• 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.

Green wall livens up 30th Street Station construction site

The estimated 1,000 people per hour who walk through The Porch at 30th Street Station will now pass a wall of…

January and February in the (Flickr) Pool

Despite the threat of snow tomorrow it feels like we're turning a corner into spring. So today we're sharing what the…

Apply for Citizens Planning Institute spring session

Calling all Citizen Planners: Join other engaged residents interested in learning how city planning, zoning, and development processes work and what…

March 5: Drexel's new public spaces | Mantua's armory | fresh food access portal | new skyscrapers? | ZWR: Phillies and Disney

Greetings, Streeters. Here’s what’s making news this Tuesday morning: Drexel is remaking its campus into a more mixed-use, urban place. Flying…

AVI community meetings in March [updated]

Do you feel like the city's property tax reform efforts - aka the Actual Value Initiative or AVI - have raised…

Greater Art Museum Area businesses form new alliance

To address the growing business needs of Francisville, Spring Garden, Brewerytown and Fairmount while preserving the four neighborhoods’ unique identities, the…

March 1-3: GFS Craft Show | Philadelphia Flower Show | African Culture Celebration

Germantown Friends School Juried Craft Show Saturday, March 2, 10am-6pm and Sunday, March 3, Noon-5pm. Germantown Friends School, Germantown Avenue and…

March 1: Erdy McHenry's lifeless garage | Coltrane House repair | AVI relief | bike-lane sweeps | Penn raises $4.3 billion

Good morning, Streeters and happy March! Here’s what’s making news this Friday morning: In her column today Inga Saffron calls Erdy…

New Autumn helps Palumbo Park come alive

Look east from the corner at 8th and Catharine streets, and the bright washes of color in David Guinn’s new…

Feb 28: Phase-in AVI? | East Park Leadership and Conservation Center | redevelopment at 27th and Girard | PWD's rain barrel wraps

Good morning, Streeters. Here’s what’s making news on this last day of February: In City Council today First District Councilman Mark…

Civics support proposed Fairmount Ave bike lanes

A snowstorm postponed one vote, poor attendance another and a mail-in vote a third, but after approximately two months of public…

New Shops Provide Commercial Progress On Girard Avenue

 As part of her reporting for Philadelphia Neighborhoods and PlanPhilly Alyssa Saylor checked in with a few new businesses along West Girard…

Feb 27: Johnson's Point Breeze strategy shifts to rehab | new revenue collection chief | SouthBowl for Oregon Ave | Independence NHP impact | Philly ranks 4th in creative-class freelance wages

Happy Wednesday, Streeters. Despite the fog and mist, it almost feels like spring today, no? Here’s what’s making news this morning:…

South Kensington Church Plans to Sell Building

 As part of her reporting for Philadelphia Neighborhoods and PlanPhilly Sara Khan checked in on the vacant St. Michael's Business School at 2nd…

From auto house to church: A view into Kingsessing's past

On Elmwood Avenue, halfway between 58th and Alden streets, what looks like a small brick barn sits far back in a…

Feb 25-March 1: African American Heritage Tour | Tom Wiscombe | Michael Teitz and Gary Hack | Central District Plan | Pietro Laureano

Discussion: African American Heritage Tour Monday, February 25, 5:30-8pm. (Program begins at 6:15pm) African American Museum, 701 Arch Street. The Delaware…

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