• 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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PGW selling for $1.86 billion [roundup]

Philadelphia Gas Works, the largest municipally owned gas utility in the nation, is ever closer to privatization. Here's a roundup of…

Winter 2013-2014 Index

Here's a by-the-numbers look at winter 2013-2014 so far in and around Philly:Updated Feb. 19, 2014WINTER 2013-2014 By the numbers…

Improving access in the Lower Schuylkill Innovation District

Much of the Lower Schuylkill is an impenetrable, legacy industrial landscape, and good access is one problem holding back its…

Philly's Polar Vortex Index

Here's a by-the-numbers look at how the polar vortex affected Philly through Tuesday evening: For issues with frozen or broken traffic…

City seeks input on Frankford Creek Greenway

When the city released the Philadelphia Trail Master Plan this summer, it identified Frankford Creek Greenway, section A, as the second…

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…

Stormwater art speckles Christian Street

The 300 block of Christian Street has broken out in a rash of blue dots. You'd be forgiven for thinking this…

Rain Check: PWD sharing cost with residents to install stormwater management tools

We hear a lot about stormwater management infrastructure being incorporated into plans for new developments, streetscape improvements, and park projects, but…

SEPTA's seasonal watch | Sewer tour | ExCITe Center opens | park improvement grants | Drag queens join Mummers

Good morning, Streeters.  ‘Tis the season of challenging conditions for SEPTA, explains PlanPhilly’s Christine Fisher. We’re deep into “slippery rail…

Soak It Up!: Green infrastructure design competition

Philadelphia’s pioneering Green City, Clean Waters plan to manage stormwater using green infrastructure is slowly rolling out through early action projects…

Steve Powers signage | why our streets flood | Philly competes in Mayors Challenge | glass block comeback

Commercial corridor along Old York Road | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr groupGood morning, Streeters. Hope your weekend was…

Stadium district casino | Inga on The Provence | 40th and Pine appeal grinds on | Germantown's horticultural heritage | Viaduct as great connector

Reading Viaduct, October 2012 | Christine Fisher, PlanPhillyHappy Friday, Streeters. Here's this morning's Buzz: The owners of Parx (Greenwood Gaming)…

Philly tax credit a model | water woes | rowhouses for 6th and Fairmount | waterfront trail section delay | SEPTA baby

Water main break sinkhole at 21st and Bainbridge, July 2012 | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr groupA corporate…

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…

New look for Old City: lighting to branding

From big repaving projects, to small design flourishes, Old City has been getting a makeover of late. Along North 3rd Street,…

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