• 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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DAGspace: The difference between a bridge and television

In this month's DAGspace, architect Timothy Kerner considers the South Street Bridge's LED lanterns and asks the city to do us…

DAGspace: Envisioning Schuylkill Banks and the Lower Schuylkill River

In a new DAGspace column, architect Sean O’Rourke challenges us to think about the Schuylkill River itself as we envision the…

DAGspace: PATCO at University City Station

In this DAGspace, Olney resident Stephen Perzan makes the case for extending the PATCO subway line to the west - all…

DAGspace: Philadelphia, Photographs and Stories [Part III]

Part III Philadelphia, Photographs and Stories [read Part I, Part II] by Sean O'Rourke and Jerome Lukowicz It’s…

DAGspace: Plans vs. Projects

Plans vs. Projects by Robert Kettell   There is an old saying that "actions speak louder than words." If that is…

DAGspace: City's Waterfront Plan in Danger

City's Waterfront Plan in Danger by Robert Kettell In March the City Planning Commission adopted a much-heralded master plan for the…

DAGspace: Philadelphia, Photographs and Stories [Part II]

Part II Philadelphia, Photographs and Stories [read Part I] by Sean O'Rourke and Jerome Lukowicz   Is it ambition,…

DAGspace: Philadelphia, Photographs and Stories [Part I]

Part I Philadelphia, Photographs and Stories by Sean O'Rourke and Jerome Lukowicz Some photographs suggest stories.  Their allure is invested in the…

DAGspace: Watch That Space

Watch That Space by Eric Vincent   It’s safe to assume we’re not unveiling a profound observation in noting how the…

DAGspace: Preservation Is Design

Preservation is Design by Kathy Dowdell, AIA I’ve been involved in several discussions lately about preservation and design, and have started…

A Philadelphia Land Bank - Why We Need to Get it Right [DAGspace]

A Philadelphia Land Bank - Why We Need to Get it Right [pdf] by John Kromer There’s money to…

The First Ten Years of the Design Advocacy Group of Philadelphia [DAGspace]

The First Ten Years of the Design Advocacy Group of Philadelphia By Elise Vider   In late 2001, a group of…

DAGspace: Confessions of a Center City Booster

Confessions of a Center City Booster by Edwin Bronstein   Philadelphia is a great town in which to live. Center City,…

DAGspace: Looking Up on Broad Street

Looking Up on Broad Street By David Brownlee   The Avenue of the Arts has begun to accumulate critical mass. The…

DAGspace: Neither Black Nor White, Preservation is a Gray Area

Neither Black Nor White, Preservation is a Gray Area By Elise Vider In 1955, Philadelphia significantly advanced the nascent historic preservation movement…

DAGspace: Planning for Industrial Growth in Philadelphia: PIDC Takes Aim

Planning for Industrial Growth in Philadelphia: PIDC Takes Aim by Janice Woodcock This past summer, several citizens wrote to The Philadelphia…

DAGspace: Zoning Reform Myth Busting

Zoning Reform Myth Busting by Timothy Kerner Philadelphia’s Zoning Reform process has officially moved from the Zoning Code Commission to City…

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