• 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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Conventions past: Republican National Conventions in Philly, 1900, 1940 and 1948 in pictures

As Philadelphia prepares to host the Democratic National Convention next week, we're taking a look back at conventions held in the…

Spotted: The Oval striking musical tone for 2016

Every year the parking lot in the middle of Eakins Oval is painted with a mural, setting the theme for the…

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…

LENS: Liberty for Independence Day

Happy Independence Day, Streeters. We're taking a long weekend and to celebrate we close out this week with a dip into…

LENS: Dilworth Park

The keen-eyed members of our Flickr group seem captivated by the new Dilworth Park – from its swooping glassy transit entrances…

SPOTTED: Dilworth Park, Mormon towers, La Colombe, copper domes

Our eyes are ever peeled for interesting sights and sites. Here’s what we spotted this week: Dilworth Plaza to Park Construction…

Spotted: Divine illumination, barge oasis, Customs House reveal

Our eyes are ever-peeled for interesting sights and sites. This week these three caught our attention: DIVINE LORRAINE ILLUMINATED On Tuesday…

Explore the Reading Viaduct with Unusual Spaces [video]

If you’ve never explored the Reading Railroad right of way – either above ground on the 9th Street viaduct or below…

Peek at La Peg coming soon to FringeArts

Where Race Street meets the Delaware River we're seeing an important demonstration of what the future of the Central Delaware Waterfront…

Sound and the City: Nick Spitzer on Philadelphia

Consider the musical soundscape of Philadelphia. From City Hall’s clock tower to a drumline on impromptu parade. What a city sounds…

Deep Freeze: January in the Flickr Pool

January’s wintery blasts, bombogenesis, and polar vortices have been brutal, but the weather has been a boon for beautiful and moody photography.…

Happy 2014 from the middle of Broad Street

Happy New Year to all! Here's the view from the middle of Broad Street yesterday as string bands like Hegeman performed,…

Demolition underway for Episcopal brownstones and 40th Street M.E. Church

For more than a year we've been anticipating the leveling of the Episcopal Cathedral's brownstones at 38th and Chestnut and the…

Philly Photo Day 2013, part 2

More than 1,500 people took Philly's picture on Philly Photo Day this year. As we have for the last two…

Philly Photo Day 2013, part 1

For Philly Photo Day last month anyone and everyone was invited to take a picture in Philadelphia as part of a…

From Above: Reading Viaduct and Callowhill, 1927

It’s been an age since we featured a vintage view of Philly from above, but here’s an especially apt one in…

FringeArts' conversion of pump house is progressing

The corner of Race Street and Delaware Avenue has been abuzz with construction activity for months now, as FringeArts works to…

From Above: Race Street Pier and High-Pressure Fire Service Building, 1926

For this installation in our From Above series, we head to a hot spot on the Central Delaware Waterfront for a view…

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