• 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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Fairmount Water Works still recovering from May 1 flood

The rainstorm that flooded the Schuylkill Banks, left passengers stranded on the roof of a SEPTA bus and forced the…

Events you'll love this LOVE Your Park Week

Philly's annual celebration of the city's unique, 10,200-acre park system is back this year with eight days of service projects, events,…

December 13-15: Second Friday on Lancaster Ave | History happy hour | Pennypacker Mills Open House | Fairmount Water Works opera | Zoo Noel

Enjoy your weekend! STROLL Second Friday on Lancaster Ave Friday, December 13. 5pm - 10pm. Lancaster Avenue from 34th Street to…

Touring the Schuylkill's historic gazebos with the Parks Alliance

From the Philadelphia Museum of Art (PMA) upstream, the Schuylkill River’s eastern bank has four gazebos dating back to the 1800s,…

Hidden City Festival turns former water plant turned aquarium turned pool into "Bibotorium"

Nearly two hundred years after Philadelphia became the first American city to build a municipal water system, a long abandoned portion…

Water Works: Philadelphia's clean water legacy

Fairmount Water Works, c. 1901 | Detroit Publishing Company collection, Library of Congress Philadelphia has always thought big when it came…

Parkway parking, revealing hidden collections, Philly's clean water legacy and promise, Knight grant finalists

Unreal | flickr user phllytrax, Eyes on the Street flickr group Who put the park in parkway? City Howl wonders, given…

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