• 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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Bartram’s Mile trail aims to connect Southwest Philly neighbors to river and city beyond

As the Schuylkill River Trail has grown southward from Center City along the eastern bank of the tidal Schuylkill, it’s gained…

Praxis Dialogues: The importance of inclusive urban design, now

On December 1, PennPraxis and PlanPhilly will kick off Praxis Dialogues, the first in a series of public conversations…

The Woodlands charts new course built on old assets, broad appeal

That historic site is so relevant, said hardly anyone ever. But that’s just what The Woodlands has become. The more…

More than $1 million floods Wissahickon Valley Park

More than one million people trek into Wissahickon Valley Park each year. That’s a lot for a park that was never…

William Penn Foundation ousts Nowak | Convention Center privatization | parking minimums for North Central | Variances for 40th and Pine | Dox Thrash mural lost

Good morning, Streeters and happy Thursday. Yesterday morning, the Business Journal broke the surprising news Jeremy Nowak was ousted from the…

William Penn Foundation under Jeremy Nowak [roundup] | CHOP's eastward expansion | Hawthorne Park opens

Jeremy Nowak became president of the William Penn Foundation last year and since then the foundation been working on a strategic…

Chestnut Park renamed to honor designer John F. Collins

At a rainy ceremony today, Chestnut Park became John F. Collins Park, renamed to honor the pocket park’s designer who passed…

Hawthorne Park grows at MLK Plaza

At 12th and Catharine Streets, the city is building one of its first new public parks in years. Hawthorne Park construction…

The Porch: a super-sized parklet full of potential

On November 2, the new public space on 30th Street Station’s south side officially opened with much fanfare. Circus performers unfurled a…

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