• 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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Parking logic: Three reasons ZBA should say no to garage-fronted rowhouses

Say zoning and eyes glaze over. But really zoning is code for capturing the kind of city we want to live…

Italian Market seeking new curbside stand vendors

Right now about half of the 160 curbside stands in 9th Street's "Italian Market" are empty, but this year expect to…

Empty Italian Market stands could fill up soon

Curbside markets used to line parts of 2nd, 4th, 7th and 9th streets. But South 9th Street’s "Italian Market" is the…

Residential conversion likely for Antiquarian's Delight, former synagogue

As Passyunk Post reported this week, The Antiquarian’s Delight, once a treasure trove of vintage vendors, is closing. The antique/vintage mart…

New Autumn helps Palumbo Park come alive

Look east from the corner at 8th and Catharine streets, and the bright washes of color in David Guinn’s new…

Callowhill Neighbors appeal Assumption demo | New waterfront zoning in 2013 | 245 hybrid buses replacing diesel | Market West smut duo closes

Good morning, Streeters. Happy Thursday. Today’s City Council agenda [pdf] includes votes on the city’s Complete Streets legislation and residential parking…

Searching South Philly for sustainable streets

Do you know how often a pedestrian is hit by a car in Philadelphia? Or how many bathtubs worth of water…

October 12-14: Reading Terminal Harvest Festival | Passyunk Square Home Tour | Blocktober Fest | 'Boring' Architecture

Reading Terminal Market Harvest Festival Saturday, October 13, 10am-4pm. Filbert Street, between 11th and 12th. Filbert Street will be closed for…

September 28-30: LoMo Harvest Festival + Flea | Go West! Craft Fest | Puerto Rican Day Parade | Bella Vista House Tour

Hit up the Bella Vista House tour on Sunday. | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr groupLoMo Harvest Festival and…

A new 'Autumn' for Catharine Street

Philly jobs 80% transit accessible | City plans $120 million IT overhaul | St. Christopher's Hospital expanding | NoLibs v. BroLibs | Ralph's v. Dante & Luigi's

NoLibs Streetscape | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr group According to a report by the Brookings Institution, 80% of jobs…

June 25-29: Visitability and urban aging | Litter control and enforcement | Night Market | King Kong

Planning for Visitability and Urban Aging Tuesday, June 26, 8-10am. Philadelphia Corporation for Aging, 642 North Broad Street. How can designers…

Bella Vista to see 'Autumn' anew

In Bella Vista Autumn is in the air. Devoted Eyes on the Street readers will remember the tale of David Guinn's…

Memorial Day Weekend: Fairmount Restaurant Week, Arts on South, Cedar Park Jazz, Latin Arts Explosion, Decoration Day

Fairmount Restaurant Week May 25-June 3. Various locations in Fairmount.  To coincide with the opening of the Barnes’ new location, Fairmount…

Triangle Park fenced, as negotiations over public purchase stall

The triangular wedge created by Passyunk Avenue, Sixth Street, and Christian Street has gone from a gas station to green in…

Former Norge Appliances becoming Bainbridge Street Barrel House

Bella Vista's former Norge Appliance store - with its distinctive yellow sign - has sat vacant for years. But this week…

Farewell Fante-Leone pool

I remember stumbling upon the building at the corner of Montrose and Darien streets a few years ago. I was drawn…

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