• 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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What should a 21st century Philly rowhouse be? Emerging designers answer

Last Thursday PlanPhilly and the Design Advocacy Group presented our take on this year’s DesignPhiladelphia theme – Home – with an…

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…

Toward a safe and thriving city

The next mayoral administration will inherit a revamped and strengthened planning and development environment, but architect and Design Advocacy Group Chair…

Streetviews: Q&A with Kiki Bolender, architect and Design Advocacy Group chair

We continue our Streetviews video series with architect Kiki Bolender, talking about rowhouse strength, the need to invest in democratic spaces…

Design Advocacy Group gets funding to focus on rowhouse preservation

For years Philadelphia has tried to build its way out of our affordable housing problem through new construction. But a smarter…

June 30-July 6: Civic Design Review | Making a Classic Modern | Green Infrastructure | DAG on 500 Walnut | Independence Day celebrations

Here’s what’s on our radar this week, leading up to and through the 4th of July (besides Hoagie Day). Yes, Welcome…

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…

June 2- 8: Preservation awards | Design Advocacy Group | 22nd and Market ceremony | Strawberry Fest | Schuylkill Shindig | Pride Day

From fundraisers to memorials, rainbows to strawberries, here's what's on tap this week:  Honor: Preservation Achievement Awards Wednesday, June 4, 5-8pm.…

April 28-May 2: Honor Terry Adkins | DAG: Ave of the Arts Vision | Rail and economic vitality | Immigration and revitalization | Jane's Walks of Tacony, Powelton

This week there are chances to learn more about plans for Avenue of the Arts, rail and economic vitality, immigration and…

February 3-7: Civic Design Review | CHOP presents Schuylkill project | Rail Park and tax abatement at DAG | Gentrification real talk | Samuel Fraunces story

EXAMINE: Civic Design Review Tuesday, February 4, 1pm. 1515 Arch Street, Room 18-029. Two projects are on this month’s agenda:…

January 6-10: Eco + Fashion | Penn's Landing plans at DAG | James Timberlake and Marguerite Rodgers | Made in Philadelphia

Happy 2014, Streeters. Here's what's on for this first full week of the new year: RECEPTION: Eco + Fashion Exhibit Wednesday,…

November 4-8: Bike lights | Vital Signs | DAG | Preservation law and policy

Hey Streeters: This week you can light up your bike, learn about the craft of sign painting, talk design, and think…

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.…

DAGspace: Good zoning should not be a matter of privilege

For December's DAGspace, developer David Feldman decries City Council's reversion to bad habits in taking up legislation that would undo key…

December 3-7: 'Top Hat' | Alex Prud’homme | Andrew Sharp and Nathaniel Popkin at DAG | 'Envisioning Home: The Jean King and Richard Baron Story' | Philly Photo Day Exhibit

Water resources and stream buffers are on this week's agenda | Lower Schuylkill View | EOTS Flickr GroupArchitecture in Film:…

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…

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