• 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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Praxis Dialogues: Public art in an age of urban renewal

On April 11, PennPraxis and PlanPhilly will present Praxis Dialogues, a conversation about what the notion of “public good”…

Praxis Dialogues: Public art and its questions

On April 11, PennPraxis and PlanPhilly will present Praxis Dialogues, second in a series of public conversations about the…

Fleeting Fantasy: The Oval returns, replacing asphalt with art and parking with place

With pluck and paint a parking lot can become a magic carpet, and an underused bit of parkland can become an…

Janet Echelman sheds light on Dilworth Plaza "dry mist" fountain

If City Hall is the heart of the city - the pump through which the Broad and Market street arteries flow…

March 24: Open data frustration | Family Court art | Feibush cultivating committee people | Rental trends | Collapsing buildings, L&I triage | 27th/Girard mixed-use plans

Welcome to the working week, Streeters. Bundle up for the next few cold days, and think spring as snow blows through…

New mobile mural rolls on the Market Frankford Line

The Mural Arts Program and SEPTA took the concept of bringing art to the people to a new level today when…

Call for artist-designed bike racks

Philly already has a few artsy bike racks - the sculptural post outside of Johnny Brenda’s in Fishtown, the bicycle-shaped racks…

SEPTA re-dedicates Cecil B. Moore Station

SEPTA re-dedicated its Cecil B. Moore Station to its namesake Cecil B. Moore and his legacy Monday morning. At the ceremony,…

March 11: Ravaged by Neglect | redevelopment in Tioga/Nicetown/Allegheny West | of skylines and streets | Fishtown's disappeared public art

Welcome to the working week, Streeters. It’s going to be about 60˚ today, so we hope you get out and…

Southeast by Southeast: Public art meets refugee art therapy

Stand on the corner of 7th and Dudley streets, and you’re in South Philly. But step inside a storefront on the…

Local artists lead tour of subway art installations

For works of public art, transit centers can be intense gathering spaces where, unlike some other public spaces, the art has…

April 23-27: Historic Homeowner Workshops | Planning the Modern City | Tax Delinquency App | Jane Golden and Dre Urhahn | Small Streets meetup

Homeowner Workshop: Masonry and Pointing Tuesday, April 17, 6:30-8pm. WES Health Center, 1315 Windrim Avenue. Learn about the best ways to…

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…

Mural Arts Month: 31 Days / 31 Ways

All month the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program is celebrating 31 Days / 31 Ways that art "ignites change" in…

Rolling rally, LOOK! on Lancaster, Claes in Philly, Brooklyn's 3rd Ward outpost in Kensington

Broad & Dickinson | flickr user phillytrax, Eyes on the Street group pool Today's Phillies playoff pep rally will be on…

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,…






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