• 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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Mid-Century Philly: 1300 block of Chestnut

Our Mid-Century Philly set continues today with a look at the south side of the 1300 block of Chestnut Street. Recognize…

Mid-century Philly: Spruce Food Market

For today's mid-century Parker & Mullikin, we turn to the 1500 block of Spruce Street for a revelation in moderne…

Mid-Century Philly: Market East

For our first Mid-Century Philly feature, culled from fantastic real estate photographs by Parker & Mullikin, we turn to Market East.…

Mid-Century Philly: Parker & Mullikin photography

Eyes on the Street has sifted through a bunch of historic photographs showing off mid-century Philadelphia. While EOTS is on vacation,…

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…

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…

Joe Frazier's Endangered Gym

Joe Frazier's Gym | Flickr user warpafx | Creative Commons The gym on North Broad where boxing legend Smokin' Joe Frazier…

Bella Vista to see 'Autumn' anew

In Bella Vista Autumn is in the air. Devoted Eyes on the Street readers will remember the tale of David Guinn's…

Poll: Should City Council control bike lanes?

Who should decide where new bike lanes may be installed? Should decisions about bike lanes be left to the city's transportation…

Rodin Museum Rejuvenation

While Paul Cret was designing Albert Barnes’ gallery in Merion, his office was also working on plans for the Rodin Museum…

From Above: Building the Parkway and Art Museum, 1920 and 1921

Back in March, I mentioned that Eyes on the Street would start showcasing historic images from the Free Library's amazing Print…

Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby Celebrates Human-Powered Transit

This year's Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby attracted more people than ever before to Kensington's streets where crowds watched the parade of…

Barnes Materials: extraordinary textures

By now you've heard that architects Tod Williams and Billie Tsien's design for the Barnes is a masterful modern work, imbued…

Sister Cities Park Snaps

Sister Cities Park opened on Thursday, one year to the day after construction began on the Parkway's newest park. As part…

Hardship at 40th and Pine

This week three very different hardship cases have the attention of Philadelphia’s preservation community. The Church of the Assumption case was…

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…

Barnes preview blitz

The public won't be allowed into the Barnes' new home on the Parkway until next week, but the curious can get…

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…

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…

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