• 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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Seeking refuge in pedestrian spaces on Baltimore Ave

What a difference a dozen huge, ceramic planters can make. Midway through 2013, residents of West Philadelphia’s Cedar Park neighborhood noticed…

Softening Market Street Bridge's sidewalks

More than six thousand people walk across the Market Street Bridge every day, going to work, going to school, heading in…

Spotted: The Porch gets its swings

Every great porch should have a swing, and at long last The Porch is getting its very own set. If you…

Spotted: Super-parklet on 40th St

Our eyes are ever-peeled for cool sites and sights. Here's one we spotted this week: University City District is Philadelphia’s biggest…

The Porch 2.0: Updated version, same big vision

When University City District (UCD) opened The Porch at 30th Street Station in November 2011, it was a pretty barebones affair…

SPOTTED: Pop-up spaces sprout, tree seats, Wistar reveal, and night owls

Our eyes are ever peeled for interesting sights and sites. Here’s what we spotted this week: Pop Ups Crop Up Each…

Food trucks parked at The Porch through December

With the days feeling shorter, a mid-day outdoor lunch break might be just the thing sun-starved 9-to-5'ers need, even despite our…

New "downtown" definition shows where Philly ranks

Philadelphians are familiar with the term Center City and most will agree on its definition, but Center City is not in…

State of University City, by the numbers

In a neighborhood where 29 new development projects (4,922,050 million square feet of new office, research, residential, academic and medical facilities)…

Looped In brings "social seating" to University City

If you've passed through The Porch at 30th Street Station recently, you may have noticed some funky looking seating structures that…

University City District grows its Dirt Factory composting efforts

Early this summer New York City announced a plan to launch a citywide composting initiative similar to existing programs in San…

University City District creates new Baltimore Crossing pedestrian plaza

Head west on Baltimore Ave from Clark Park and the greenery continues up the street. At several intersections along that route,…

University City's public pianos return, this time to Clark Park

Heart & Soul, University City District's (UCD) public piano series has returned - bringing a little extra soul to the heart…

Green wall livens up 30th Street Station construction site

The estimated 1,000 people per hour who walk through The Porch at 30th Street Station will now pass a wall of…

November 16-18: Urban Remix | Love Your Park | Tweed Ride | Welcome to the Neighborhood

Urban Remix Design Charrette and Public Reveal Friday, November 16, design charrette 8am-6pm; public reveal 4-6pm. Center for Architecture, 1218 Arch…

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