• 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.

Designers charrette Festival Pier | Race Street Connector opening | Germantown community benefits agreement | transit treasures | zoning negotiating

This week PlanPhilly has a lot in store: from the Delaware waterfront to Germantown, from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania to…

Public Space Roundup: Philly's Great Places, Viaduct park gets more love, new thinking for Festival Pier site, Occupy Philly chooses City Hall

Good morning Philly. Try to spend some time outside today, it's going to be a beautiful one. Here's a public space…

Mural Arts Month: 31 Days / 31 Ways

All month the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program is celebrating 31 Days / 31 Ways that art "ignites change" in…

DAGspace: Planning for Industrial Growth in Philadelphia: PIDC Takes Aim

Planning for Industrial Growth in Philadelphia: PIDC Takes Aim by Janice Woodcock This past summer, several citizens wrote to The Philadelphia…

South Street Bridge Gets LED Illumination, Green Bike Lanes

The South Street Bridge is busy with construction again: welders are on cherry-pickers working on the tower overlooks, electricians are running…

October 3-7: See Contempt, Philadelphia Orchestra at the Navy Yard, Plasterwork and interior finishes workshop, UCD at DAG, Night Market returns

Down Broad | flickr user phillytrax, Eyes on the Street flickr groupArchitecture In Film Series: Contempt Monday, October…

Real estate roundup: Temple's new dorm, Please Touch Museum sells, New Frankford Community Y on the block, and mayoral control for PHA

Good morning, Philly and happy October. How about a real estate roundup for your Monday morning Buzz? We’ve heard a lot…

Eyes on the Street: It's Alive

Eyes on the Street went live two weeks ago, and was announced by PlanPhilly two days ago. Even though it's been a…

PennDOT rebuilds Holme Avenue Bridge ahead of schedule

A bit of good news via our friends at NEast Philly this week: a bridge reconstruction project that has detoured traffic…

Take Center City District's 2011 Customer Satisfaction Survey

Center City District (CCD) works hard to make Philadelphia a greener, safer, cleaner, more inviting place. Tell them how they're doing by…

September 30-October 2: Carmen outside | PAFA party | RIP run | RiverCity Fest | The Great Tour

Funnel Vision | flickr user shrimpcracker, Eyes on the Street flickr groupCarmen Simulcast Friday, September 30, 8pm. Independence Mall. The…

Shane Victorino Rehabs Nicetown Boys & Girls Club, Bravo.

This week’s Bravo* goes to Shane Victorino for completely overhauling the Nicetown Boys & Girls Club at North 18th Street and…

Rolling rally, LOOK! on Lancaster, Claes in Philly, Brooklyn's 3rd Ward outpost in Kensington

Broad & Dickinson | flickr user phillytrax, Eyes on the Street group pool Today's Phillies playoff pep rally will be on…

Considering SugarHouse at "Year Won"

Last weekend SugarHouse celebrated “Year Won.” But was its first year a winner? Let's review. The Inquirer reported Sunday that SugarHouse's…

Skate park and streetscape funding, Chelten Plaza at ZBA, preservation and planning awards. Challah.

Ben Franklin Boombox | flickr user shrimpcracker, Eyes on the Street group pool Philly's highly-anticipated street-style skate park, Franklin's Paine, got…

Pedestrian Plaza Program to Turn Underused Road into Public Space

Some blocks are better for people than cars. The Mayor's Office of Transportation & Utilities (MOTU) wants to help community groups…

Green infrastructure, green bike lanes, zoning update and “Ask The Mayor”

Philadelphia’s green infrastructure is getting noticed nationally. In a Time Magazine piece called “Street Smarts,” the city’s approach to stormwater…

Parkside: Bridge Reconstruction Begins; Neighborhood Hopes for Revitalization

by Kara Savidge for Philadelphia Neighborhoods Ten, 15, 20 -- the exact number of years since they could drive across the…

This Just In: Zoning reform | Lenfest Plaza opening | Preservation projects | I-95 traffic | Chelten Plaza

This week on PlanPhilly: more zoning, art and architecture, I-95 traffic study, and the continuing saga of Chelten Plaza. Jared Brey…

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