• 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.

PSA calls attention to transit funding shortfall

With the transit funding shortfalls the Greater Philadelphia region will face in the coming years, agencies are going to have to…

Point Breeze eminent domain moves ahead | more variances for retail? | Police still use typewriters | Germantown trash woes | Native American Museum decays | record Restaurant Week

Autumn street| Eyes on the Street Flickr GroupGood morning, Streeters. It’s GIS Day and we’ll be hanging out with mapmakers…

University City / Southwest District Plan kickoff meeting tonight

The Planning Commission continues its march through district planning as part of Phialdelphia 2035, and will hold the first public meeting…

City Council action: Point Breeze eminent domain | zoning changes | Complete Streets | RCOs

It’s a busy week for planning issues at City Council this week, so here’s a roundup of this week’s action: from…

Cultural BRT route | SEPTA's energy action plan | Neighbors plan new future for Frankford Y | Activating South Broad

After a taste of Indian summer yesterday, we’re back to our regularly scheduled November weather today, Streeters. Don’t forget the umbrella…

Five reasons why Philly shouldn't set parking minimums

In the last few weeks we’ve heard a lot about how City Council members are trying to roll back pieces of…

Happy Veterans Day | Old West Philly High apartments? | Drexel looks east | Tarken Ice Rink reborn | Winding Rose Park development | formerly homeless housing at Broad and Fairmount

Good morning and Happy Veterans Day, Streeters. In observance of the holiday, government offices and public schools are closed today, and…

Casino Roundup: Five or more applicants? Wynn for the win? City-owned casino?

The deadline to apply for Philly's second casino license is Thursday, November 15, and as it gets closer we will keep…

November 9-11: Bartram's Mile Design Workshop | Frankford Fall Music and Arts Fest | Philly Tree People | Artists Taking Back Philadelphia

Autumn Night in the City | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr groupBartram's Mile Design Workshop Saturday, November 10, 12-3pm. Bartram's…

Council seeks zoning reform rollbacks | groundbreaking LGBT senior housing | Whole Foods' undisclosed location | SEPTA's encouragement | voter turnout

Skyline | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr groupGood morning and happy Friday, Streeters!  The new zoning code has…

Love Note #103: Linda Huss loves the city’s written-word command center: the Free Library of Philadelphia

Today Eyes on the Street continues our Philly Love Notes collaboration with this appreciation of the Free Library of Philadelphia's Parkway Central…

Art installation adds color to new Cheltenham and Ogontz Bus Loop

Art in Transit artist Nancy Blum added a splash of color to SEPTA’s Cheltenham and Ogontz Bus Loop last week with…

Post-Election Roundup: local results | provisional ballots | where Philly votes | steal these urban policy ideas

Good morning, Streeters. Looks like we’ll see our first taste of winter today, as a windy, rainy/slushy/snowy storm arrives. Bundle up…

See Bartram's Mile

Much of Lower Schuylkill’s ex-industrial landscape is rich with possibility, and perhaps no stretch is more compelling than the property…

VOTE TODAY

"Vote as you please" on November 6 | League of Women Voters getting out the vote at Broad and Chestnut, October…

VOTE | Frankford Ave facade improvements | Office building proposed 19th and Arch | Inside Kendrick Mill | Buyers for surplus schools

SEPTA reminds you to vote (and who for) | @planphilly on InstagramGood morning, Streeters, and happy Election Day. Do us…

Camac Street's wooden blocks repaired

I have a particular fascination with Philadelphia's network of alleys and small streets, and I count the the wood-paved 200 block…

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