• 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.

Checking in on Lenfest Plaza

I recently walked through Lenfest Plaza outside the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts to see how people were using the…

Rainy year, PHA auction draws hundreds, concerns over Magarity redevelopment, historic Shane's reopens in Old City

Good morning, Philly. It's a chilly and damp fall day, and it's only going to get cooler as the day goes…

City warns Occupy: Dilworth Plaza construction imminient

The city has officially posted notice that the Dilworth Plaza construction project will begin imminently. Daniel J. Keating Company was announced…

Illuminating North Broad

Earlier this year Avenue of the Arts announced the first steps of a $50 million campaign to improve North Broad Street’s…

Planning and zoning roundup, SEPTA green grants, Philly's ethnic eats

PlanPhilly’s Kellie Patrick Gates reports from yesterday’s City Council Rules Committee and Philadelphia City Planning Commission meetings. Here’s a roundup: The…

AIA Philadelphia opens another bookstore

While big book stores struggle to stay open, Philly scored another independent. At the corner of 7th and Sansom Streets, AIA…

This Just In: Public Meetings, PHA auctions, Shane's Candy

PlanPhilly reporters are following lots of stories this week: including rezonings on Delaware and Germantown avenues, SugarHouse expansion plans, and the…

Give autumn leaves a second chance: compost 'em

We've been treated to some exceptionally pretty, long-lasting fall color this year, but the leaves are finally letting go and they're…

Installing nature in urban landscapes

For the last few months, as Philadelphia debates the merits of wrapping buildings in advertisements, photographer Tim Simmons installed images…

November 14-18: Slow Food tasting, community garden class, Reading Viaduct talk, Cities Under Siege, Charlie Chan in Egypt

Snail of Approval Tastings Monday, November 14, 7-9pm. Reading Terminal Market, 12th and Filbert streets. Slow Food Philly celebrates its first…

Tensions high between City and Occupy, Sheriff's Office's investigated, CDAG objects to SugarHouse expansion, Buddhist temple's deed stolen

Tensions growing between City and Occupy Philly grew over the weekend. It looks like Occupy Philly is heading for a showdown…

Marking Veterans Day

Veterans Day started out as Armistice Day, commemorating the end of World War I – at the 11th hour of the…

November 11-13: Shop Philly design, eat Forgotten Foods, toast Frank Furness, tour Bella Vista

Philadelphia Produces Original Design (P.POD) Opens Friday, November 11, 5-8pm. Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway. A new pop-up…

Hawthorne Park grows at MLK Plaza

At 12th and Catharine Streets, the city is building one of its first new public parks in years. Hawthorne Park construction…

ZCC finished, Stanton school community fights, City Hall's living sculptures, revised fracking rules

On Wednesday, the Zoning Code Commission approved its final report, and officially ended its five years of work, reports PlanPhilly’s…

Under the Clothespin: Fantasy cityscape at Centre Square

If you enter the subway at Centre Square, going down the steps around Claes Oldenburg’s Clothespin, you find a grim…

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