• 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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Build new LOVE upon old strengths

Think of classic Philly views and your mind will likely leap to that mile-long vista from Robert Indiana’s LOVE sculpture down…

May 23-26: PHAIR at The Oval | Picnic at the Pier | Destination Frankford reception | Longwood Garden fireworks | City Hall to City Hall tour | Memorial Dei picnic

Happy Memorial Day Weekend, Eyes on the Street! If you're staying in Philly, here are a few events to choose from.…

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…

YouthBuild students help restore John Coltrane House

On the 1500 block of North 33rd Street, across from the Reservoir Drive entrance to Fairmount Park, John Coltrane worked on…

May 10-12: National Public Gardens Day | Judy Wicks | Center City Jazz Festival | Chinatown Parklet launch | Architecture and Finance walking tour

In addition to Love Your Park Week events, this weekend has activities for garden lovers, sustainability enthusiasts, young professionals, jazz…

May 3-5: PlazaPalooza | Queen Village house & garden tours | African American Presence on the Delaware | Preservation Alliance walking tour | Bartram's plant sale | Manton Street Park cleaning | Burger Brawl

Happy weekend Streeters! This weekend is packed with outdoor activities to help you make the most of the beautiful weather in…

2012 Endangered Properties List: Philly Modern, breweries, Family Court, and tax credits

The Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia released its 10th Annual Endangered Properties List [pdf] today, which includes three city-owned buildings, our dwindling…

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…

Art installation adds a splash of color to 40th Street

West Philadelphia’s new “Tree of Life” sculpture and accompanying mural add a splash of color to 40th Street between Spring Garden…

John Gallery exit interview | 'spite blight' in Germantown | SEPTA's promising energy recapture | Brady brokered Goldtex peace

Today we get another glorious glimpse of fall, with clear skies and highs in the mid 70s. Enjoy what promises…

Hardship at 40th and Pine

This week three very different hardship cases have the attention of Philadelphia’s preservation community. The Church of the Assumption case was…

Local Groups Host Jane Jacobs Walks

In honor of Jane Jacobs and in recognition of her May birthday the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia and Jane's Walk…

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