• 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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People's Emergency Center extends support with Neighborhood Advisory Committee

The active People’s Emergency Center (PEC) in West Philadelphia has taken on yet another role. Last April the Office of Housing…

Mural Arts project opens storefront, fights youth homelessness

A new Mural Arts program is using a Lancaster Avenue storefront to create dialogue around the issue of youth homelessness.  Friday…

New salvaged metal sculpture at 40th and Powelton

As part of their reporting for Philadelphia Neighborhoods this fall, Micaella J. Wesley and Samuel Scimeca checked out the new sculpture at 40th…

Hidden City Festival opens doors to Hawthorne Hall and its past as secret society headquarters

What do the Knights of Pythias, a secret society established in 1864, and the Irish National Foresters Society, once the largest…

People's Emergency Center spurring Lancaster Avenue transformation with Hawthorne Hall

Lower Lancaster Avenue has its share of vacancies and blank storefronts, but it’s also a place full of potential. And perhaps…

Art installation adds a splash of color to 40th Street

West Philadelphia’s new “Tree of Life” sculpture and accompanying mural add a splash of color to 40th Street between Spring Garden…

Make Your Mark: Draft of Lower Lancaster Revitalization Plan Released

The yearlong, collaborative “Make Your Mark” neighborhood planning process is nearing completion, and People’s Emergency Center, the organization driving the…

Green Block Build Coalition Brings Extreme Home Makeovers to Mantua

Community partners and an estimated 300 to 400 volunteers have come together to offer extreme home makeovers to 20 low-income homeowners…

Mantua: Multimedia Mural Project Addresses Homelessness Among Children

By Christine Fisher & Kara Savidge, for Philadelphia Neighborhoods When Jane Golden, the executive director of the Mural Arts Program, received…

Mantua: Jannie's Place Aims to Assist Homeless Women and Children

by Kara Savidge for Philadelphia Neighborhoods What once existed as an indication of neglect, a vacant lot at 617 N. 40th…

September 26-30: Preservation Power | Zoning at City Council | Weatherization Workshop | LOOK! on Lancaster

Jean Carroon Monday, September 26, 6pm.  PennDesign, 210 S. 34th Street, Meyerson Hall B-3. Jean Carroon, a principal at Goody Clancy,…

Mantua: Volunteers Plant Trees Along 40th Street Pedestrian Corridor

Catalyst for Change Church members Janice Niangane, Tracey Dickerson, Eric Pierce and Pastor Keon Gerow prepare a hole in the sidewalk…



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