• 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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Demolition underway for Episcopal brownstones and 40th Street M.E. Church

For more than a year we've been anticipating the leveling of the Episcopal Cathedral's brownstones at 38th and Chestnut and the…

Philly Photo Day 2013, part 2

More than 1,500 people took Philly's picture on Philly Photo Day this year. As we have for the last two…

Philly Photo Day 2013, part 1

For Philly Photo Day last month anyone and everyone was invited to take a picture in Philadelphia as part of a…

From Above: Reading Viaduct and Callowhill, 1927

It’s been an age since we featured a vintage view of Philly from above, but here’s an especially apt one in…

Inside Old City's woodworking time capsule

As part of the Hidden City Festival this year, the John Grass Wood Turning Factory at 146 North 2nd Street offers…

FringeArts' conversion of pump house is progressing

The corner of Race Street and Delaware Avenue has been abuzz with construction activity for months now, as FringeArts works to…

From Above: Race Street Pier and High-Pressure Fire Service Building, 1926

For this installation in our From Above series, we head to a hot spot on the Central Delaware Waterfront for a view…

January and February in the (Flickr) Pool

Despite the threat of snow tomorrow it feels like we're turning a corner into spring. So today we're sharing what the…

From Above: Looking West on Market Street, 1925

It’s been a long while since we visited Philadelphia From Above. So this week, in honor of the release of More…

PHS adds holiday cheer, calls attention to public landscape

During the holiday hustle on busy streets like the Avenue of the Arts, it can be easy to overlook everyday details…

Spruce Street Plaza set to open this week

A new green gateway to Penn's medical campus will open this week, replacing an unattractive surface parking lot that was perhaps…

Day in the Life: Images from Philly Photo Day 2012 (part 2)

More than 1,800 people snapped Philly's picture for Philly Photo Day this year, sharing diverse depictions of an average Philadelphia day. As…

November in the Flickr Pool: Wissahickon Waterfall and more

Steve Ives, aka frequent Eyes on the Street Flickr Group contributor phillytrax, snapped this shot of the Wissahickon Creek in…

Day in the Life: Images from Philly Photo Day 2012

Over 1,800 photographs were submitted for this year's Philly Photo Day - more than double last year's participation - forming a…

See Bartram's Mile

Much of Lower Schuylkill’s ex-industrial landscape is rich with possibility, and perhaps no stretch is more compelling than the property…

Ortlieb's: 'I'll Miss You'

Any day now we anticipate that the Ortlieb's Brew House and Stock House in Northern Liberties will be demolished. As I…

SEPTA turns Silverliner V car into "Speakeasy Silverliner"

The city’s newest underground lounge might just be on your regional rail train thanks to a partnership between SEPTA and The…

Explore Bartram's Mile

One of the big missing pieces in the city's recreational trail network is a good connection to Bartram's Garden. Thankfully that's about…

From Above: Frank Furness' Broad Street Station, 1920

For this From Above we head to the heart of Center City in 1920, with an up-close look at City Hall…

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