• 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.

You are viewing 13 articles with the tag Parks & Recreation by the author Ashley Hahn

See Bartram's Mile

Much of Lower Schuylkill’s ex-industrial landscape is rich with possibility, and perhaps no stretch is more compelling than the property…

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…

Help Desk: Pennypack on the Delaware as a wedding venue?

Today Eyes on the Street's Help Desk takes on a new kind of planning question: wedding planning. Donna Ludwig is helping…

Lovely Lardner's Point Park [slideshow]

Lardner’s Point Park, a new public space along the Delaware River just below the Tacony-Palmyra Bridge, opened in May bringing…

Sister Cities Park: Logan Square's new high-impact, playful park

You’d be forgiven for forgetting Logan Square's old Sister Cities Plaza, but the new Sister Cities Park that replaces it is…

Triangle Park fenced, as negotiations over public purchase stall

The triangular wedge created by Passyunk Avenue, Sixth Street, and Christian Street has gone from a gas station to green in…

Checking In: Dickinson Square Park under construction

When I last visited Dickinson Square Park back in December, a construction fence had just gone up and some of…

What you were reading: Top 10 Eyes on the Street posts of 2011

At three months old, Eyes on the Street is still the new blog on the block, and I'm so thankful for…

Redesigning Spring Garden Street as a Greenway

Imagine Spring Garden Street as a green urban boulevard where pedestrians, runners, and cyclists had a recreational trail to move along,…

Penn begins building Shoemaker Green

Shoemaker Green Perspective East | Penn Facilities and Real Estate Services Construction of Shoemaker Green is underway as PennConnects continues its…

Shane Victorino Rehabs Nicetown Boys & Girls Club, Bravo.

This week’s Bravo* goes to Shane Victorino for completely overhauling the Nicetown Boys & Girls Club at North 18th Street and…

Park(ing) Day 2011

Today was Park(ing) Day, when unsuspecting parking spaces throughout the city were transformed into temporary parks. This year, more than…

Penn Park Opens, Field Day Saturday

Through nearly two years of construction, Philadelphians have watched Penn Park take shape from above. Now that the fields are watered, trees well-tended,…

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