• 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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$1.7 million for Bartram's Mile as swing bridge study continues

Now that the Schuylkill Banks boardwalk is open, it’s time to look downriver to the next stretch of Schuylkill River Trail…

Urban farms still struggle to put down legal roots

Which would you choose for your block: A weed-choked illegal dumping ground or a quasi-legal market farm growing everything from sunflowers…

TreePhilly spreading "arborly love" this spring

Yes, last weekend's thaw was a tease, but it got us thinking about planting even though spring won't officially start for…

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…

$300,000 grant toward Schuylkill swing bridge reuse

The Schuylkill River Trail is a little bit closer to crossing the river at Grays Ferry thanks to a state grant…

Bartram's Garden wetlands restoration, expansion underway to offset airport project

Bartram’s Garden is still firmly in its growing season. Colorful blossoms – including the famed Franklinia trees with their delicate citrusy…

How to bid at next week’s Housing Authority auction

Next week the Philadelphia Housing Authority will auction off 196 vacant homes and lots with the help of Max Spann Real…

From Above: Refining along the Lower Schuylkill, 1926

In honor of the Lower Schuylkill Master Plan’s [pdf] release earlier this month, we head back into the past to…

Conceptual designs for Bartram's Mile envision a lush, active future along Schuylkill

Now that the calendar says it is officially spring, we’re dreaming of warm days spent exploring the city’s ever-expanding recreational trail…

From auto house to church: A view into Kingsessing's past

On Elmwood Avenue, halfway between 58th and Alden streets, what looks like a small brick barn sits far back in a…

City bids more than expected on St. Bernard Community Garden

In an edge-of-your-seat bidding process, the City successfully bid on 1010 S. Saint Bernard St., home of the Saint Bernard Community…

November 3-4: Bike and Walk Bartram's Mile

As I mentioned last week, Philadelphia Parks and Recreation is working on plans for "Bartram's Mile," a new recreational trail…

Explore Bartram's Mile

One of the big missing pieces in the city's recreational trail network is a good connection to Bartram's Garden. Thankfully that's about…

58th Street Greenway still under construction in Southwest Philadelphia

According to the Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC), construction on the 58th Street Greenway is about 75 percent complete, but driving along…

Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee’s Annual Clean Block Contest, Day 1

This year's Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee's Annual Clean Block Contest is underway and one of this year's judges, Ainé Ardron-Doley, is…

Making Phoenix Community Park last | Coyle pleads guilty | HIP Award honorees | UC's rusty water

Friends of the Japanese House and Garden will be honored by HSP for their work restoring Fairmount Park's Sakura Pavilion. |…

September 7-9: | Honey Festival | Secret Cinema @ Eastern State | South Philly Garden Tour

Honey Festival Friday, September 7-Sunday, September 9. It's a full weekend all about bees and honey.On Friday learn about beekeeping and…

Multi-modal with MOTU: Biking about

Multi-modal with MOTU is a new, occasional series where Eyes on the Street meets up with planners from the Mayor’s Office…



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