• 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.

TreePhilly returns with springtime yard tree giveaways

Is your yard missing something? Maybe a nice dogwood or redbud tree? It's not too early to think about the spring…

2013 Preservation Achievement Award Honorees

From historic trees to tile roofs, from the Navy Yard to Nicetown, the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia has announced 21…

Textizen take two: Planning Commission hosts second round of surveys

In the current round of Philadelphia 2035 district planning, the Philadelphia City Planning Commission (PCPC) is using text-based surveys to overcome…

Assessing AVI: Information sources and impact roundup

Late last week the City's Office of Property Assessment sent out new property assessments as part of the Actual Value Initiative…

Feb 18-22: Charles Waldheim | Diana Lind | 2013 Bacon Prize | Learning from Sandy

Happy Presidents Day. Here's what's on tap this week:  Lecture: Charles Waldheim: Landscape as Digital Media Monday, February 18, 6pm. PennDesign,…

Feb 18: Gentrified and boring | preserving the Magic Gardens | staffing up Parks and Rec | saving American Chestnuts | architectural Hot or Not

Good morning, Streeters. Today is Presidents Day, which means that government offices are closed - and don’t forget: Trash and recycling…

Feb 15-17: Presidents Day festivities | Bantaba: The Circle of Celebration

Celebrate history and culture this weekend: The Many Faces of George Washington Saturday, February 16 and Sunday, February 17, 3pm. Portrait…

Philadelphia schools receive $40,000 for biking, walking programs

Governor Corbett announced Wednesday that 11 Pennsylvania schools will receive $58,000 to improve walking and biking safety through the federal Safe…

Feb 14: Philly Valentines | advertising on city property | American-US Airways merger | how not to close 37 schools | community input on Cokie rezoning

Good morning Streeters. It’s Valentine’s Day and we’re asking all of you urbanists to take to twitter to spread some Philly…

Seger Park's new playground

Back in November Eyes on the Street reported that construction on Seger Park’s new playground was cruising along. And after being…

Blurring the lines of South Kensington

What's in a neighborhood name? As part of their reporting for Philadelphia Neighborhoods/PlanPhilly Alyssa Saylor and Sara Khan set out…

Feb 13: Casino pitch blitz | arson at Temple | NJ Transit studies Bus Rapid Transit | 40th and Pine update | AVI burdens

Good morning, Streeters. Don't be fooled by the lovely day we saw yesterday or this morning's spots of blue sky: we're…

Volunteer: Parklet Impact Study

We like parklets - those small public spaces that replace in-street parking spots - because they add interest and life to…

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