• 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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PHS adds holiday cheer, calls attention to public landscape

During the holiday hustle on busy streets like the Avenue of the Arts, it can be easy to overlook everyday details…

Feet First Philly "where's my effin' sidewalk?" contest winners

A few months ago Feet First Philly asked Philadelphians “where’s my effin’ sidewalk?” – kind of. They asked Philadelphians on foot…

Point Breeze eminent domain moves ahead | more variances for retail? | Police still use typewriters | Germantown trash woes | Native American Museum decays | record Restaurant Week

Autumn street| Eyes on the Street Flickr GroupGood morning, Streeters. It’s GIS Day and we’ll be hanging out with mapmakers…

Cultural BRT route | SEPTA's energy action plan | Neighbors plan new future for Frankford Y | Activating South Broad

After a taste of Indian summer yesterday, we’re back to our regularly scheduled November weather today, Streeters. Don’t forget the umbrella…

Stream buffer debate continues | Pedestrian pains, gains at Dilworth Plaza | Society Hill neighbors vs. Toll Brothers at ZBA | Fishtown and Obama | Wissahickon Gateway meeting

Autumn color | Eyes on the Street Flickr groupGood morning, Streeters. The moon was visible last night and this morning…

Provence on North Broad: Bart Blatstein's casino/resort/entertainment complex

A rooftop shopping street with French flourishes, a 125 room hotel, 3000 slot machines, 150 table games, two swim clubs, a…

Central District Plan public meetings: 10/22 and 10/25

Calling NoLibs and Logan Square, Hawthorne and Queen Village, Old City and Fairmount and everyone in or interested in Central Philadelphia.…

From Above: Frank Furness' Broad Street Station, 1920

For this From Above we head to the heart of Center City in 1920, with an up-close look at City Hall…

Textizen results | Pennypack Creek Bridge honors | UC KIZ starts Emerging Technology Collaborative | skate ban expansion | Roxborough demo update

Textizen worked best with transit riders, reports NewsWorks. As part of two district planning projects, the City Planning Commission solicited…

Scenes from Park(ing) Day 2012 [slideshow]

Did you stumble across people coloring flowers, lounging on curvy benches, working at desks, or camping in a parking space on…

June 18-22: ThinkBike | Central District Plan | Bartram's Garden Trail | Uptown Music Ceremony | Greenworks Progress Report

ThinkBike Public Sessions Monday, June 18, 9-10:30am and Tuesday, June 19, 5-6:30pm. Temple University, School of Architecture. The ThinkBike Workshop will…

'Under the Clothespin' revealed

Devoted Eyes on the Street readers know that I’ve been following along as artists Miriam Singer and Emilie Ledieu created Under…

Under the Clothespin: Sneak Peek

Installation of 'Under the Clothespin' is underway in the Centre Square subway concourse. Back in November, I told you about Under…

Lower South and West Park district plan presentations

Devoted PlanPhilly readers know that the Philadelphia City Planning Commission (PCPC) has been hard at work developing the city's first district plans…

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