• 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.

You are viewing 31 articles with the tag Reminder by the author Ashley Hahn

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.…

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…

Building Philadelphia lecture series returns March 11- May 20

Ever wished for a comprehensive crash course in Philly’s development and design history? The Center for Architecture’s annual "Building Philadelphia: Architecture,…

April 4: FringeArts presents 'The Love Song of R. Buckminster Fuller'

If the futures of the past, experimental design, and indie rock legends excite you, then we’ve got an evening for you.…

Community meetings about sale of vacant public schools [updated]

[UPDATED 2/12/14: The meeting about University City/Drew/Walnut Center scheduled for February 5, rescheduled for February 12 has again been rescheduled.…

Student designs sought in three stormwater art contests

Ever wanted to add a bit of flair to manhole covers or stormdrains? Students, now's your chance.  The Water Department, Partnership…

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…

Rally for the Boyd Theatre December 10

The Boyd Theatre on Chestnut Street is Philly's last grand movie palace, a vacant Art Deco marvel waiting for its next…

20 years and running: Philadelphia Marathon returns Sunday

Cue up Philadelphia Freedom:  Road closures, SEPTA detours, parking restrictions (don't get towed!), and thousands of runners are heading…

November 7-8: Preservation Law and Policy: Crises of Legitimacy

Is our city's preservation system working?  In the past year we’ve seen the pitched legal battle over the Church of the…

Park(ing) Day returns September 20

Park(ing) Day is slated to return to Philly streets for the sixth time on Friday, September 20, turning dozens of metered…

Summer screenings under the stars

Want to watch Rocky within sight of the Art Museum steps? How about pretending that the Schuylkill is the Seine while…

May 23-June 30: Hidden City Festival to illuminate overlooked sites citywide

Starting Thursday, and running for the next six weeks, the 2013 Hidden City Festival offers unique opportunities to explore places in…

Night Market season begins in Fairmount on May 16

Attention foodies and neighborhood explorers: The Food Trust’s Night Market will return for the season on Thursday, May 16, taking over…

April 30: Pedestrian and Bicycle Summit, test and talk bike share

Mark your calendars, Streeters: Tuesday, April 30 is chock-full of pedestrian/bicycle events that we don’t want you to miss: Greater Philadelphia…

March 31: Deadline for "first-level review" of AVI reassements

If you are among the Philly property owners who believe that your new property assessment is incorrect, the dealine to appeal…

March 13-15: Feeding Cities: Food Security in a Rapidly Urbanizing World

By 2030, 60 percent of the world's population is expected to live in cities. This urbanization process goes together closely with…

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…

AVI community meetings in March [updated]

Do you feel like the city's property tax reform efforts - aka the Actual Value Initiative or AVI - have raised…

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