• 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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Penn’s Lower Schuylkill innovation campus opens new center to incubate big ideas

When the University of Pennsylvania acquired DuPont’s old Marshall Labs site downriver from the main campus, the vision for this new…

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…

Design Advocacy Group gets funding to focus on rowhouse preservation

For years Philadelphia has tried to build its way out of our affordable housing problem through new construction. But a smarter…

Pinning future for New Kensington on Orinoka Mills reuse

The story of Orinoka Mills is tangled in the many tired, typical Philly tropes about disinvestment, deindustrialization and decrepitude. Once known…

Interface Studio to develop Land Bank Strategic Plan

Philly passed a new milestone on the long road to realizing its future Land Bank: On Friday the Philadelphia Housing Development…

Facing uncertainty SOSNA embarks on strategic planning process

Most folks come to the South of South Neighborhood Association’s office at 1901 Christian Street for a recycling bin, but…

February 1: PlanningCamp comes to Philly

Get out your explorers gear and let your inner plannerd out for the day: PlanningCamp is headed to Philly on February…

Citizens Planning Institute taking fall session applications

Ready to roll up your sleeves and learn how city planning, zoning, and development processes work in Philly and what engaged…

Apply for Citizens Planning Institute spring session

Calling all Citizen Planners: Join other engaged residents interested in learning how city planning, zoning, and development processes work and what…

Philadelphia2035: Game On

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

Soak It Up!: Green infrastructure design competition

Philadelphia’s pioneering Green City, Clean Waters plan to manage stormwater using green infrastructure is slowly rolling out through early action projects…

Flavorhoods: Tacony Hoagie Trail

Philadelphia is a city of flavorhoods, packed with distinctive tastes, treats, and personality all their own. We’re setting out to explore…

Explore Bartram's Mile

One of the big missing pieces in the city's recreational trail network is a good connection to Bartram's Garden. Thankfully that's about…

Woodland Green brings rustic flourish to University City intersection

At the intersection of 42nd Street and Woodland Avenue tall grasses and river birch trees swish in the breeze, and felled…

Profiling The Porch

Streetfilms paid a visit to The Porch at 30th Street Station last month, and caught up with Prema Katari Gupta and Seth…

Facade improvements for Torresdale Ave in Tacony

Tacony Community Develoment Corporation is working to spruce up Torresdale Avenue with a new Façade Improvement Grant Program that will help…

Multi-modal with MOTU: Cycle logic [Part 2]

In Part 1 of this biking edition of Multi-modal with MOTU, I visited a pedestrian plaza to-be and explored a few…

Multi-modal with MOTU: Biking about

Multi-modal with MOTU is a new, occasional series where Eyes on the Street meets up with planners from the Mayor’s Office…

Debate over Registered Community Organizations heats up

The ticking time-bomb embedded in Philadelphia's overdue, comprehensive zoning reform is the redefined role of community groups in the zoning process.…

Exploring the Lower Schuylkill's gritty and green potential

The Lower Schuylkill is hard to get to know much less love. It's a nearly 4,000-acre area comprised of largely industrial and…

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