• 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.

On planning, realpolitik, and selling closed schools

During the last week negotiations over the sale of the 14-acre University City High/Drew Elementary school property to Drexel University and…

What you need to know about SEPTA's overnight subway service

Even as SEPTA braces for a regional rail strike, it's also preparing to launch overnight subway service this weekend.  Since…

June 13: SEPTA regional rail strike likely, plans | Broad Street Line WiFi | Difference maker: Amy Laura Cahn | Renaming 30th Street Station

Happy Friday the 13th folks. Fair warning: Drexel’s commencement ceremonies are today, so be forewarned if you are in that neck…

Spotted: Divine illumination, barge oasis, Customs House reveal

Our eyes are ever-peeled for interesting sights and sites. This week these three caught our attention: DIVINE LORRAINE ILLUMINATED On Tuesday…

Waterfront Working: 3 signs of progress on the Central Delaware

In June 2013 City Council passed a zoning overlay that gives the Master Plan for the Central Delaware its teeth. Now,…

Explore the Reading Viaduct with Unusual Spaces [video]

If you’ve never explored the Reading Railroad right of way – either above ground on the 9th Street viaduct or below…

Parks & Rec paves Poquessing Creek Trail

When most people think of Philly's far Northeast, they think of relatively suburban neighborhoods, driven by a post-WWII development and characterized…

Join CityLove to explore Philly: June 14-20

Later this month city-huggers armed with smart phones will be out exploring the city, meeting up for Instagram photo walks, and…

DAGspace: Envisioning Schuylkill Banks and the Lower Schuylkill River

In a new DAGspace column, architect Sean O’Rourke challenges us to think about the Schuylkill River itself as we envision the…

Well Preserved: 2014 Preservation Achievement Awards

From a fountain with seahorses to cherubs on a bus loop, Paul Cret’s Pachyderm house to Robert Smith’s St. Peter’s Church…

Dust to Dust: 3711 Melon Street's homegoing

This weekend Mantua bid farewell to a 142 year resident – 3711 Melon Street. This house was reduced to a heap…

June 3: PA and carbon emissions cap | Delaware River toll discounts | 22nd and Market memorial overkill | Bill Green on SRC's budget refusal | No scrap for Whitman

Good morning Streeters. Here's what's catching our attention: New EPA rules for reducing carbon emissions announced yesterday are geared at curbing…

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