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    • St Laurentius Church

Historical Commission to consider designation of St. Laurentius' interior

Next Wednesday the Philadelphia Historical Commission’s Committee on Historic Designation will consider a nomination of the interior of Fishtown’s St. Laurentius church. Developer and neighborhood resident Leo Voloshin has proposed…

    • Rendering of Richard Serra sculpture on the Rodin Museum grounds, presented at December 2016 Art Commission meeting

Art Commission approves Richard Serra sculpture for Parkway, redesign ahead for Holocaust Memorial

Wednesday’s Art Commission meeting opened with two major upgrades to established sites on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The director of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Timothy Rub, laid out a proposal…

    • Dilworth | Steve Ives, EOTS Flickr Group

December 8: Peirce school for sale | Barbershop lens | Safer DIY spaces

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    • Taller Puertorriqueño's new cultural center at North 5th and Huntingdon streets. | Emma Lee / WHYY

Latino cultural center rises in North Philly as a beacon of connections, commerce

A cultural center has taken its place in the North Philadelphia neighborhood of Fairhill, designed to be the inspiration for a financially depressed community. The new building is an expansion Taller…

    • Subway Rush Hour | Theresa Stigale

Jarrett Walker's philosophy of public transit as means to freedom

Philosophers have long struggled to make sense of human existence and the freedom (perhaps illusory) that it provides. “Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains,” wrote…

    • Rendering of Trolley Car Station restaurant at 40th Street Trolley Portal Gardens

UCD breaks ground on Portal Gardens at 40th Street trolley stop

Soon, waiting for a trolley in University City won’t seem so bad. University City District (UCD), along with SEPTA, city officials, developers and neighborhood residents, broke ground on the Trolley Portal…

    • Camden waterfront rendering | Robert A.M. Stern Architects

December 7: Camden waterfront | Sleep and car crashes | Lowest bidders vs best value?

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    • Route 47 en route | courtesy of Intersection

47 Stories: Connecting cultural communities via bus

Septa’s Route 47 bus runs the length of the city, from Whitman Plaza in South Philly to Olney in North Philadelphia, connecting immigrant and refugee communities from Asia, Africa, Europe,…

    • Kensington Avenue | David Swift, EOTS Flickr Group

December 6: Taller Toll on Jewelers' Row | Newkirk Viaduct Monument moved | Small business booster

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    • Walnut Street, Philadelphia Photos

Center City report finds $1 billion in retail demand

Just in time for the holidays, the Center City District (CCD) released a 24-page glossy report on the state of retail its purview, finding downtown Philadelphia blossoming as a “24-hour downtown”…

    • Schuylkill River Trail | Gary Reed, EOTS Flickr Group

Sections of MLK Drive, Schuylkill River Trail to close for retaining wall rebuild

On Monday the City of Philadelphia announced that parts of Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive and the Schuylkill River Trail will be closed for a few weeks while crews rebuild and…

    • 10th and Ridge and Callowhill | Bob Bruhin, EOTS Flickr Group

December 5: Kenney's first year | Joe DeFelice Q&A | Street's portrait

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  • Dec 21, 2016
  • Dec 9, 2016

Historical Commission Meeting

9:00AM – 12:00PM
  • Dec 10, 2016

Arctic Ave Ice Festival

11:00AM – 11:30PM
  • Dec 12, 2016

Francisville Community Meeting

5:30PM – 7:30PM
  • Dec 12, 2016
  • Dec 13, 2016

Architectural Committee Meeting

9:00AM – 12:00PM
  • Dec 13, 2016

Mural Dedication: 47 Stories

12:00PM – 2:00PM
  • Dec 13, 2016
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  • Dec 14, 2016
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