• 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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PHS Pops Up Garden turned vacant lot into a productive landscape

PHS Pops Up Garden, June 2011 This summer the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) transformed a long-vacant lot at 20th and Market…

Defending Autumn in Bella Vista

Neighbors turned out in force at a Bella Vista Town Watch meeting last night to speak out about the likely loss…

New slate roof graces Pennsylvania Hospital's Pine Building

America’s first public hospital sits at the corner of 8th and Pine streets, and its oldest wing is getting a new…

Night Market Chinatown Delights

Wandering around Night Market in Chinatown last night was a treat. The Food Trust pulled together an amazing cross-section of the city…

Occupy Philly Begins

Occupy Philly began this morning at Dilworth Plaza outside of City Hall, as an expression of solidarity with the Street protests, and…

South Street Bridge Gets LED Illumination, Green Bike Lanes

The South Street Bridge is busy with construction again: welders are on cherry-pickers working on the tower overlooks, electricians are running…

Shane Victorino Rehabs Nicetown Boys & Girls Club, Bravo.

This week’s Bravo* goes to Shane Victorino for completely overhauling the Nicetown Boys & Girls Club at North 18th Street and…

Considering SugarHouse at "Year Won"

Last weekend SugarHouse celebrated “Year Won.” But was its first year a winner? Let's review. The Inquirer reported Sunday that SugarHouse's…

Pedestrian Plaza Program to Turn Underused Road into Public Space

Some blocks are better for people than cars. The Mayor's Office of Transportation & Utilities (MOTU) wants to help community groups…

Bravo: Bicycle Coalition's Park(ing) Day Corrals Stay Until November, Maybe Longer

This week’s Bravo* goes to the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia for installing of two bike parking corrals for Park(ing) Day…

Takeaways: Zoning Reform Forum

Last night’s zoning reform forum offered the audience box seats to negotiations between Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development, Alan Greenberger…

Combat Zoning Fatigue: Dig In

In May 2007, 80% of Philadelphia voters supported zoning reform. That vote kicked off four years of hard work, culminating in…

Park(ing) Day 2011

Today was Park(ing) Day, when unsuspecting parking spaces throughout the city were transformed into temporary parks. This year, more than…

Penn Park Opens, Field Day Saturday

Through nearly two years of construction, Philadelphians have watched Penn Park take shape from above. Now that the fields are watered, trees well-tended,…

New Life at Old High Pressure Fire Service Building

Hawk-eyed visitors to the Race Street Pier might have noticed action this week at the High Pressure Fire Service building across…

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