• 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.

April 15: Saffron scores Pulitzer | Newspaper auction hearing | SEPTA subway overnight service | PATCO copper theft | CHOP project necessitates bike lane shifts | Peale lessons | Flyers #clutchtime

Good morning, Streeters. It’s Tax Day. May the post office lines be swift and pain be brief. Despite the beautiful springtime…

Spring restoration workshops for homeowners

Live in an old house with wood windows that need some TLC? Wondering how to make your old house more energy-efficient?…

Inside the historic Family Court

Until the Family Court's functions move to a new court building at 15th and Arch, the historic Family Court buidling is…

Sound and the City: Nick Spitzer on Philadelphia

Consider the musical soundscape of Philadelphia. From City Hall’s clock tower to a drumline on impromptu parade. What a city sounds…

April 10: Streets detoured after fire | Reviving Delaware River development plans | "The Ben" restoration | Divine Lorraine as art mecca | Mantua artist opens doors to save studio

Good morning, Eyes on the Street.  The intersection of 3rd and Market streets can't catch a break. Yesterday, a two-alarm…

Janet Echelman sheds light on Dilworth Plaza "dry mist" fountain

If City Hall is the heart of the city - the pump through which the Broad and Market street arteries flow…

Planning for a new day at 19th Street Baptist Church

“I bring enthusiasm, I bring passion,” were 19th Street Baptist’s new pastor Rev. Wilbur Winborne’s words at a February 8th meeting…

Olney: Cambodian Association Adapts to Changing Needs

As part of their reporting for Philadelphia Neighborhoods and PlanPhilly, Emily DiCicco and Anthony Liberto are sharing dispatches from Logan and Olney. At…

April 7-11: Porch Photo Booth | Janet Echelman and Susan Weiler | 'A Girl is a Fellow Here' | GeoPhilly Film Night | Searching for Philadelphia

Here's what's on tap this week - from public art and art in public to films about cartography and women in…

TEDx South Bank photo tour

In conjunction with the TEDxPhiladelphia conference last week, PlanPhilly and Penn Facilities & Real Estate Services teamed up to lead a…

April 4-6: Love Song of R. Buckminster Fuller | TreePhilly Giveaway | Fairmount Arts Crawl | Cherry Blossom Festival

Happy weekend Eyes on the Street! In addition to these early April events, don't forget that Philly Tech Week is underway…

Fitler Square refreshed

“They’re back and they’re beautiful,” said Cecil Smith, enjoying his first spring morning in Fitler Square, sitting on one of the…

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