• Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday.
      Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday.

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Call for Parklets

Lowly in-street parking spaces across the city are slowly being put to a higher purpose as public spaces. These parklets -…

Philadelphia2035: Game On

Who says city planning can't be fun and games? On Monday the Planning Commisison launched Philadelphia2035: The Game, introducing a…

Jan 29: NIMBYs off South | inside St. Bonaventure | Kenzo redevelopment goes plush | Forum demo coming | Beth Miller Q&A | talk voter problems

Good morning, Streeters. Here’s what’s making news this Tuesday morning: In this reminder that NIMBYs like transactional zoning as much as…

New construction covers Chomsky mural, fills long-vacant lot

At 19th and Fairmount Ave new construction is underway to bring retail and residential space to a long-vacant lot. The project…

Jan 28: Farnham defends Historical Commission | PA transportation-funding plan update | Route 52 route change | ad-wrap veto | love for The Woodlands, the old days in Swampoodle

Good morning and welcome to the working week. Hope you enjoyed Friday’s frosting of snow and had a cozy weekend. Today…

Do wishes come true? 2012 review

This year I’ve got a wish list of ten ideas for the city. But, do wishes come true? It is heartening…

Jan 25-27: Baltimore Ave Fire Fundraiser | Winter in the Parks | Clover Market's Winter Market

To hell with the cold. Here's a way to get out and about every day this weekend: Baltimore Avenue Fire Fundraiser…

Jan 25: RCOs, zoning update | master plan the Schuylkill | The Stella | union reality check | Silverliner VIs?

Happy Friday, Streeters! It’s a bit of a gloomy, chilly day, and it’s going to snow a bit during the…

Love Note #141: Steve Weinik looks back on Independence Hall stoop sitting

Today Eyes on the Street continues our Philly Love Notes collaboration with this appreciation of the bygone days when Philadelphians could move…

Wishing on 2013 [part 2]

With 2012 safely behind us, I've been ruminating on what I hope 2013 will hold in store for our city. As…

Jan 24: Council's back | contentious Bridesburg rezoning | Washington Avenue cleanup | community conflict over Kensington Bank demos | Chestnut East beer garden

Happy Thursday, Streeters. It’s supposed to stay cold today, but we expect things will be plenty toasty in City Council’s…

Wishing on 2013 [part 1]

With 2012 safely behind us, I've been ruminating on what I hope 2013 will hold in store for our city.  In…

Jan 23: Code Blue | O'Neill to drop garden zoning restrictions, keep other roll-backs | redevelopment in Chinatown | City spending infographic | Philly: if not hip, interesting

Good morning. Holy frozen fingers, Streeters. Here's your Wednesday morning Buzz: Because temperatures will dip below 20° most days this…

A glimpse at MLK Day of Service projects in North Philly

More than 100,000 people turned out to participate in Philadelphia’s 1,500 MLK Day of Service events Monday. The 18th annual celebration…

Jan 22-25: Winka Dubbeldam | Marcellus Shale Panel | Richard Weller | Architecture and Energy

Lecture: Winka Dubbeldam Wednesday, January 23, 6-7:30pm. PennDesign, Meyerson Hall, 210 South 34th Street. Architect Winka Dubbeldam is principal of Archi-Tectonics, a…

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