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    • Vacant property condemnation by eminent domain, Sharswood, February, 2016 | Emma Lee/WHYY

College students document Sharswood’s ‘resilient voices’

On Oct. 25, 2015, representatives from the Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA) placed plywood signs reading “Declarations of Taking” in front of 500 properties in Sharswood. This spring, they’ll appear on…

    • 29th and Girard streets in Brewerytown | Ifanyi Bell for WHYY

Commission votes against proposed down-zoning in Brewerytown

The Philadelphia City Planning Commission voted Tuesday not to support a bill that would rezone dozens of properties in Brewerytown to single-family residential, down from multi-family residential. The bill, introduced…

    • Brewerytown

March 20: Better Mobility reactions | Changing Brewerytown | Congress's transpo funding ideas

Patrick Kerkstra reviews the Better Mobility forum and argues the bicycle lobby has won, in a sense, in that they're finally a force politicians think they need to court. Michael…

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December 15: Diaz in | Logan Square holes | Wage tax history | #ChangingCities

Nelson Diaz, a former city solicitor under Mayor John Street, says he'll definitely get in the Mayoral race this January. PennDOT will replace seven aging bridges over 676/Vine St starting in…

    • City Hall Parking Lot

November 12: City Hall parking lot | Blight shaming | Crowdfunding bike lanes | Municipal goldmine

A new Tumblr by local AP editor Jon Poet wrly mocks city politicians for letting people park on the City Hall apron. East Falls activists upset about a blighted property on…

    • Branching Out, C Melon Images
Eyes on the Street

May 9-11: Natural Causes Art Dissection | Canstruction | Hidden geology tour | National Train Day | Brewerytown Spring Festival | Bainbridge Green Festival | Mother's Day at Franklin Square

Happy spring weekend, Eyes on the Street. In addition to the events listed below, don't forget that LOVE Your Park Week kicks off on Saturday with a day of service and…

    • Chicken Master, Photo by Phillytrax
Eyes on the Street

September 24: Casino update | City tells 25K to file second-level tax appeal | Bike commuting on the rise | City Paper says SEPTA needs regional tax | Sign-makers liven up Brewerytown | Vote on Pa. artifacts

Hello Streeters! Here is what's making news this sunny Tuesday.  Deputy Mayor Alan Greenberger will present the Nutter administration's preference for a second casino at 11a.m. this morning. Yesterday, PlanPhilly's Kellie…

    • The Family Court Building (right) and Free Library help define Logan Square's civic architecture.
Eyes on the Street

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 supply of historic breweries, and examples of Philly modernism. Here'…

    • Reading Viaduct, October 2012 | Christine Fisher, PlanPhilly
Eyes on the Street

Stadium district casino | Inga on The Provence | 40th and Pine appeal grinds on | Germantown's horticultural heritage | Viaduct as great connector

Reading Viaduct, October 2012 | Christine Fisher, PlanPhillyHappy Friday, Streeters. Here's this morning's Buzz: The owners of Parx (Greenwood Gaming) and co-owners of Xfinity Live! (Cordish) want to put a…

    • Learn about community organizing in Chinatown Monday night at HSP.
Eyes on the Street

October 15-19: Chinatown fight to survive | Ben Franklin Bridge bike ride | Brewfest | reexamining sustainable agriculture

Philadelphia Chinatown’s Fight for Survival Monday, October 15, 4:30-6:30pm. Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1300 Locust Street. Learn how Philadelphia’s Chinatown has evolved over time and its ongoing struggle to maintain its…

    • Got an idea to help improve the Parkway? Head out to one of the Parkway Action Plan public input meetings this week.
Eyes on the Street

July 30-August 3: Parkway community input | Behind PlanPhilly boat tour | DAG talks Museum of the American Revolution | Pee-Wee's Big Adventure

Parkway Action Plan Community Meetings Monday, July 30, 6-8:30pm at Olivet Covenant Presbyterian Church, 22nd and Mt. Vernon streets. Tuesday, July 31, 6-8:30pm at Storefront for Urban Innovation, 2816 West Girard…

    • Zsa's Ice Cream will be one of the vendors at tonight's Brewerytown Food Truck Roundup.
Eyes on the Street

July 27-29: Brewerytown Food Truck Roundup | Philadelphia Orchestra Neighborhood Concert | Olympics in Mt. Airy | Sun Ra Arkestra | East Passyunk Car Show

Brewerytown Food Truck Roundup Friday, July 27, 5-7pm. 27th Street and West Girard Avenue. The Philadelphia Mobile Food Association has put together a pop-up event featuring 15 of its member trucks, music,…

    • Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Benjamin Franklin Parkway Action Plan

Over the past decade a great deal of work has been completed on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway -- improvements to pedestrian crossings, addition of bike lanes, and planting new street trees.…

    • Ghost Fern | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
Eyes on the Street

May 29-June 1: garden photography, city cycling, rooftop ravens

Ghost Fern | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr groupThe Art of Garden Photography Thursday, May 31, noon-1pm. PHS McLean Library, 100 N. 20th Street. Learn tips and tricks…

    • The current Columbia Avenue and a prospective future

Ideas for the Columbia Avenue Connector project

The Columbia Avenue of the future will likely be lined with trees, but just how many specimens remains under discussion.Some neighbors of the Fishtown street are concerned about sacrificing parking…

    • Church of the Assumption, Spring Garden Street.
Eyes on the Street

Church preservation, sparse school closing hearing, new senior housing in Wynnefield, NRDC contests Limerick license renewal, Brewerytown growth,

The Atlantic Cities explores the trouble with church preservation, calling out the preservation debates about Philadelphia’s Church of the Assumption among national examples illustrating the burdens of maintainance for large…

    • Pauline's Bridal Shoppe | flickr user shrimpcracker, Eyes on the Street flickr group
Eyes on the Street

Race Street Connector opens, Manayunk Towpath closing, lost brewery, volunteers reopen West Philly school libraries

Pauline's Bridal Shoppe | flickr user shrimpcracker, Eyes on the Street flickr group It's another glorious fall day, Philly. The city is going to be busy today and over the weekend:…

    • Livable Communities and Philadelphia

Livable Communities and Philadelphia

On Monday, May 17th, Livable Communities Task Force Members Earl Blumenauer and Allyson Y. Schwartz will join Penn Design School’s Penn Praxis and the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia for…

Call for Artists: Art + Soul Food

Call for Artists: Art + Soul Food2nd Annual Art + Soul Food will be June 12, 2010 The 2nd Annual Art + Soul Food event will take place on June…

UPDATED: Publications and Newsletters, March 2010

GRID Philly, April 2010 GRID magazine is a new Philadelphia-based magazine for sustainability. Covering topics such as energy, food, shelter, transportation, ecology and culture. DVRPC Focus Newsletter, March 2010 Delaware Valley…

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