• 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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Building Philadelphia lecture series returns March 11- May 20

Ever wished for a comprehensive crash course in Philly’s development and design history? The Center for Architecture’s annual "Building Philadelphia: Architecture,…

March 10-14: Founding Philadelphia | Washington Avenue Study | Creative Neighborhood Redevelopment | Investing in People and Places | Historical Commission

This week brings talks about Philly history, creativity, and redevelopment; updates on a study of Washington Avenue; and a Historical Commission…

May 28-31: Ed Bacon and the Future of Philly | Land Bank symposium | Garden heritage conference | PHS Pop Up Garden opening | Callowhill walk | 'My Architect' screening

We hope you enjoyed the long weekend, Streeters. There's a whole lot on tap this week - from learning about the…

May 20-24: Lantern House | Primary Day | Delaware Valley Modernism | Paine's Park opening

Wondering what's on tap this week? You can tour an award-winning stable-turned-live/work-space, celebrate Philly's new public space for skating, and learn…

May 6-10: Rem Koolhaas film | POP fundraiser | Planning the Modern City | Homeowner workshops | Ted Flato

From contemporary architecture and sustainable design, hands-on workshops to planning history, and a benefit for city orchards - there's plenty to…

April 29-May 3: From Tracks to Parks | Building tall in 19th C. Philly | Bike Share Forum | Energy efficiency in older homes | Wood window workshop | DAG

This week you can learn about urban rails-to-trails parks, attend workshops for historic homeowners, learn about bike share programs, and more.…

April 15-19: Terry Farrell | Making ViaductGreene | Victorian Philadelphia | SEPTA hearing

LECTURE: Sir Terry Farrell Monday, April 15, 6pm. PennDesign, Meyerson Hall, 210 South 34th Street. Renowned architect and planner Sir…

April 8-12: Wynn casino meeting | Judy Wicks | University/Southwest District Plan | Romantic Philadelphia | Pennypack history | Controller candidate debate

Community Meeting: Wynn Philadelphia Monday, April 8, 6:30pm. First Presbyterian Church, 418 East Girard Avenue. The Fishtown Neighbors Association is holding…

April 1-5: You Only Live Twice | Building Philadelphia | The Porch opens | Snøhetta's Craig Dykers

Film: You Only Live Twice Monday, April 1, 6:30pm, film starts at 7pm. Center for Architecture, 1218 Arch Street. Architecture in…

March 25-29: Casino proposal listening tour | Building Philadelphia | Building Simulation Research summit | Women VIPs in design

Open House: Casino Proposal “Listening Tour” Tuesday, March 26, 6:30-8pm. Lincoln Financial Field, 1020 Pattison Avenue (11th Street entrance). Wednesday, March…

Building Philadelphia: Architecture, History & Politics lecture series March 26-May 28

Looking for a way to bone up on Philadelphia’s design and development history? The Center for Architecture has you covered with…

April 30-May4: Philadelphia Modernism | Ridge Flats @ DAG | 'Reclaiming the Rust Belt'

Building Philadelphia: Misfits and Heroes: Modernism in the Delaware Valley Tuesday, May 1, 6-9:30pm. Center for Architecture, 1218 Arch Street. Building…

April 23-27: Historic Homeowner Workshops | Planning the Modern City | Tax Delinquency App | Jane Golden and Dre Urhahn | Small Streets meetup

Homeowner Workshop: Masonry and Pointing Tuesday, April 17, 6:30-8pm. WES Health Center, 1315 Windrim Avenue. Learn about the best ways to…

April 16-20: Tom Finkelpearl | Homeowner Workshops | Archaeology in Philly | Urban Heat Islands | Lower Schuylkill Master Plan open houses

Tom Finkelpearl on Public Art Tuesday, April 17, 2:30pm Temple University, Paley Library Lecture Hall, 1210 Polett Walk. Join Tom Finkelpearl…

April 9-13: Friends of Race Street Pier, Philadelphia's immigration history, historic windows and masonry repairs, urban biking 101

Friends of Race Street Pier meeting Tuesday, April 10, 6-8pm. Race Street Pier, Race Street and North Columbus Boulevard. This month…

March 26-30: Bill Moggridge, Victorian Philadelphia, 'This Space Available'

Wrought 02 | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr group Bill Moggridge Monday, March 26, 6pm. PennDesign, Meyerson Hall, Lower…

March 5-9: PCPC considers Master Plan for the Central Delaware, John Dixon Hunt, Building Philadelphia

Architecture in Film Series: The Architecture of Doom Monday, March 5, 6:30pm, screening begins at 7:15. Philadelphia Center for Architecture, 1218…

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