• 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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2016 Civic Wish List

Each new year is full of unwritten promise. What will we collectively author for Philly in 2016? Here’s my annual civic…

Rewind: 2015 Cheers and Jeers

It's the season to look back and hand out some laurels and darts for a few of the best and worst…

Rewind: What you were reading on EOTS in 2015

What happened in 2015? At Eyes on the Street it was busy with special projects, sharing different voices and striking images,…

December 3: Vision Zero Conference ticket giveaway

Over the last year we’ve talked a lot about Vision Zero, the international policy movement geared at eliminating traffic deaths.…

Mailbag: Preservationists respond

We received a lot of great feedback to Jared Brey’s story last week, “Out with the old, in with the…

Public deserves to know what's in demolition safety plans

The recent trial about the fatal demolition-related disaster at 22nd and Market streets revealed stark details about negligence, risky demolition…

November 11: Public history in 21st century Philly

Devoted readers of this space know how much we love sharing images of the city’s past – from early 20th century…

Spotted: Old Pine's maple minister

If you’ve walked down the 400 block of Pine Street, then you’ve likely noticed Old Pine Street Presbyterian Church’s beautiful churchyard…

Softening Market Street Bridge's sidewalks

More than six thousand people walk across the Market Street Bridge every day, going to work, going to school, heading in…

Perspective shifts along Pearl Street Passage

Traverse two short blocks of tiny Pearl Street in Callowhill / Chinatown North this week and you have a chance to…

DesignPhiladelphia picks: October 8-16

The 11th annual DesignPhiladelphia Festival invites us to SHIFT our thinking about the design of our city and its design community.…

On the Waterfront: Pier 68 preview

Stand on the service road east of South Philly’s Walmart, and you stand at the intersection of the Delaware waterfront’s past…

Pope Ride time lapse

The open streets of Center City thanks to the papal visit were a dream for the thousands of people who got…

Lens: Park(ing) Day 2015

Last Friday about 50 temporary parks replaced in-street parking spaces around town. It was Philly's eighth annual Park(ing) Day, part of…

Washington Avenue needs safety first

Washington Avenue is going through a well-documented public identity crisis as it transitions from a hard neighborhood boundary lined with…

Spotted: The Porch gets its swings

Every great porch should have a swing, and at long last The Porch is getting its very own set. If you…

Salvation for a neighborhood icon in Manayunk

Father Kevin Lawrence can tell you exactly where he was in the evening of April 29, 2014: sitting at the counter…

Spotted: Temporary fixes for part of Camac Street's wooden block

I count Philly’s wee streets as some of our most special public places, and the block of Camac Street between Walnut…

East Park's hidden lake habitat, a site for Discovery

Walk up a drive paved with soft blue bricks, through a chain link fence, and up a hill tucked into East…

From Above: Manayunk and Venice Island, 1926

For this installment of From Above, we head upriver to Manayunk for a look at what this manufacturing enclave looked…

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