• 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 12 articles with the tag Independence National Historical Park

Building Stories: President's House

For our spring series Building Stories, we're bringing you design postcards from around the city. We're asking Philadelphia architects to take us…

From Above: Independence Square, 1927

In honor of Independence Day we take this opportunity to see this historic view of Independence Hall and what would become…

Where a brick is more than a brick

The old Independence Visitor Center will soon be demolished to clear the southeast corner of 3rd and Chestnut to make way…

Mural Arts celebrates Mural Month, 30th Anniversary

This October marks the beginning of a double feature for the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program. On Oct. 1 Mural…

The Limits of Nostalgia

The old Benjamin Franklin Museum was creative source material for Community Contributor Sue Landers. So before it was all gone she…

Benjamin Franklin Museum leaves bicentennial behind, reopens after two-year renovation

Benjamin Franklin is a nearly mythic part of Philadelphia’s creation story and his presence is embedded in the city’s DNA, a…

Staycation: Second Bank Portrait Gallery

Next up in our set Summer Staycations is a jewel in the heart of Independence National Historical Park. Leave Independence Hall…

July 1-5: Independence Day festivities

This week is all about festivities surrounding Independence Day, and if you're staying in town there's plenty to do. Here’s a…

Feb 27: Johnson's Point Breeze strategy shifts to rehab | new revenue collection chief | SouthBowl for Oregon Ave | Independence NHP impact | Philly ranks 4th in creative-class freelance wages

Happy Wednesday, Streeters. Despite the fog and mist, it almost feels like spring today, no? Here’s what’s making news this morning:…

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…

February 17-20: 'Force of Nature,' Independence Hall tower ceremony, Freedom Bound, President's Day Celebration

Photosynthesis | Flickr user phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr groupForce of Nature Opens Friday, February 17. Woodmere Art Museum,…

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