• 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.

May 17-21: Geoff Manaugh | Building failures, environmental problems | LEVERAGE | GRAY AREA on Hawthorne Hall | Thom Mayne | Cultural content in contemporary design

Ahead this week, enjoy talks from Geoff Manaugh and Thom Mayne at PennDesign, learn about what makes buildings sick, celebrate the…

March 17: Scuttled corruption sting | Tajdeed advancing | Revival at Cynwyd Station | Possible Carpenter Green | Library Wi-Fi use

Welcome to the working week, Streeters. We wake to yet another snowy commute, so be safe and take your time…

People's Emergency Center extends support with Neighborhood Advisory Committee

The active People’s Emergency Center (PEC) in West Philadelphia has taken on yet another role. Last April the Office of Housing…

March 14 - 16: Really Good Elevator Music | South Philly history slideshow | Food resources map-a-thon | Orchard Workshop | Magic Garden party

Hey, Eyes on the Street! Here's what Philly is cooking up this weekend.  LISTEN: Really Good Elevator Music Friday, March 14.…

Logan Resident Survey: What the neighborhood really needs

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

March 13: Immediate SEPTA strike unlikely | Union wants new fire trucks | Salvaging St. Bonaventure | N3RD Street | Development coming to 13th & South

Good morning Streeters! A gust of cold weather is back today, but don't worry. It won't last for too long.  With…

Frankford Y forging an unlikely path back from the brink

The stately brownstone mansion at Leiper and Arrott streets is cold and dark, the front yard-turned-parking-lot is snowy, and the intersection…

March 12: L&I giving speculators a pass | Kendrick Rec vandalized | SEPTA residency | Car commuters | Germantown SSD director | Architectural Independence

Good morning Streeters. Get ready for a spring swing today: warm and rainy, then a 40˚ drop overnight.  An Inquirer editorial…

Spring tree tending tips

This winter business has gone on just about long enough. We’ve got our sights set on spring, and to get ready,…

Building Philadelphia lecture series returns March 11- May 20

Ever wished for a comprehensive crash course in Philly’s development and design history? The Center for Architecture’s annual "Building Philadelphia: Architecture,…

March 10-14: Founding Philadelphia | Washington Avenue Study | Creative Neighborhood Redevelopment | Investing in People and Places | Historical Commission

This week brings talks about Philly history, creativity, and redevelopment; updates on a study of Washington Avenue; and a Historical Commission…

March 10: Freight rail safety | Safety & vacancy | Slow BRT appeals | Free Library budget increase | 15th/Walnut redevelopment | Charming Camac

Welcome to the working week, Streeters. We hope you enjoyed the beautiful weekend. What will CSX do to make its freight…

SEPTA Citizen Advisory Committee seeks new members

Want a say in how SEPTA serves its customers? The SEPTA Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC), an independent group that works with…

Where a brick is more than a brick

The old Independence Visitor Center will soon be demolished to clear the southeast corner of 3rd and Chestnut to make way…

Inside Penn's vision for South Bank as start-up incubator, research hub

Penn’s South Bank campus is the tip of the spear when it comes to recasting underused industrial property on the Lower…

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