• 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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Spotted: CHOP demolitions, expansions underway

Our eyes are ever peeled for interesting sights and sites. We spotted progress on two CHOP projects this week: CHOP on…

Washington Avenue restriping plan aims for balance, offers minimal improvement for bikers

Washington Avenue is a rough street. Cars tango with trucks loading, people park in the median, pedestrians skirt forklifts, and cyclists…

Royal redevelopment plans advancing, facadism and density ahead

We may never know what the Royal Theater could become. Redevelopment proposals, floated around for more than a year, do not…

Parklet milestones on South Street West

Now that it’s spring we’re seeing Philly's parklets emerge from hibernation, replacing in-street parking spots with small public spaces. The Quick…

Facing uncertainty SOSNA embarks on strategic planning process

Most folks come to the South of South Neighborhood Association’s office at 1901 Christian Street for a recycling bin, but…

Marian Anderson Historical Society opens its doors for MLK Day of Service

The Marian Anderson Historical Society opened the doors to famed contralto Marian Anderson's home yesterday. The open house and senior citizen…

Royal Theater could be replaced by new mixed-use building

The Royal Theater will no longer exist if Universal Companies has its way. The Royal, now in its fourth decade of…

SOSNA improves, celebrates Grays Ferry Ave triangles

For years the South of South Neighborhood Association (SOSNA) has been working to improve traffic flow and pedestrian experience around the…

Philadelphia trail projects get a boost from state grants

Annual state funding came through for nearly a dozen regional trail projects late last month, and in Philadelphia that funding will…

Regional Trail Updates: CSX Bridge complete, Port Richmond Trail in the works

In a busy few days for the city’s regional trail network, the Schuylkill River Park Connector Bridge opened to the public…

Luminous, lively Philly | Bart's 'lavish' casino party | talking Textizen | Queen Lane limbo | Julian Abele Park update | accepting North Philly change

Shin on Me | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr groupHappy Monday, streeters. Today promises to be as lovely as…

DesignPhiladelphia panel questions mega-museums

Philadelphia has been riding on the national bandwagon trend of tremendous cultural building and spending that boomed from roughly 1994 to…

October 12-14: Reading Terminal Harvest Festival | Passyunk Square Home Tour | Blocktober Fest | 'Boring' Architecture

Reading Terminal Market Harvest Festival Saturday, October 13, 10am-4pm. Filbert Street, between 11th and 12th. Filbert Street will be closed for…

Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee's Clean Block Contest, Day 3

Judging for the Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee’s (PMBC) Annual Clean Block Contest concluded last week. One of this year’s judges, Ainé…

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