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    • Bartram's Mile and related trail and green space improvements. | PennPraxis/Philadelphia Parks and Recreation
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November 3-4: Bike and Walk Bartram's Mile

As I mentioned last week, Philadelphia Parks and Recreation is working on plans for "Bartram's Mile," a new recreational trail segment along the western bank of the Schuylkill River connecting…

    • Bartram's Garden, 54th Street and Lindbergh Boulevard
Eyes on the Street

Explore Bartram's Mile

One of the big missing pieces in the city's recreational trail network is a good connection to Bartram's Garden. Thankfully that's about to change. At a series of events in the coming…

    • Several of the corners along the proposed 58th Street Greenway are blocked off and under construction.
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58th Street Greenway still under construction in Southwest Philadelphia

According to the Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC), construction on the 58th Street Greenway is about 75 percent complete, but driving along the future greenway in Kingsessing, it still looks like there…

    • The 1100 block of S. Wilton Street in Kingsessing has tidy twins with well-kept front yards and spotless sidewalks.
Eyes on the Street

Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee’s Annual Clean Block Contest, Day 1

This year's Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee's Annual Clean Block Contest is underway and one of this year's judges, Ainé Ardron-Doley, is letting Eyes on the Street tag along to see the…

    • Friends of the Japanese House and Garden will be honored by HSP for their work restoring Fairmount Park's Sakura Pavilion. | Christine Fisher
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Making Phoenix Community Park last | Coyle pleads guilty | HIP Award honorees | UC's rusty water

Friends of the Japanese House and Garden will be honored by HSP for their work restoring Fairmount Park's Sakura Pavilion. | Christine Fisher Seven years ago, Phoenix Community Park rose from…

    • Stop by beautiful Bartram's Garden this weekend as part of the Honey Festival.
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September 7-9: | Honey Festival | Secret Cinema @ Eastern State | South Philly Garden Tour

Honey Festival Friday, September 7-Sunday, September 9. It's a full weekend all about bees and honey.On Friday learn about beekeeping and taste honey and mead at The Wagner Free Institute of…

    • Hahn's bike
Eyes on the Street

Multi-modal with MOTU: Biking about

Multi-modal with MOTU is a new, occasional series where Eyes on the Street meets up with planners from the Mayor’s Office of Transportation and Utilities to explore the city’s infrastructure. We'll…

    • South along the Schuylkill: Part of Sunoco's Philadelphia refinery as seen from the Passyunk Avenue Bridge.

Eyes on the Street explores the Lower Schuylkill’s gritty and green potential

The Lower Schuylkill is hard to get to know much less love. It’s a nearly 4,000-acre area comprised of largely industrial and underused property, wrapped with tricky rail and road crossings, and…

    • Map of Lower Schuylkill River District

Lower Schuylkill Master Plan meetings in April

Take a look at recent press coverage on the Lower Schuylkill Master Plan! A recap of the April 2012 public presentation and feedback meetings (PlanPhilly) An in-depth tour and…

    • Take the Lower Schuylkill Master Plan survey!

Take the Lower Schuylkill Master Plan survey!

For those who could not attend our public meetings in January, the Lower Schuylkill Master Plan team has created this online survey to make sure that anyone interested can respond and…

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January 17-20: Robert A.M. Stern, Megaprojects & The Battle for Atlantic Yards, Chang, Lower Schuylkill Master Plan open houses, Philadelphia's walkability

“Architecture and Place” with Robert A. M. Stern Tuesday, January 17, 6:30-8pm. Drexel University, Mandell Theater, 33rd and Chestnut Street. Robert A.M. Stern comes to Drexel’s Westphal College of Media…

    • Henry Lea

District tries out new tone at W. Philly facilities meeting

Again striking a new, more conciliatory tone, senior officials from the School District of Philadelphia last night presented their facilities master plan to an audience of about 100 parents and community…

    • Bartram's Garden viewshed

Getting to better know the Parks & Rec system

A canopy of trees blazed orange and gold over Carroll Park, the stone entry posts looked new and intact, and — right on cue — a bright green trolley rolled past,…

    • 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…

Apply to appear in new Airport mural

How Philly Moves! How Philly Moves is an extraordinary new work of community-based public art that celebrates the joy of dance—coming to the Philadelphia International Airport in June 2011. Do you…

    • Endangered library

Saving the Carnegie Libraries

Haddington BranchApril 14By Alan JaffeFor PlanPhilly The Philadelphia Historical Commission will hear a nomination on April 16 of four Carnegie Libraries to the historical register, a rare case…

Preservation Alliance Nominates Carnegie Branches to City’s Register of Historic Places

PlanPhilly coverage Alliance Also Urges Further Study of Legal IssuesThe Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia today submitted nominations for four historic branch libraries, scheduled for closing on December 31, to…

Preservation of the Carnegie Libraries: A Statement by the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia

The Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia will release the following attached statement at a press conference at 2 p.m. today hosted by a coalition of concerned citizens including the Black Clergy…

Alliance Urges Preservation of Historic Library Branches

For Immediate Release                         Contact: Elise Vider, 215-546-1146 x 5 Mayor Nutter Should Consider Historic Significance of Carnegie Branches The Preservation Alliance today called on Mayor Michael Nutter to reconsider plans to…

    • Endangered library

Libraries at risk

Haddington branch Nov. 25 New series casts light on historic and unique sites that may be at risk of deterioration or demolition. By Alan JaffeFor PlanPhillyWhen Mayor Nutter announced…

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