• 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 78 articles with the tag Riverfronts and Waterfronts

State-funded improvements coming to Pleasant Hill Park

The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources has committed $318,000 toward Pleasant Hill Park, a riverfront park in East Torresdale.…

Port volume up, preserving The Philadelphian, possible Sunoco refinery buyers, developers focus on Germantown Ave

East Falls Bridge | flickr user garyreed, Eyes on the Street flickr group Good morning, Philly and Happy Chinese New Year!…

Diana Lind talks urban highway removal at TEDx

In November, TEDxPhilly brought together some of our city's brightest urbanists and performers for a day full of urban inspiration and…

Meet Mark Squilla, what the Winter Classic is worth, Philly 2012 trends, hope for Gretz Brewery, Philly as GIS leader

Contrasts | flickr user Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street flickr pool New First District councilman Mark Squilla talked priorities and…

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…

December 16-18: Caroling, Environmental Fair, Crafty Balboa, Parade of Lights, Procrastinator's Bazaar

Caroling at Overington Park Friday, December 16, 7pm, Overington Park, Pilling and Orthodox streets. Join the Friends of Overington Park as…

Council approves contentious zoning changes, Who is Germantown?, blight of Divine Lorraine and on Knox Street, Delaware waterfront trail progress

City Council voted Thursday in favor of contentious zoning changes that pave the way for a Dollar Tree will open at…

Scare Hunger, Waterfront news roundup, gameday FDR Park(ing), BetterBlocksPhilly kudos

Happy Halloween, Philly. We get a really chilly morning for the last day of October, but after Saturday’s nasty snowy mess…

Delaware River master plan goes to Planning Commission

After years of visioning, planning, and a healthy civic debate about our city's waterfront - not to mention the disbanding of…

Zoning overlays, school closings, Delaware River waterfront plan published, Tastykake factory conversion

Greetings | flickr user phillytrax, Eyes on the Street flickr group City Council is recommending that several neighborhoods retain their zoning…

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…

Public Space Roundup: Philly's Great Places, Viaduct park gets more love, new thinking for Festival Pier site, Occupy Philly chooses City Hall

Good morning Philly. Try to spend some time outside today, it's going to be a beautiful one. Here's a public space…

The Buzz: Zoning Case | Callowhill NID | Mount Moriah | Open Space Accolades | Traffic Study for Delaware Ave

The Daily News lays out the case for a new zoning code. Will City Council get the job done this…

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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