• 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.

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Streetviews: Q&A with Francisville NDC's Penelope Giles

When Penelope Giles grew up in Francisville it was a bustling, middle-class neighborhood. Since she moved home to Francisville 15 years…

Streetviews: Q&A with Development Workshop's Craig Schelter

Craig Schelter worked at the Planning Commission for 15 years and spent 19 years at the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation. He…

Streetviews Q&A: Aine & Emaleigh Doley, Germantown community organizers

This week’s Streetviews Q&A features sisters Aine and Emaleigh Doley, community organizers in Germantown. We sat down in a garden on…

Don't Trash Philly

Can Philly clean up it's act? The Next Great City Coalition argues that it's time for Philly to get serious about…

Streetviews: Q&A with architect James Timberlake, partner at KieranTimberlake

Architect James Timberlake makes no bones about the ways he hopes Philly can improve. He sat down with us for…

Addressing displacement: The business of community development

Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation's John Chin and Sarah Yeung make the case for devleopment without displacement in this op-ed. Chinatown and…

Streetviews: Q&A with Farah Jimenez, SRC commissioner

Next up in our Streetviews video series: Farah Jimenez, a commissioner on the School Reform Commission, talking about the importance of…

How solid neighborhoods and strong public schools are built together

In this op-ed Jeff Hornstein*, Queen Village Neighbors Association president and Philadelphia Crosstown Coalition vice-chair, argues that when communities work to…

Streetviews: Q&A with Women's Community Revitalization Project's Nora Lichtash

This week we continue our Streetviews video series with Nora Lichtash, director of the Women’s Community Revitalization Project. Nora talks…

Improve Philly’s great walkability by unblocking sidewalks

A key piece of the Better Mobility Philadelphia 2015 platform is enhancing Philly's walkability, a legacy strength rooted in our intimate…

Streetviews: Q&A with Andrew Dalzell

This week we continue our Streetviews video series with Andrew Dalzell, who was until recently the programs coordinator for South of…

Small business, big impact: Funding for Philly’s neighborhood commercial corridors is critical for vibrant communities

The Equitable Development Platform released by PACDC this week advocates for expanding several programs that support economic growth on our neighborhood…

Streetviews: Q&A with the Community Design Collaborative's Beth Miller

We continue our Streetviews video series with Beth Miller, director of the Community Design Collaborative, who shares her insights on the…

Streetviews: Q&A with NLNA's Matt Ruben

This week we’re kicking off Streetviews, a series of video Q&As featuring some of the city's bright neighborhood, design, and nonprofit…

How the Next Mayor Can Save Lives and Money

This week the Bicycle Coalition's Sarah Clark Stuart kicks off our election themed op-ed series arguing why Philly should become the…

What kind of city should Philly be?

Election season is a time for fresh ideas and urbanist groups of every stripe are advancing platforms with their takes on…

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