• 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 27 articles with the tag Benjamin Franklin Parkway

In Common: The Oval stretches car-free play onto the Parkway this summer

Our series about Philly's changing public spaces continues with a trip on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Ashley Hahn checks in on…

NFL Draft turns Parkway into privatized 'brandscape' and backdrop

By now you've heard about or experienced the inconvenient road closures around the Benjamin Franklin Parkway thanks to the NFL Draft.…

Spotted: The Oval striking musical tone for 2016

Every year the parking lot in the middle of Eakins Oval is painted with a mural, setting the theme for the…

Fleeting Fantasy: The Oval returns, replacing asphalt with art and parking with place

With pluck and paint a parking lot can become a magic carpet, and an underused bit of parkland can become an…

Metallic trees take root in Iroquois Park

Two silvery trees appeared in Iroquois Park-that wedge of green between Eakins Oval and the Philadelphian-last week. They are Symbiosis, the…

Additional, altered SEPTA service for Made in America Festival

The Made in America Festival returns to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway this weekend and brings headliners Beyonce and Nine Inch Nails…

Eakins Oval: More park, less parking

If the Parkway’s new mantra is “More park, less way” then the rallying cry for improving Eakins Oval might be “More…

Love Note #170: Judi Rogers' 40 year love affair with the Parkway

Here's another installation in our Philly Love Notes collaboration -  an abiding affection for the Parkway. Love Note #170: Judi…

More Park, Less Way reflects larger transportation trends

The Benjamin Franklin Parkway has always reflected Philadelphia’s general attitude toward transportation, and as the city rolls out More Park, Less…

From Above: Looking West on Market Street, 1925

It’s been a long while since we visited Philadelphia From Above. So this week, in honor of the release of More…

More Park, Less Way unveiled

Questions about how the Benjamin Franklin Parkway can be a more urban, lively place have puzzled planners, politicians, and residents for…

Feb 1: Parkway shifts | recycling construction debris | SEPTA's rail messaging | Philly short on patents | Bicentennial Bell removed

Good morning and welcome to February. Here’s your Friday morning Buzz: On Monday an action plan for the Benjamin Franklin Parkway…

DAGspace: Watch That Space

Watch That Space by Eric Vincent   It’s safe to assume we’re not unveiling a profound observation in noting how the…

Developer feud: Blumenfeld v. Caplan | 30th Street reno work | Toll bridge traffic down | 'More park, less way'

It is a beautiful morning, Streeters, but we're heading for 96º today (feeling more like 105º). It's back to the territory…

Shape the Parkway

The Benjamin Franklin Parkway has seen incredible investment and development over the past couple of years, culminating this spring with the…

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