• 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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Penn’s Lower Schuylkill innovation campus opens new center to incubate big ideas

When the University of Pennsylvania acquired DuPont’s old Marshall Labs site downriver from the main campus, the vision for this new…

History grafted into contemporary design at Penn’s new Perry World House

These days Penn’s campus is being remade in a new era of major construction projects, each with robust enough budgets to…

TEDx South Bank photo tour

In conjunction with the TEDxPhiladelphia conference last week, PlanPhilly and Penn Facilities & Real Estate Services teamed up to lead a…

Bridging the past at The ARCH

The University of Pennsylvania is on a construction spree, churning out new buildings and improving campus public spaces at breakneck pace.…

Inside Penn's vision for South Bank as start-up incubator, research hub

Penn’s South Bank campus is the tip of the spear when it comes to recasting underused industrial property on the Lower…

Penn aims to spur innovation in Lower Schuylkill at South Bank campus

On Thursday the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation and Commerce Department released the Lower Schuylkill Master Plan, a blueprint that aims to…

Spruce Street Plaza set to open this week

A new green gateway to Penn's medical campus will open this week, replacing an unattractive surface parking lot that was perhaps…

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…

Making Space Symposium: 9/27-9/28

This week PennDesign is hosting a two-day symposium on the concept of "making space" - in both the physical and experiential…

Shoemaker Green opens at Penn

On Monday crews removed construction fences and quietly opened Shoemaker Green, Penn's new landscape link from Penn Park through to…

Hardship at 40th and Pine

This week three very different hardship cases have the attention of Philadelphia’s preservation community. The Church of the Assumption case was…

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…

Are our city’s anchor institutions a revenue drag?

By now you all know that the city’s property tax assessment system is in flux. And While the city anticipates that…

Penn's new High Bay Lab home for super-sensitive telescope

Penn’s astronomers now have room to build huge instruments thanks to a new lab completed this month. Penn’s new High Bay…

Penn begins building Shoemaker Green

Shoemaker Green Perspective East | Penn Facilities and Real Estate Services Construction of Shoemaker Green is underway as PennConnects continues its…

Looking West: UPenn gets green energy program, Drexel's John Fry and bio-wall, Immigration office to West Philly

It's a crisp fall morning, and today promises nice weather for Occupy Philly's demonstrations outside City Hall, the unveiling of…

Penn Park Opens, Field Day Saturday

Through nearly two years of construction, Philadelphians have watched Penn Park take shape from above. Now that the fields are watered, trees well-tended,…



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