• 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.

Deadly streets: mapping road fatalities

We talk a lot about creating complete streets and providing everyone - pedestrians, cyclists, and motorists - with safer spaces to…

Emergency grant for 19th Street Baptist Church gives glimmer of hope for urgent repairs

Since late summer, there has been intense speculation that Philadelphia may lose a church by Frank Furness at the corner of…

December 5-9: King Kong, Spring Garden Street Greenway design workshop, Zoning vote, City Hall tree lighting, Trumbauer book talk

Architecture In Film SeriesKing Kong Monday, December 5, 6:30pm. Philadelphia Center for Architecture, 1218 Arch Street. See the 1933…

Philadelphia's New Day

I got up before dawn on Wednesday to visit Harvard’s Graduate School of Design for a panel called The Philadelphia Story:…

Spring Garden Street Greenway community design workshop on 12/6

Spring Garden Street could someday be a green connector between the Delaware and Schuylkill rivers. As previously reported here, the public conversation…

Winter Market, Go West! Craft Fest, Grow Strong, Deck the Alley, Winter Wonderland

Winter Market Friday, December 2, 6-10pm, Saturday, December 3, 6-10pm, Sunday, December 4, 1-7pm. The Piazza At Schmidts, North Second Street…

Council approves contentious zoning changes, Who is Germantown?, blight of Divine Lorraine and on Knox Street, Delaware waterfront trail progress

City Council voted Thursday in favor of contentious zoning changes that pave the way for a Dollar Tree will open at…

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…

PHA to auction individual vacant properties on December 7

View PHA Individual Auction in a larger map A second batch of Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA) properties will be auctioned Wednesday,…

Open house with favela painters Haas & Hahn on 12/1

Dutch artists, Jeroen Koolhaas and Dre Urhahn, have set up studio in Philadelphia to create community-driven public artworks for the next…

Occupy out and homeless shuffle, zoning code comparison, new Center City offices for Penn Medical, neighbors protest demo of Kelly Playground

Dilworth Plaza is no longer Occupied. More than 48 hours after the Mayor's deadline for Occupy Philly to leave Dilworth…

Could a crosstown bus work between South Philly and Market West?

Ever wished there was a bus connecting the Market West area to South Philly east of Broad? Now's the time to…

Ground broken at Ramp Playground for new playing fields

Student athletes at Father Judge High School join President Fr. Joe Campellone and Director of Institutional Advancement Brian Patrick King for…

Modernist Hillman Medical Center demolition underway

Crews started demolishing the Sidney Hillman Medical Center at 22nd and Chestnut today to make way for a new high-rise residential tower…

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