• 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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May 27-June 1: Civic Design Review | Gray Area cards | Wall Ball | Funeral for a Home | Roots Picnic | Philly Cycling Classic

Welcome to unofficial summer, Streeters. Devoted readers might notice that we're rolling our events picks into one post per week now…

Rick Lowe's Gray Area: Where social sculpture meets neighborhood preservation

Twenty years ago when Rick Lowe first saw Houston’s Third Ward, an historically African American neighborhood, he saw vacant, tax-delinquent properties…

May 5-9: Weccacoe / Bethel Burial Ground | Civic Design Review | Rick Lowe | Boxer's Trail tour

Here's what you need to know about this week's happenings:  DISCUSS: Weccacoe Playground/ Mother Bethel Cemetery meeting Monday, May 5, 6:30pm.…

May 17-21: Geoff Manaugh | Building failures, environmental problems | LEVERAGE | GRAY AREA on Hawthorne Hall | Thom Mayne | Cultural content in contemporary design

Ahead this week, enjoy talks from Geoff Manaugh and Thom Mayne at PennDesign, learn about what makes buildings sick, celebrate the…

Frankford Y forging an unlikely path back from the brink

The stately brownstone mansion at Leiper and Arrott streets is cold and dark, the front yard-turned-parking-lot is snowy, and the intersection…

March 3-7: Lower Schuylkill development | Bikeshare webinar | DAG talks preservation, promise | sustainability symposium

You can get a dose of spring this week at the Flower Show (with special snow day tickets Monday), learn about…

February 21 - 23: Rally 4 Rizzo | Hawthorne Hall open house | Mother Bethel AME Burial Ground revealed | Party for the Market | Philly Codefest

Happy weekend, Eyes on the Street! Here are a few events happening around town. RAISE: Rally 4 Rizzo Friday, February 21.…

Pro-demolition preservationists? Cara Bertron explores rightsizing and preservation

Preservationists should fight for demolition. Yes, you read that right. “Our job as preservationists is to argue for rightsizing,” Cara Bertron…

Inside Germantown's Max Levy Autotgraph Building

Gary Reed, a frequent EOTS Flickr Group photo contributor and Germantown resident, got a peek inside the historic and vacant Max…

Architect Shohei Shigematsu pokes at preservation's "Gray Area"

I expected architect Shohei Shigematsu to poke preservationists in the eye during his talk Wednesday evening at University of the Arts.…

October 14-18: Second Modernism | Penn's Landing future | Preservation provocation | Philly Green exhibit | Philly Photo Day

This week dream of a new Penn's Landing, talk sustainable design and post-war architecture, hear potent challenges to the preservation movement,…

Red threads through Gray Area

Last week, DesignPhiladelphia brought together design thinkers and practitioners for a discussion called “Gray Area: Provocations on the Future of Preservation.” 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…

Design Philadelphia Picks: October 13-23

DesignPhiladelphia is back for its 7th year, with a wide variety of events focusing on the many dimensions of design: graphic,…

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