• 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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Rally for the Ramp at Delaware River Port Authority 2/1 - UPDATED

UPDATE: The Bicycle Coalition tweeted that DRPA "approved $350k to design the Ben Franklin ramp w/ intent to build." The Bicycle…

Rethinking space on South Philly's narrow streets

South Philly's narrow streets can't accomodate bike lanes. So what are the design alternatives to make small streets safer and more…

Mayor Nutter on 'Press Pass,' asking feds to do more for cities

Via msnbc.com America's mayors want Congress to stop the infighting and lend us a hand. Last week Mayor Michael Nutter was…

Water Works: Philadelphia's clean water legacy

Fairmount Water Works, c. 1901 | Detroit Publishing Company collection, Library of Congress Philadelphia has always thought big when it came…

Ronald McDonald house as perfect reuse, billboard rumble on Moyamensing, deepening the Delaware, Temple's Philly civil rights archive

A 19th-century Romanesque mansion at 39th and Chestnut was reused as the Ronald McDonald House in 1981. PlanPhilly’s Alan Jaffe looks…

Parkway parking, revealing hidden collections, Philly's clean water legacy and promise, Knight grant finalists

Unreal | flickr user phllytrax, Eyes on the Street flickr group Who put the park in parkway? City Howl wonders, given…

Wishing on Philly 2012

2011 was a big year for Philadelphia’s planning ambitions. After years of work Philly got its first comprehensive plan in 50…

What you were reading: Top 10 Eyes on the Street posts of 2011

At three months old, Eyes on the Street is still the new blog on the block, and I'm so thankful for…

Holiday lighting, CitiesAlive, high-speed rail forum, Chinatown Community Center presentation, Northeast Resurgent symposium

Franklin Square’s Grand Lighting and Rittenhouse Square Tree Lighting Tuesday, November 295-7pm, Franklin Square. Wednesday, November 30, 5pm, Rittenhouse…

The Porch: a super-sized parklet full of potential

On November 2, the new public space on 30th Street Station’s south side officially opened with much fanfare. Circus performers unfurled a…

TEDxPhilly talks The City on November 8

TEDxPhilly, a daylong idea conference, returns for its second year on Tuesday, November 8. This year’s theme is "The City,"…

Nine schools could close, Route 47 streamlining out, faulty utilities, Electric Factory ad-wrap

The School Reform Commission recommends closing 9 schools to shed 14,000 seats, fewer than were anticipated as part of the School…

Council OKs Callowhill NID and stricter curfews, reggae feud, transportation funding stalled, lane closure success, and The Boss

Reading Viaduct | flickr user gsgeorge, Creative Commons It’s a chilly fall day, Philly, and Jack Frost is at the door.…

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