• 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.

Jan 14: New site, new tools | Historical Commission recap | How Council spreads the wealth | labor tactics | Roosevelt Blvd signage | look into 1943

Good morning and happy Monday! Wasn’t yesterday’s fog wild? If you snapped cool photos of the city shrouded by that thick…

Jan 11-13: Built Environment Photography | Portraits of Brewerytown | 40th Street Artists-in-Residence invitational | Edible Architecture

Here's what's on tap this weekend: Opening: Rob Lybeck: Built Environment Photography Friday, January 11, 5-8pm. Giant Steps Framing & Gallery,…

Love Note #135: Colleen Davis discovers a log cabin in Northern Liberties

Today Eyes on the Street continues our Philly Love Notes collaboration with this appreciation of a quiet corner in Northern Liberties. …

Colin Powell: Voice of Philadelphia's first talking pedestrian signal

PlanPhilly recently reported on the new automated-voice pedestrian crossing signals at the intersection of 30th and Market and 30th and Chestnut…

Jan 9: Germantown Special Services District revival | Convention Center signage | Tower Place opens | Assumption demo stay, stays | Save the Roundhouse

Good morning, Streeters. Here's your morning Buzz from Germantown, North Broad Street, the Assumption hearing, and a bit of love for…

Old City among top 12 ArtPlaces in US

Usually we resist the urge to pass along the endless stream of city rankings, but this one feels good to share: …

CommunityCam maps Philadelphia's surveillance cameras

Here at PlanPhilly’s Eyes on the Street, we know we’re not the only eyes on the street, but now a new…

Jan 7-11: Strong Towns, 'Visual Futurist', Tod Williams & Billie Tsien, PHL2035 update

This week you can take in a curbside chat, consier the art and life of futurist designer Syd Mead, hear Tod…

Jan. 7: Assumption for sale? | Eastwick flooding study | school and parish closings | Hite's action plan

Good morning, Streeters. Notice anything different around here? Besides our new look, here's this morning's Buzz:  Developer John Wei purchased the…

The lane not taken

City streets are too often contested ground between cyclists and motorists. Community Contributor Nic Esposito wonders, isn't there a better way…

Treecycling starts this weekend

If your holiday greens have turned crispy and it's time to un-deck the halls, don't just toss out your Christmas tree…

Bike sharing process underway

Less than a month after the City announced it would officially bring bike sharing to Philadelphia, the process is already well…

January 3: DAG talks "public interest"

Just what is in the "public interest" and who decides? Join the Design Advocacy Group on Thursday morning for a discussion…

Jan. 2: University Ave Bridge closure | 16th Street gas leak | Electric Factory bogus ad-wrap | Eminent domain in East Kensington

Good morning and Happy New Year, Streeters. We hope you enjoyed peaceful holidays and a festive New Year's celebration. Eyes on…

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