• 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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May 6-8: Join us for Jane's Walk 2016

“Cities have the capability of providing something for everybody, only because, and only when, they are created by everybody.”  ― Jane Jacobs, The…

Building Stories: The Granary

For our spring series Building Stories, we're bringing you design postcards from around the city. We're asking Philadelphia architects to take us…

Building Stories: the rowhouse

For our spring series Building Stories, we're bringing you design postcards from around the city. We're asking Philadelphia architects to take us…

Building Stories: Robert N.C. Nix Federal Building and William Penn Annex Post Office

For our spring series Building Stories, we're bringing you design postcards from around the city. We're asking Philadelphia architects to take us…

Building Stories: Skirkanich Hall

For our spring series Building Stories, we're bringing you design postcards from around the city. We're asking Philadelphia architects to take us…

Community Farm in South Kensington claiming its ground in court

On Friday afternoon, Clifford Brown planted beet seeds in tidy rows at La Finquita, a volunteer-run market farm in rapidly redeveloping…

Walking Market Street with Jan Gehl

Cities should be for everyone. Cities should make people healthy and happy. Cities should be designed to respond to human nature…

Designers compete to put play into Philadelphia’s public spaces

“I’ve recently started to see public spaces in the eyes of children,” said Alexa Bosse, an architect and mother of three-year…

SPOTTED: LOVE, across the street

Construction is beginning at JFK Plaza/LOVE Park, but that doesn’t mean the public can’t appreciate the park’s beloved namesake sculpture. Last…

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.…

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