• 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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Pop-up lessons in adaptation and magic

Philly has taken the pop-up bait hook, line and sinker. Or maybe hammock, lantern, and shipping container. We’re hopelessly into these…

Spotted: 10 Dilworth Details

Last week I hopped on an AIA-organized hardhat tour of the construction site that will soon be known as Dilworth Park,…

Volunteer: Help Schuylkill Banks clean up flood damage

During last week’s rains the Schuylkill River saw intense flooding, washing out flood-prone neighborhoods and submerging the Schuylkill River Trail and…

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…

Fitler Square refreshed

“They’re back and they’re beautiful,” said Cecil Smith, enjoying his first spring morning in Fitler Square, sitting on one of the…

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…

Hardship hearing for Boyd Theatre next week, consultants say reuse requires subsidy

Is there a financial hardship that prevents the reuse of the Boyd Theatre, Philadelphia’s last movie palace? That's the question that…

Foster + Partners, Comcast, Liberty Property Trust adding new tower to Philly skyline

Comcast is adding to Philly’s skyline once again. Today Comcast and Liberty Property Trust announced they will develop a major new…

Artsy bike racks coming to Center City in summer

Imagine locking your bike to a cloud, or parking it amid huge blades of grass. That might be possible when new…

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…

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,…

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…

Take Center City District's annual survey

It's time once again to let Center City District know just what you think of their work to make Philadelphia's core…

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…

Fresh glow for Schuylkill crossings

The glorious clusters of globe lights installed on the Market Street Bridge to honor the new millennium are fully illuminated once…

Calling Center City workers: How's your commute?

Do you work in Center City? Are you part of SEPTA's record-breaking regional rail ridership? Do you carpool into the city?…

Call for artist-designed bike racks

Philly already has a few artsy bike racks - the sculptural post outside of Johnny Brenda’s in Fishtown, the bicycle-shaped racks…

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