• 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: Automat Americana

One of Philly’s finest Art Deco storefronts is 818 Chestnut Street, where the first Horn & Hardart Automat opened in 1902.…

Staycation: Philadelphia History Museum

Just around the corner from the heart of Independence National Historical Park is the Philadelphia History Museum - a marble Greek…

Safer intersections through Center City paving project

A street resurfacing project underway in the southeastern part of Center City is set to bring more than smooth pavement to…

Former Beneficial Bank HQ has new owner, reuse uncertain

At the southwest corner of 12th and Chestnut streets sits the dignified but vacant former Beneficial Savings Fund Society building, designed…

Nix federal building in need of repair

Market East's historic Robert N.C. Nix Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse could get a needed facelift thanks to a $3.416 million…

Seger Park's new playground

Back in November Eyes on the Street reported that construction on Seger Park’s new playground was cruising along. And after being…

Last ditch Assumption appeal | Seaport Museum plans overhaul | Fralinger fire | Indie bookstores faring well | Farewell Market West smut

The Penn's Landing Marina. | Eyes on the Street Flickr group Good morning, Streeters. Wasn't it strange to see Philly looking…

November in the Flickr Pool: Wissahickon Waterfall and more

Steve Ives, aka frequent Eyes on the Street Flickr Group contributor phillytrax, snapped this shot of the Wissahickon Creek in…

Frank Furness: His City, His World symposium 11/30-12/2

Furness Fever has consumed Philadelphia this year, so it’s only fitting that Frank Furness is the focus of this year’s Roger…

Council seeks zoning reform rollbacks | groundbreaking LGBT senior housing | Whole Foods' undisclosed location | SEPTA's encouragement | voter turnout

Skyline | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr groupGood morning and happy Friday, Streeters!  The new zoning code has…

Camac Street's wooden blocks repaired

I have a particular fascination with Philadelphia's network of alleys and small streets, and I count the the wood-paved 200 block…

Seger Park's new playground is taking shape

Seger Park's playground, at 11th and Lombard streets, has been closed since September to make way for two new play areas.…

October 15-19: Chinatown fight to survive | Ben Franklin Bridge bike ride | Brewfest | reexamining sustainable agriculture

Philadelphia Chinatown’s Fight for Survival Monday, October 15, 4:30-6:30pm. Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1300 Locust Street. Learn how Philadelphia’s Chinatown has…

3rd and Walnut gusher | Apple Lofts on market (again) | transpo project funding roundup | Kahn Park homelessness | RIP Sen. Specter

Louis Kahn Park, 11th and Pine | Flickr user dan reed!, Creative Commons LicenseGood morning, Streeters. Hope you enjoyed the…

Six new bike corrals offer in-street bike parking

Bike corrals have been popping up around the city, so we took to the street to capture some of the corrals…

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