• 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.

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Local Groups Host Jane Jacobs Walks

In honor of Jane Jacobs and in recognition of her May birthday the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia and Jane's Walk…

Small street love letter

In a recent Metropolis Point of View blog post, Juliet Whelan writes a delightful defense of Philly's Trinity houses and of the…

Multi-modal with MOTU: Cycle logic [Part 2]

In Part 1 of this biking edition of Multi-modal with MOTU, I visited a pedestrian plaza to-be and explored a few…

Catholic church closings | affordable LGBT senior housing | disciplinary discrepancies for black students | vigil for fallen firefighters | PHS Pops-Up honored

The Banks | Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr group Good morning, Streeters. Today’s temperature could be a record-breaker: 89…

April 9-13: Friends of Race Street Pier, Philadelphia's immigration history, historic windows and masonry repairs, urban biking 101

Friends of Race Street Pier meeting Tuesday, April 10, 6-8pm. Race Street Pier, Race Street and North Columbus Boulevard. This month…

Civic hacking Philly, 410 Race development split, Germantown Settlement leftovers, restoring Philly's tree canopy, District Planning starts in Lower Northeast, searching for daguerro-row

White Light | Flickr user phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr group Good morning, Streeters, and happy first official day of…

March 5-9: PCPC considers Master Plan for the Central Delaware, John Dixon Hunt, Building Philadelphia

Architecture in Film Series: The Architecture of Doom Monday, March 5, 6:30pm, screening begins at 7:15. Philadelphia Center for Architecture, 1218…

February 20-24: Kahn in Rome, Thaddeus Squire at Visibly Invisible, Scott Gabriel Knowles on risk and disaster, Paula Scher on design, Grid Alive, reimagining urban highways

Kahn in Rome Monday, February 20, 6-8pm. University of Pennsylvania, Kroiz Gallery, Architectural Archives, 220 S. 34th Street. To celebrate Louis…

Super Sunday 2/5: Green Philly, Dickens' 200th birthday, films with Megawords

Drew Becher: Making Philadelphia the Greenest City in America Sunday February 5, 11am. Gershman Y, 401 South Broad Street. Drew Becher,…

MLK Day of Service, Central Delaware zoning, Philly first in modesty, mod-minded rebirth for Mercantile Library

Good morning, chilly Philly. If you're free, warm up by participating in the Martin Luther King Day of Service. Opportunities…

Christmas tree(cycling) starts this week

Wondering what to do with your undecorated, crispy Christmas greens? Rather than leaving your Christmas tree out with the trash to…

Meet Mark Squilla, what the Winter Classic is worth, Philly 2012 trends, hope for Gretz Brewery, Philly as GIS leader

Contrasts | flickr user Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street flickr pool New First District councilman Mark Squilla talked priorities and…

December 16-18: Caroling, Environmental Fair, Crafty Balboa, Parade of Lights, Procrastinator's Bazaar

Caroling at Overington Park Friday, December 16, 7pm, Overington Park, Pilling and Orthodox streets. Join the Friends of Overington Park as…

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