• 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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2016 Storefront Design Challenge honors

When a business owner invests in new awnings or distinctive signage, fresh paint or new lighting, she’s telegraphing community pride, expressing…

Designers compete to put play into Philadelphia’s public spaces

“I’ve recently started to see public spaces in the eyes of children,” said Alexa Bosse, an architect and mother of three-year…

Praxis Dialogues: Strengthening neighborhoods through public interest design

On December 1, PennPraxis and PlanPhilly will kick off Praxis Dialogues, the first in a series of public conversations…

Small business, big impact: Funding for Philly’s neighborhood commercial corridors is critical for vibrant communities

The Equitable Development Platform released by PACDC this week advocates for expanding several programs that support economic growth on our neighborhood…

Streetviews: Q&A with the Community Design Collaborative's Beth Miller

We continue our Streetviews video series with Beth Miller, director of the Community Design Collaborative, who shares her insights on the…

Reimagining vacant schools as vibrant community spaces

A vacant school is more than a silent, empty building. It’s a public promise waiting to be renewed. Since closing 27…

Greening Stanton eyes stormwater management funds

In times of crippling, low school budgets, some of the most available funding for schoolyards now comes from the Philadelphia Water…

TEDxPhiladelphia: Workshopping green stormwater infrastructure

PlanPhilly is a partner for this year's TEDxPhiladelphia event, and for the next few days we're sharing ways we think Philly…

Points of LEVERAGE: How Community Design Collaborative and Office of Housing and Community Development work together

Design as process. Design as product. They’re equally important and both will be in the spotlight this evening at LEVERAGE,…

Greening initiative at Lea School gets boost from Water Department, PECO

This summer the Philadelphia Water Department and PECO committed significant green (read: financial support) to the West Philly Coalition for Neighborhood…

Turning Bainbridge Green from a place to park into a public space

Bainbridge Green is the oddly wide tree-lined strip running down the center of Bainbridge Street between 3rd and 5th streets. Technically,…

Soak It Up! finalists find stormwater solutions

Ease the flow of stormwater runoff, boost the flow of innovative stormwater solutions – that’s been the goal of Infill Philadelphia:…



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