• 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.

You are viewing 19 articles with the tag Schuylkill River

DAGspace: Envisioning Schuylkill Banks and the Lower Schuylkill River

In a new DAGspace column, architect Sean O’Rourke challenges us to think about the Schuylkill River itself as we envision the…

Fairmount Water Works still recovering from May 1 flood

The rainstorm that flooded the Schuylkill Banks, left passengers stranded on the roof of a SEPTA bus and forced the…

Back to the future to renew Fairmount Park

Fairmount Park is like Philadelphia itself: A legacy asset with unrealized potential. We are the lucky beneficiaries of the prescient 19th…

December 13-15: Second Friday on Lancaster Ave | History happy hour | Pennypacker Mills Open House | Fairmount Water Works opera | Zoo Noel

Enjoy your weekend! STROLL Second Friday on Lancaster Ave Friday, December 13. 5pm - 10pm. Lancaster Avenue from 34th Street to…

From Above: Schuylkill River from South Street, 1927

In honor of the Schuylkill bridges sporting new lighting here's a look back at these crossings from December 31,1927 looking north…

Flashy new lights illuminate four Schuylkill River Bridges

Last night Schuylkill Banks and friends "threw the switch" and and lit the new, enhanced lighting on four Schuylkill River Bridges…

Touring the Schuylkill's historic gazebos with the Parks Alliance

From the Philadelphia Museum of Art (PMA) upstream, the Schuylkill River’s eastern bank has four gazebos dating back to the 1800s,…

August 19-23: Dollar Days on W. Girard | Schuylkill gazebos | Rittenhouse concert | 'My Cousin Vinny'

August is winding down, so steal some time for summer fun: a dollar stroll, gazebo tour, and outdoor entertainment should keep…

Staycation: Kayak on the Schuylkill River

The river was murky olive green beneath my kayak and rays of light bounced off of the silt churned up by…

Snap the Schuylkill

If you're a Schuylkill shutterbug, it's time to share your pictures of sunning turtles, families fishing, kayak trips, even that glass…

Jan 25: RCOs, zoning update | master plan the Schuylkill | The Stella | union reality check | Silverliner VIs?

Happy Friday, Streeters! It’s a bit of a gloomy, chilly day, and it’s going to snow a bit during the…

Art Festival Will Line Schuylkill River Bank with Art

The three-day Art in the Open (AiO) festival will line the banks of the Schuylkill River with art and family activities…

Volunteer: Schuylkill River cleanups at Bartram's Garden

Eyes on the Street readers sometimes send me the most interesting and inspiring questions. Earlier this year when I asked readers…

Callowhill NID at Council, Sister Rosetta Tharpe honored, Philly transit history, Schuylkill watershed project grants

Reading Viaduct | flickr user saikofish, Creative Commons On Thursday, City Council will hold a hearing on the Callowhill Reading Viaduct…

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