• 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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Greenway in the works for Mantua's northern border

In West Philadelphia a group of Mantua residents and supportive partners want to fill a gap in Philadelphia’s flourishing bike trail…

April 16: Uneven real estate growth | Mantua's Promise Zone | PATCO tech improvements | Woodland Ave student rentals | South Philly High dog run | Milton Street candidate

Good morning, Streeters. Hope your dreams of spring aren’t too frozen this morning. At least it will be sunny. Philly’s real…

April 10: Streets detoured after fire | Reviving Delaware River development plans | "The Ben" restoration | Divine Lorraine as art mecca | Mantua artist opens doors to save studio

Good morning, Eyes on the Street.  The intersection of 3rd and Market streets can't catch a break. Yesterday, a two-alarm…

People's Emergency Center extends support with Neighborhood Advisory Committee

The active People’s Emergency Center (PEC) in West Philadelphia has taken on yet another role. Last April the Office of Housing…

February 10: Losing Kmart | Umbrellas to housing | Boutique hotel for Queen Village | Mantua before Promise Zone | 2013 pedestrian, bike, car tickets | Complete streets in Congress

Welcome to the working week, Streeters. Here’s what we’re interested in this morning. The Gallery may not be beautiful but it…

January 8: West Philly Promise Zone | 20 schools get bids | Columbus Square redesign | Demolition for Pennsport church turned temple

Happy Wednesday, Streeters. Let’s be thankful for today’s sunshine and promise of double-digit temperatures after yesterday's freeze, even though this…

Renovations planned for Mantua playground

By the summer of 2015, the corner of 37th and Mount Vernon streets in Mantua will have a revamped and greened…

Five years later, 40th Street Bridge opens

Five years after the 40th Street Bridge connecting West Philadelphia’s Mantua and Parkside neighborhoods closed, it is back and better than…

July 13-15: 2nd Friday on Lancaster Ave | Moonlight Movies | spooky Secret Cinema | Wissahickon hike | Bastille Day

Ornate Lancaster Avenue | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr GroupSecond Friday on Lancaster Avenue Friday, July 13, 5-8pm.…

Make Your Mark: Draft of Lower Lancaster Revitalization Plan Released

The yearlong, collaborative “Make Your Mark” neighborhood planning process is nearing completion, and People’s Emergency Center, the organization driving the…

Green Block Build Coalition Brings Extreme Home Makeovers to Mantua

Community partners and an estimated 300 to 400 volunteers have come together to offer extreme home makeovers to 20 low-income homeowners…

Sustainable Design Competition to Rethink Rec Centers

The Delaware Valley Green Building Council has a sustainable design challenge for young professionals and students: How can Philadelphia’s rec centers…

Mantua: Multimedia Mural Project Addresses Homelessness Among Children

By Christine Fisher & Kara Savidge, for Philadelphia Neighborhoods When Jane Golden, the executive director of the Mural Arts Program, received…

Looking West: UPenn gets green energy program, Drexel's John Fry and bio-wall, Immigration office to West Philly

It's a crisp fall morning, and today promises nice weather for Occupy Philly's demonstrations outside City Hall, the unveiling of…

Mantua: Jannie's Place Aims to Assist Homeless Women and Children

by Kara Savidge for Philadelphia Neighborhoods What once existed as an indication of neglect, a vacant lot at 617 N. 40th…

Parkside: Bridge Reconstruction Begins; Neighborhood Hopes for Revitalization

by Kara Savidge for Philadelphia Neighborhoods Ten, 15, 20 -- the exact number of years since they could drive across the…

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