Join the Preservation Alliance for a walking tour of the few landmarks remaining from the Centennial International Exhibition of 1876, the first official world’s fair in the United States, attracting nearly… Read More
Philadelphia is investing hundreds of millions of dollars in Philadelphia’s parks, libraries, recreation centers and playgrounds. What does the process for creating an inclusive plan for this investment look like? Andy… Read More
The Philadelphia Water Department is thrilled to join the Friends of Malcolm X Park, Malcolm X Park Neighbors, community members, our partners at Philadelphia Parks & Recreation, and elected officials, including… Read More
APAPASE Events Committee Meeting
Do you like to organize events like walking tours, happy hours, and educational events related to planning? Then join the APAPASE Events Committee and help us plan… Read More
On the first Saturday of the month, The Chestnut Hill Conservancy’s archives are free to the public from 11am to 4pm.
Discover details about your home, street or family through architectural… Read More
Can we collect and interpret data beyond our usual senses? How might we understand data differently if we produced it in colors, or claps, or smells? Using our analytical instrument collection… Read More
Discover the Philadelphia Plan which gave us two Art Deco masterpieces, the monumental 30th Street Station and Suburban Station, the first all-underground rail terminal. The tour starts at 30th Street Station… Read More
Explore colonial Philadelphia and walk some of its original streets. See famous Elfreth’s Alley, the oldest continuously occupied street in the US, and experience the walking/mercantile city, as well as a… Read More
Since it opened in 1960, Hill College House, a student residence at the University of Pennsylvania, has been praised for Finnish-American architect Eero Saarinen’s revolutionary design vision for communal living, specially… Read More
Philadelphia's annual sustainability awards and celebration.
Be inspired by local heroes. Support sustainability in Philly. Attend the SustaInPHL Awards, an annual celebration for sustainability visionaries to unsung heroes making a difference… Read More
Our popular Northwest tour series is underway! Partnering with Hidden City Philadelphia, tours are running through October, where we explore Philadelphia's historic communities in the northwest led by Hidden City's own… Read More
TEDxPhiladelphia is back on Wednesday, May 15, 2019! Speaker nominations for the 2019 conference will be accepted from Monday, July 30 until Sunday, September 30, 2018 at midnight.
"Unintended Consequences" is… Read More
Do you love where you live? Then Citizens Planning Institute is for you!
Citizens Planning Institute teaches Philadelphians about city planning, zoning, and development. Special topic classes this Fall are… Read More