• 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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Janet Echelman sheds light on Dilworth Plaza "dry mist" fountain

If City Hall is the heart of the city - the pump through which the Broad and Market street arteries flow…

Visible progress at Dilworth Plaza

If you’ve passed City Hall recently, you may have noticed a stark white frame popping out of the gray, snow-and-grit-covered Dilworth…

Treecycle: How to get rid of last year's Christmas tree

Ready to start the New Year fresh? Before you toss out that 2013 Christmas tree, know that the Streets Department does…

New "downtown" definition shows where Philly ranks

Philadelphians are familiar with the term Center City and most will agree on its definition, but Center City is not in…

Center City District adds, updates bus stop maps

For years Center City District has made attempts to improve wayfinding and directional signage throughout its territory. Most recently the organization…

Schuylkill Banks offers adopt-a-bench program

Last week Schuylkill Banks flipped the switch and turned on the newly revamped enhancement lighting on four Schuylkill River Bridges. With…

Flashy new lights illuminate four Schuylkill River Bridges

Last night Schuylkill Banks and friends "threw the switch" and and lit the new, enhanced lighting on four Schuylkill River Bridges…

Schuylkill River boardwalk construction is buzzing along, in tune with tide

Walk or wheel south along the Schuylkill River Trail today and you’re bound to hit the dead end just past Locust…

More Park, Less Way reflects larger transportation trends

The Benjamin Franklin Parkway has always reflected Philadelphia’s general attitude toward transportation, and as the city rolls out More Park, Less…





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