• 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.

The Sustainability Workshop hybridizes high school

Simon Hauger and The Sustainability Workshop from PopTech on Vimeo, via HUBlog. The Sustainability Workshop is a new, alternative high…

Philadelphia, what are you taking for your Jane Jacobs Complex?

Philadelphia, What are you taking for your Jane Jacobs Complex? by Paul Aylesworth, Community Contributor Can there be such a thing…

Dead Spaces come Alive at Laurel Hill Cemetery

Halloween is boom-season for Laurel Hill Cemetery, with its Gravedigger’s Ball gala, RIP 5K Run, and tours drawing on the…

October 31-November 4: PennDesign lectures, bike lane and skatepark meetings, urban design documentary

Cyclist in Chalked Bike Lane - 13th Street, June 17, 2011 | Bicycle Coalition of Greater PhiladelphiaSusan Fainstein Monday, October…

Scare Hunger, Waterfront news roundup, gameday FDR Park(ing), BetterBlocksPhilly kudos

Happy Halloween, Philly. We get a really chilly morning for the last day of October, but after Saturday’s nasty snowy mess…

Preserving Eastern State Penitentiary

Cell Block at Eastern State Penitentiary | Jeremy MarshallEastern State Penitentiary gets loads of traffic this time of year thanks…

Delaware River master plan goes to Planning Commission

After years of visioning, planning, and a healthy civic debate about our city's waterfront - not to mention the disbanding of…

October 28-30: Halloween picks + Philly Bike Expo

Gargoyles outside Eastern State Penitentiary can mean only one thing: Terror Behind the Walls | flickr user shinya, Creative CommonsLaurel Hill…

Council OKs Callowhill NID and stricter curfews, reggae feud, transportation funding stalled, lane closure success, and The Boss

Reading Viaduct | flickr user gsgeorge, Creative Commons It’s a chilly fall day, Philly, and Jack Frost is at the door.…

Red threads through Gray Area

Last week, DesignPhiladelphia brought together design thinkers and practitioners for a discussion called “Gray Area: Provocations on the Future of Preservation.” The…

Urbanized screening at Drexel on November 3

Director Gary Hustwit has been touring the world, screening new documentary, Urbanized, and he’s bringing his newest design doc to…

Zoning overlays, school closings, Delaware River waterfront plan published, Tastykake factory conversion

Greetings | flickr user phillytrax, Eyes on the Street flickr group City Council is recommending that several neighborhoods retain their zoning…

PennDOT opens rebuilt Holme Avenue Bridge

The Holme Avenue Bridge was reconstructed this year and reopened on October 25. | Stephen Schultz for NEastPhillyFrom the department…

Kensington Community Food Co-op: A Neighborhood Campaign for Healthy, Quality Food

A Neighborhood Campaign for Healthy, Quality Food by Brian Baughan Shortly after becoming a homeowner in Fishtown/Kensington, I realized there wasn’t…

Redesigning Spring Garden Street as a Greenway

Imagine Spring Garden Street as a green urban boulevard where pedestrians, runners, and cyclists had a recreational trail to move along,…

Take Philly's picture on Philly Photo Day

Join hundreds of Philadelphians snapping Philly’s portrait this Friday, October 28 to mark Philly Photo Day. Philly Photo Day is…

Franklin Court reconstruction, lower business costs for Philly, SEPTA routes tweet, L&I's blight fight

Franklin Court | flickr user wenzday01, Creative CommonsThe reconstruction of Franklin Court’s museum kicked-off this week, the Business Journal…

Is this stretch of sidewalk on South Street too narrow?

Eyes on the Street reader Henry recently wrote in to ask the Help Desk about a stretch of sidewalk on South Street,…

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