• 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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April 16-20: Tom Finkelpearl | Homeowner Workshops | Archaeology in Philly | Urban Heat Islands | Lower Schuylkill Master Plan open houses

Tom Finkelpearl on Public Art Tuesday, April 17, 2:30pm Temple University, Paley Library Lecture Hall, 1210 Polett Walk. Join Tom Finkelpearl…

Small-scale development company wins Preservation Alliance awards

When Power House Development, Inc. began building on a vacant lot at 1824 Diamond St. the company had no idea the…

April 9-13: Friends of Race Street Pier, Philadelphia's immigration history, historic windows and masonry repairs, urban biking 101

Friends of Race Street Pier meeting Tuesday, April 10, 6-8pm. Race Street Pier, Race Street and North Columbus Boulevard. This month…

Preserve Philadelphia transformed

Finding out if a building is designated as historic in Philadelphia typically requires calling the Historical Commission. Online preservation resources for…

Provident Mutual Life Insurance Building to be reused as Police Command Center

Today the vacant but majestic Provident Mutual Life Insurance Building has one inhabitant - a hawk living in the tower. But…

Patching 19th Street Baptist Church to buy time for its future

With sweat equity, generous donations, and building supplies purchased through a modest emergency grant, comes hope for the 19th Street Baptist…

'The Streets of Philadelphia' mural gets reprieve

A WPA-era mural in the Spring Garden Post Office appears to have a new lease on life. As previously reported on…

Preserve Philadelphia's Future

[gallery] These are this year’s faces of endangered Philadelphia. The Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia’s 2011 list of endangered properties came…

Emergency grant for 19th Street Baptist Church gives glimmer of hope for urgent repairs

Since late summer, there has been intense speculation that Philadelphia may lose a church by Frank Furness at the corner of…

Modernist Hillman Medical Center demolition underway

Crews started demolishing the Sidney Hillman Medical Center at 22nd and Chestnut today to make way for a new high-rise residential tower…

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…

October 3-7: See Contempt, Philadelphia Orchestra at the Navy Yard, Plasterwork and interior finishes workshop, UCD at DAG, Night Market returns

Down Broad | flickr user phillytrax, Eyes on the Street flickr groupArchitecture In Film Series: Contempt Monday, October…

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…

Mantua: Volunteers Plant Trees Along 40th Street Pedestrian Corridor

Catalyst for Change Church members Janice Niangane, Tracey Dickerson, Eric Pierce and Pastor Keon Gerow prepare a hole in the sidewalk…

This Week: September 19-23

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

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