• 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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Master Plan for the Central Delaware wins AIA award

In early January, the American Institute of Architects announced that the Master Plan for the Central Delaware had won a 2012…

MLK Day of Service, Central Delaware zoning, Philly first in modesty, mod-minded rebirth for Mercantile Library

Good morning, chilly Philly. If you're free, warm up by participating in the Martin Luther King Day of Service. Opportunities…

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…

Christmas tree(cycling) starts this week

Wondering what to do with your undecorated, crispy Christmas greens? Rather than leaving your Christmas tree out with the trash to…

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…

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…

SEPTA open house 12/14 on possible crosstown bus route

SEPTA is hosting an informational open house on Wednesday  to discuss the possibility of creating direct bus service from southeast Philadelphia…

Winter Market, Go West! Craft Fest, Grow Strong, Deck the Alley, Winter Wonderland

Winter Market Friday, December 2, 6-10pm, Saturday, December 3, 6-10pm, Sunday, December 4, 1-7pm. The Piazza At Schmidts, North Second Street…

Could a crosstown bus work between South Philly and Market West?

Ever wished there was a bus connecting the Market West area to South Philly east of Broad? Now's the time to…

Urbanize this highway: Renewed calls to rethink I-95 and the Vine Street Expressway

What if Philadelphia converted its elevated and sunken highways into urban assets? Imagine a broad, green boulevard instead of I-95 running…

Speculation at Broad and Washington, profiles in Occupy, safety at greened lots, parking in bike lanes, unified Chelten Avenue, Nutter nod

CITY | flickr user Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street flickr group What’s the deal with the huge empty lot at…

The Roots muralized, Royal neglect, retrofit Philly, Vernon Park rain garden, new meetinghouse and Skyspace

Good morning, Philly. It’s going to be an especially beautiful day today, so get out and enjoy it while you can.…

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…

BigBelly Solar Compactors Get Noticed

BigBelly Solar compactor critter on South StreetNew York magazine named Philly’s BigBelly Solar trashcans a favorite recent urban invention in…

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…

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