• 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.

Ruffin Nichols Memorial AME Church Demo Underway [slideshow]

And while we're on the subject of church demolition, here's the view from the corner of 11th and Mt. Vernon streets…

Last Days of 40th Street Methodist Episcopal Church

Across South 40th Street from The Fresh Grocer, tucked behind McDonald’s and The Radian, is Samuel Sloan’s little 40th Street…

All Lit Up: Mesh mockup atop Lit Brothers

Lit Brothers could soon have large, animated digital ads on its roof as part of the Market East Commercial Advertising District.…

Philly tax credit a model | water woes | rowhouses for 6th and Fairmount | waterfront trail section delay | SEPTA baby

Water main break sinkhole at 21st and Bainbridge, July 2012 | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr groupA corporate…

DAGspace: Philadelphia, Photographs and Stories [Part III]

Part III Philadelphia, Photographs and Stories [read Part I, Part II] by Sean O'Rourke and Jerome Lukowicz It’s…

PCPC approves Lower NE Plan, supports 50-foot stream buffer | Lou Kahn's new park | Philly seeking state help for AVI | PPA tickets Scalia

Tuesday’s Philadelphia City Planning Commission meeting had a full agenda, ranging from district plan approval, neighborhood plan acceptance, and evaluations…

October 26: Philly Photo Day returns

Philly, are you ready for your closeup? Philly Photo Day, a project of the Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, returns…

Searching South Philly for sustainable streets

Do you know how often a pedestrian is hit by a car in Philadelphia? Or how many bathtubs worth of water…

VIADUCTgreene invites public input on Viaduct park

Skyline view from the elevated portion of the Reading Terminal Viaduct, October 2012. Imagine transforming an abandoned rail viaduct into an…

DesignPhiladelphia panel questions mega-museums

Philadelphia has been riding on the national bandwagon trend of tremendous cultural building and spending that boomed from roughly 1994 to…

October 15-19: Chinatown fight to survive | Ben Franklin Bridge bike ride | Brewfest | reexamining sustainable agriculture

Philadelphia Chinatown’s Fight for Survival Monday, October 15, 4:30-6:30pm. Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1300 Locust Street. Learn how Philadelphia’s Chinatown has…

3rd and Walnut gusher | Apple Lofts on market (again) | transpo project funding roundup | Kahn Park homelessness | RIP Sen. Specter

Louis Kahn Park, 11th and Pine | Flickr user dan reed!, Creative Commons LicenseGood morning, Streeters. Hope you enjoyed the…

Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee's Clean Block Contest, Day 4

The Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee’s (PMBC) Annual Clean Block Contest wrapped up last week, and today Ainé Ardron-Doley, one of this…

October 12-14: Reading Terminal Harvest Festival | Passyunk Square Home Tour | Blocktober Fest | 'Boring' Architecture

Reading Terminal Market Harvest Festival Saturday, October 13, 10am-4pm. Filbert Street, between 11th and 12th. Filbert Street will be closed for…

Waterfront wayback trap | Eastern Tower | Healthier bodegas | Tax nonprofit properties | Berm for Eastwick?

Get the wayback machine away from the waterfront, the Daily News editorialize, lamenting the Planning Commission's approval of three development…

New look for Old City: lighting to branding

From big repaving projects, to small design flourishes, Old City has been getting a makeover of late. Along North 3rd Street,…

Storefront Challenge winners

At Eyes on the Street, we're suckers for a great storfront - from sleek contemporary design to revamped classics. The best…

Local artists lead tour of subway art installations

For works of public art, transit centers can be intense gathering spaces where, unlike some other public spaces, the art has…

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