• 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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Red threads through Gray Area

Last week, DesignPhiladelphia brought together design thinkers and practitioners for a discussion called “Gray Area: Provocations on the Future of Preservation.” The…

Big Chalkers, Qualities of Life, Thief of Baghdad, Cobbs Creek trail, Public Architecture, Preserving Philadelphia's Neigborhoods

Big Chalkers Tuesday, October 18, 5pm. Café Cret, 16th Street & The Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Kids of all ages can draw…

DAGspace: Neither Black Nor White, Preservation is a Gray Area

Neither Black Nor White, Preservation is a Gray Area By Elise Vider In 1955, Philadelphia significantly advanced the nascent historic preservation movement…

Closure possible for Furness High, City Council sues over fracking, Historical Commission approvals, State of Young Philly wraps

South Broad | flickr user phillytrax, Eyes on the Street group pool Philadelphia will announce school closures later this month, and…

Design Philadelphia Picks: October 13-23

DesignPhiladelphia is back for its 7th year, with a wide variety of events focusing on the many dimensions of design: graphic,…

New slate roof graces Pennsylvania Hospital's Pine Building

America’s first public hospital sits at the corner of 8th and Pine streets, and its oldest wing is getting a new…

Skate park and streetscape funding, Chelten Plaza at ZBA, preservation and planning awards. Challah.

Ben Franklin Boombox | flickr user shrimpcracker, Eyes on the Street group pool Philly's highly-anticipated street-style skate park, Franklin's Paine, got…

This Just In: Zoning reform | Lenfest Plaza opening | Preservation projects | I-95 traffic | Chelten Plaza

This week on PlanPhilly: more zoning, art and architecture, I-95 traffic study, and the continuing saga of Chelten Plaza. Jared Brey…

September 26-30: Preservation Power | Zoning at City Council | Weatherization Workshop | LOOK! on Lancaster

Jean Carroon Monday, September 26, 6pm.  PennDesign, 210 S. 34th Street, Meyerson Hall B-3. Jean Carroon, a principal at Goody Clancy,…

Reminder: Calling All Endangered Properties

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Divine Lorraine Hotel, April 2011 | flickr user MarisaAnn94, CreativeCommons If you know of a historic building in or around Philadelphia…

This Week: September 19-23

Beth Shalom Synagogue Sanctuary | flickr user SpecialKRB, Creative CommonsLawrence Susskind  Monday, September 19, 6pm.  PennDesign, 210 S. 34th Street,…

New Life at Old High Pressure Fire Service Building

Hawk-eyed visitors to the Race Street Pier might have noticed action this week at the High Pressure Fire Service building across…

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