• 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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Recap: Nutter's remarks to DNC and PA delegation

Mayor Nutter has been making the most of his time in Charlotte at the Democratic National Convention. He was originally scheduled…

Handy AVI refresher

Bainbridge Beauties | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr Group Tax assessors are back walking the city streets this month, finalizing…

Planning Commission gets new website

Earlier this month we mentioned that the Planning Commission has started blogging. Now comes even better news: PCPC launched its…

Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed turning green with infrastructure

Thanks to a $58,000 EPA grant, the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) will help implement 10 new green infrastructure projects to the…

Planning Commission enters new frontier: blogging

We'd like to be among the first to welcome a new addition to our online community: Philadelphia Planeto, the newly…

A new 'Autumn' for Catharine Street

Robert Venturi retires, VSBA is born

Postmodern architect Robert Venturi announced his retirement after more than 50 years in professional practice. With Venturi's retirement comes a new…

Another Point Breeze power shift

After ten years in at the helm of Point Breeze's Diversified Community Services (DCS), Cheryl Weiss has left her post as…

Artist David Guinn launches Freewall mural project at Fergie's

Devoted Eyes on the Street readers will know David Guinn as the artist who created Autumn, the Bella Vista mural…

Nerd Street Cred: Kerkstra nominated for Geek Award

Wear your nerd badge with pride, Philly. It’s Geek Awards time again. Perusing Geekadelphia's nominees for year’s Philadelphia Geek Awards today,…

Mini-Park to Run Along 10th Street

By Alicia DiGiovanni and Mark Lauterbach,  Philadelphia Neighborhoods The Mayor’s Office of Transportation and Utilitieshas started a parklet pilot…

Facade improvements for Torresdale Ave in Tacony

Tacony Community Develoment Corporation is working to spruce up Torresdale Avenue with a new Façade Improvement Grant Program that will help…

Bella Vista to see 'Autumn' anew

In Bella Vista Autumn is in the air. Devoted Eyes on the Street readers will remember the tale of David Guinn's…

The Circuit unifies regional trail planning

Advocates for Greater Philadelphia's recreational trail network gathered on the Schuylkill Banks Thursday to announce the network’s new identity  - The…

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…

St. Peter's Church roof at risk of collapse

  St. Peter's Church at 3rd and Pine streets has been in continuous use since the 1760s, but parishioners will not be able…

Chinatown bike lane to go sharrow, meetings 5/22 and 5/23

Earlier this month, I wrote about the troubled Chinatown stretch of the 10th Street bike lane. And now it looks like…

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…

Historical Commission grants Penn hardship, tables demo case for Episcopal Cathedral

At Friday’s Historical Commission Meeting two important, and unusual hardship cases in West Philadelphia dominated the nearly eight-hour session. Penn was…

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