• 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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Want to improve your block? Ask Neighborhow

Ever wondered how to plant a street tree or plan a block cleanup? Stand on the shoulders of the giants: your…

Primary outcomes | understanding the Lazaretto | dirty air | preserving Cecil B. Moore's name | Delaware River dredging funds | Divine Lorraine sealed | free lunch

Tinicum Township plans to reuse the Lazaretto, a quarantine station that opened in 1801. | Flickr user Jukie Bot, Creative Commons…

Preserve Philadelphia transformed

Finding out if a building is designated as historic in Philadelphia typically requires calling the Historical Commission. Online preservation resources for…

Private Hewson Street | opening energy use data | Fairmount Park's accounting mistake | Penn puts data over Schuylkill | no treatment center for Kemble Ave

Is it legal for a Fishtown property owner to fence off their East Henson Street sidewalk? Turns out that part of…

March 26-30: Bill Moggridge, Victorian Philadelphia, 'This Space Available'

Wrought 02 | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr group Bill Moggridge Monday, March 26, 6pm. PennDesign, Meyerson Hall, Lower…

Stamen Design stylizes online mapping

Why go with Google Maps when you can have a wash of  Watercolor or crisp contrasty Toner? If you've ever wished…

Civic hacking Philly, 410 Race development split, Germantown Settlement leftovers, restoring Philly's tree canopy, District Planning starts in Lower Northeast, searching for daguerro-row

White Light | Flickr user phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr group Good morning, Streeters, and happy first official day of…

SEPTA's getting there with real-time system updates

I like to think that I’ve got pretty good SEPTA juju. But like every other Philly transit rider, sometimes you just…

Celebrating the Delaware, SETPA as open data model, Granary redevelopment, watershed health, Comeback City,

Washington Avenue Green | Flickr user misskoco, Creative Commons It’s been a week of big news for the Delaware Waterfront –…

Connect Philly: Got a cellphone, find free or cheap Internet nearby

It’s no secret that Philly has a deep digital divide, and closing that chasm is increasingly a focus of civic-minded tech…

Banking on Germantown, Dilworth Award honors cleanup efforts, Mariposa's move, Temple partners to bridge North Philly's digital divide

Storefront Scene on North Broad Street | Flickr user phillytrax, Eyes on the Street flickr groupAmy Z. Quinn cruised Germantown…

Grocery shopping at SEPTA stations?

SEPTA doesn’t exactly make me think about eating, but maybe I’d feel differently if I could food shop while waiting for…

Code for America's Jennifer Pahlka talks networked cities at TEDx

In November, TEDxPhilly brought together some of our city's brightest urbanists and performers for a day full of urban inspiration and…

Miniority construction divide, new PECO substation, gangs and the city, pedestrian app redlines

Frown | Flickr user phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr groupCitypaper wonders if the city’s new minority hiring rules for…

Meet Mark Squilla, what the Winter Classic is worth, Philly 2012 trends, hope for Gretz Brewery, Philly as GIS leader

Contrasts | flickr user Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street flickr pool New First District councilman Mark Squilla talked priorities and…

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