• 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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Holmesburg celebrates historic Pennypack Creek Bridge

Take Frankford Avenue over the Pennypack Creek in Holmesburg and you've just traveled on the nation's oldest stone-arch bridge - the very…

Luminous, lively Philly | Bart's 'lavish' casino party | talking Textizen | Queen Lane limbo | Julian Abele Park update | accepting North Philly change

Shin on Me | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr groupHappy Monday, streeters. Today promises to be as lovely as…

Ruffin Nichols Memorial AME Church Demo Underway [slideshow]

And while we're on the subject of church demolition, here's the view from the corner of 11th and Mt. Vernon streets…

Last Days of 40th Street Methodist Episcopal Church

Across South 40th Street from The Fresh Grocer, tucked behind McDonald’s and The Radian, is Samuel Sloan’s little 40th Street…

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…

PCPC approves Lower NE Plan, supports 50-foot stream buffer | Lou Kahn's new park | Philly seeking state help for AVI | PPA tickets Scalia

Tuesday’s Philadelphia City Planning Commission meeting had a full agenda, ranging from district plan approval, neighborhood plan acceptance, and evaluations…

VIADUCTgreene invites public input on Viaduct park

Skyline view from the elevated portion of the Reading Terminal Viaduct, October 2012. Imagine transforming an abandoned rail viaduct into an…

DesignPhiladelphia panel questions mega-museums

Philadelphia has been riding on the national bandwagon trend of tremendous cultural building and spending that boomed from roughly 1994 to…

October 15-19: Chinatown fight to survive | Ben Franklin Bridge bike ride | Brewfest | reexamining sustainable agriculture

Philadelphia Chinatown’s Fight for Survival Monday, October 15, 4:30-6:30pm. Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1300 Locust Street. Learn how Philadelphia’s Chinatown has…

October 12-14: Reading Terminal Harvest Festival | Passyunk Square Home Tour | Blocktober Fest | 'Boring' Architecture

Reading Terminal Market Harvest Festival Saturday, October 13, 10am-4pm. Filbert Street, between 11th and 12th. Filbert Street will be closed for…

Love Note #85: Bob Bruhin loves the tiny green space beside Noble Street at the Reading Viaduct in Callowhill

Today Eyes on the Street continues our Philly Love Notes collaboration with a note appreciating the Reading Viaduct spur at Noble Street…

Demolition for Ortlieb's Brewery

Today the Ortlieb Brewery buildings in Northern Liberties are skeletal remains of their former selves. Windows are long gone with weeds…

Making Phoenix Community Park last | Coyle pleads guilty | HIP Award honorees | UC's rusty water

Friends of the Japanese House and Garden will be honored by HSP for their work restoring Fairmount Park's Sakura Pavilion. |…

Love Note #75: Kim Broadbent loves the industrial landscape at Wayne Junction in Germantown

Today Eyes on the Street continues our Philly Love Notes collaboration with a preservationist's affection for the historic - and still operational…

Textizen results | Pennypack Creek Bridge honors | UC KIZ starts Emerging Technology Collaborative | skate ban expansion | Roxborough demo update

Textizen worked best with transit riders, reports NewsWorks. As part of two district planning projects, the City Planning Commission solicited…

September 24-28: Talk Complete Streets | Penn Museum community night | historic window workshop | AVI discussion

Complete Streets Discussion Monday, September 24, 6pm. Municipal Services Building, 1401 JFK Boulevard, Room 1450. The Mayor's Office of Transportation and…

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