• 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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Be a tourist at home: Seven Jane's Walks, May 2-4

It’s time to take your eyes to the street, Philly. Join PlanPhilly May 2-4 as we present Jane’s Walk, a…

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…

Reckoning with the Boyd Theatre's final bow

It looks like curtains for the historic Boyd Theatre, the shuttered Art Deco movie palace at 19th and Chestnut, and its…

Anonymous donor offers to purchase Boyd Theatre

In a strange new plot twist in the saga of the Boyd Theatre, an anonymous donor has come forward offering to…

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…

Advocates rally for Boyd Theatre reuse

As snow fell Tuesday, about 35 hardy souls rallied under the Boyd Theatre’s canopy to protest the historic theater’s possible demolition, dutifully…

Rally for the Boyd Theatre December 10

The Boyd Theatre on Chestnut Street is Philly's last grand movie palace, a vacant Art Deco marvel waiting for its next…

From Above: Schuylkill River from South Street, 1927

In honor of the Schuylkill bridges sporting new lighting here's a look back at these crossings from December 31,1927 looking north…

Rittenhouse Square's limestone facelift, lighting upgrades

Rittenhouse Square may be an emerald set in the heart of the city, but some of its beautiful and historic features…

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…

Staycation: Rosenbach Museum & Library Hands-On Tour

If you’re not the outdoorsy, sun-worshiping type, chances are you’re spending the dog days of summer searching for shade, hiding in…

22nd and Market building collapse [news roundup]

We’re still following the news of Wednesday’s fatal building collapse at 22nd and Market Street. It's still very early in terms…

Fatal building collapse at 22nd and Market, rescue ongoing

UPDATED: 7:30am, 6/6/13 A four-story building at 2136-38 Market Street was being demolished this morning when it collapsed at about 10:40am,…

May 3-5: PlazaPalooza | Queen Village house & garden tours | African American Presence on the Delaware | Preservation Alliance walking tour | Bartram's plant sale | Manton Street Park cleaning | Burger Brawl

Happy weekend Streeters! This weekend is packed with outdoor activities to help you make the most of the beautiful weather in…

2012 Endangered Properties List: Philly Modern, breweries, Family Court, and tax credits

The Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia released its 10th Annual Endangered Properties List [pdf] today, which includes three city-owned buildings, our dwindling…

Canal Street North OKd by Planning | thinking big about bike share | Hotels for 15th and Chestnut | Economic impact of Philly CDCs

View from Downtown to West Philly & the Cira Centre at Sunset | Theresa Stigale, Eyes on the Street Flickr group…

Church of the Assumption demo update, look inside | Bike share coming soon | Philly Painting defense | Arab business growth | Walnut water main break

Church of the Assumption's twin spires. | Eyes on the Street Flickr groupGood morning, Streeters. Here’s your Monday morning Buzz:…

December 7-9: Lucia Fest | Crafty Balboa | March of Lights | Menorah lighting

75th Annual Lucia Fest Gloria Dei (Old Swede’s) Church, Columbus Boulevard and Christian Street. Friday, December 7, 6pm and 8pm. Saturday,…

Callowhill Neighbors appeal Assumption demo | New waterfront zoning in 2013 | 245 hybrid buses replacing diesel | Market West smut duo closes

Good morning, Streeters. Happy Thursday. Today’s City Council agenda [pdf] includes votes on the city’s Complete Streets legislation and residential parking…

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