• 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 14 articles with the tag University City by the author Ashley Hahn

Last Days of 40th Street Methodist Episcopal Church

Across South 40th Street from The Fresh Grocer, tucked behind McDonald’s and The Radian, is Samuel Sloan’s little 40th Street…

Woodland Green brings rustic flourish to University City intersection

At the intersection of 42nd Street and Woodland Avenue tall grasses and river birch trees swish in the breeze, and felled…

Shoemaker Green opens at Penn

On Monday crews removed construction fences and quietly opened Shoemaker Green, Penn's new landscape link from Penn Park through to…

Profiling The Porch

Streetfilms paid a visit to The Porch at 30th Street Station last month, and caught up with Prema Katari Gupta and Seth…

South Street Bridge lighting gone wild

With the flip of a giant ceremonial switch on Monday night, the South Street Bridge's light towers were finally illuminated. Their…

Heart & Soul: Pianos pop-up in University City

In Clark Park, a gnomelike garden; in Drexel Park a chicken car; at 37th Street Plaza a junkyard pod. These are among…

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…

Penn's new High Bay Lab home for super-sensitive telescope

Penn’s astronomers now have room to build huge instruments thanks to a new lab completed this month. Penn’s new High Bay…

The Porch: a super-sized parklet full of potential

On November 2, the new public space on 30th Street Station’s south side officially opened with much fanfare. Circus performers unfurled a…

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…

South Street Bridge Gets LED Illumination, Green Bike Lanes

The South Street Bridge is busy with construction again: welders are on cherry-pickers working on the tower overlooks, electricians are running…

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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