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    • Washington and Passyunk, August 2015
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December 3: Vision Zero Conference ticket giveaway

Over the last year we’ve talked a lot about Vision Zero, the international policy movement geared at eliminating traffic deaths. The premise: Crashes are preventable. Mayor-elect Jim Kenney has endorsed…

    • First bicyclist meet in front of Memorial Hall, Fairmount Park | Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Penrose Pictoral Philadelphia collection
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November 11: Public history in 21st century Philly

Devoted readers of this space know how much we love sharing images of the city’s past – from early 20th century aerials to streetviews of the mid-century city. These photographs…

    • Skyline Sunset
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Building Philadelphia lecture series returns March 11- May 20

Ever wished for a comprehensive crash course in Philly’s development and design history? The Center for Architecture’s annual "Building Philadelphia: Architecture, History & Politics" 10-part lecture series, starting Tuesday, has you…

    • The Love Song of R. Buckminster Fuller | photo by Ed Dittenhoefer, Ithaca Times (2012)
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April 4: FringeArts presents 'The Love Song of R. Buckminster Fuller'

If the futures of the past, experimental design, and indie rock legends excite you, then we’ve got an evening for you. For First Friday April 4 FringeArts will present The Love…

    • Alexander Wilson Elementary in University City could close. | PlanPhilly
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Community meetings about sale of vacant public schools [updated]

[UPDATED 2/12/14: The meeting about University City/Drew/Walnut Center scheduled for February 5, rescheduled for February 12 has again been rescheduled. It is now planned for February 26.] The School…

    • Drains to River
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Student designs sought in three stormwater art contests

Ever wanted to add a bit of flair to manhole covers or stormdrains? Students, now's your chance.  The Water Department, Partnership for the Delaware Estuary and Schuylkill Action Network are hosting…

    • PlanningCamp
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February 1: PlanningCamp comes to Philly

Get out your explorers gear and let your inner plannerd out for the day: PlanningCamp is headed to Philly on February 1. PlanningCamp is an “unconference” focused on the intersection of…

    • Boyd Theatre, 1935 | photographed by Alonzo Biggard, Public Works |
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Rally for the Boyd Theatre December 10

The Boyd Theatre on Chestnut Street is Philly's last grand movie palace, a vacant Art Deco marvel waiting for its next chapter. Later this month the Historical Commission will hear a…

    • Marathon
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20 years and running: Philadelphia Marathon returns Sunday

Cue up Philadelphia Freedom:  Road closures, SEPTA detours, parking restrictions (don't get towed!), and thousands of runners are heading your way this weekend for the 20th annual Philadelphia Marathon…

    • Church of the Assumption
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November 7-8: Preservation Law and Policy: Crises of Legitimacy

Is our city's preservation system working?  In the past year we’ve seen the pitched legal battle over the Church of the Assumption escalate, the Overbrook Farms Historic District derailed by politics…

    • Park(ing) Day 2012 - Groundswell
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Park(ing) Day returns September 20

Park(ing) Day is slated to return to Philly streets for the sixth time on Friday, September 20, turning dozens of metered parking spaces into temporary public spaces. Cars don’t rule the…

    • schuylkill banks movie night
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Summer screenings under the stars

Want to watch Rocky within sight of the Art Museum steps? How about pretending that the Schuylkill is the Seine while watching Midnight in Paris? Whatever your fancy, it's officially…

    • Inside John Grass Wood Turning | Joseph E.B. Elliott, courtesy of Hidden City
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May 23-June 30: Hidden City Festival to illuminate overlooked sites citywide

Starting Thursday, and running for the next six weeks, the 2013 Hidden City Festival offers unique opportunities to explore places in the city through the lens of engaging artwork. For this…

    • night market chinatown
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Night Market season begins in Fairmount on May 16

Attention foodies and neighborhood explorers: The Food Trust’s Night Market will return for the season on Thursday, May 16, taking over a section of Fairmount Avenue from 6-10pm. More than 50…

    • A bike share bike like Denver has
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April 30: Pedestrian and Bicycle Summit, test and talk bike share

Mark your calendars, Streeters: Tuesday, April 30 is chock-full of pedestrian/bicycle events that we don’t want you to miss: Greater Philadelphia Pedestrian & Bicycle Summit The Mayor’s Office of Transportation and…

    • painted ladies
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March 31: Deadline for "first-level review" of AVI reassements

If you are among the Philly property owners who believe that your new property assessment is incorrect, the dealine to appeal for a first-level review with the Office of Property Assessment…

    • Market8, the original rendering
    • Feeding Cities
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March 13-15: Feeding Cities: Food Security in a Rapidly Urbanizing World

By 2030, 60 percent of the world's population is expected to live in cities. This urbanization process goes together closely with growing urban poverty and food insecurity. Currently, approximately one-third of…

    • cpi logo
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Apply for Citizens Planning Institute spring session

Calling all Citizen Planners: Join other engaged residents interested in learning how city planning, zoning, and development processes work and what citizens can do to shape the future of their neighborhoods…

    • 13th and Wolf
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AVI community meetings in March [updated]

Do you feel like the city's property tax reform efforts - aka the Actual Value Initiative or AVI - have raised more questions for you than answers? Scratching your head about…

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