Stop by this Philadelphia Water… Read More

Historical Preservation Task Force Meeting

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Mayor Kenney has created a historic preservation task force to help the City reassess how Philadelphia preserves its historic resources. The task force will explore strategies and make recommendations regarding: •… 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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Plans Really Do Come True!

Next month at DAG: 2035 is coming! Under the last three mayors, Philadelphia has moved ahead steadily on Philadelphia 2035, the comprehensive citywide plan that includes 18 district by- district plans.… Read More

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Philadelphia’s World Heritage City status: What does it mean for tourism in your neighborhood or community?

Philadelphia is the United States' first World Heritage City. What does this mean for Philadelphia neighborhoods and nearby Greater Philadelphia communities? Hear from speakers familiar with neighborhood and community development, historic… Read More

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Meet the Influencers: Theatre Philadelphia Speaker Series

Join Theatre Philadelphia as we kick off our professional development series! On October 6th, social media influencers and communications professionals will share best practices and tips to build and engage audiences.… Read More

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Monument Lab: Promument

Celebrate all things Monument Lab and Mural Arts with Promument, a night of dancing and conversation in PAFA’s beautiful Rotunda space. Explore the Monument Lab hub downstairs in PAFA’s exhibition space,… Read More

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Revolutionary Germantown Festival

The Revolutionary Germantown Festival is a neighborhood-wide event honoring the legacy of the Battle of Germantown. The Battle was the first planned attack by the American army during the Revolutionary War… Read More

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Monument Lab: Saturday Spotlight Franklin Square

Mural Arts Philadelphia’s citywide Monument Lab continues with a Saturday Spotlight event at Franklin Square, with music and food! This event will feature Monument Lab artist Kara Crombie, whose Sample… Read More

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Supporting Corridors/Supporting Communities

Grassroots groups in Philly are engaging communities, improving storefronts, and activating civic spaces on their neighborhood commercial corridors. Learn about their resourceful efforts to connect with residents and encourage entrepreneurship. Supporting… Read More

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philafad DesignPhiladelphia exhibit - local designers and fabricators

philafad: Philadelphia Fabricators, Architects, and Designers presents the work of Philadelphia designers and fabricators as a part of the 2017 DesignPhiladelphia festival. Learn what local small businesses are creating in… Read More

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Designing Livable Housing for All Ages

Join AARP Pennsylvania at the DesignPhiladelphia Coferene to ler how affrdale housing ptionscan mke communitis more livabe for all ages,abiities, incomes, and backgrounds. You'll hear from local exerts adleanho AARP's new… Read More

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Designing Livable Housing for All Ages

Join AARP Pennsylvania at the DesignPhiladelphia Conference to learn how affordable housing options can make communities more livable for all ages, abilities, incomes, and backgrounds. You'll hear from local experts and… Read More

Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority Board Meeting

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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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