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    • Metropolitan Opera House, from 'Philadelphia: Finding the Hidden City'
Eyes on the Street

Eyes on the Page: ‘Philadelphia: Finding the Hidden City,’ reviewed

Like the website and the festivals that supply the operative part of its title, Philadelphia: Finding the Hidden City is a love letter to the city’s past. To the extent it…

    • Hawthorne Hall, Hidden City Festival
Eyes on the Street

Hidden City Festival opens doors to Hawthorne Hall and its past as secret society headquarters

What do the Knights of Pythias, a secret society established in 1864, and the Irish National Foresters Society, once the largest friendly society in Ireland, have in common?  At various times…

    • Ruins at High Battery, Hidden City Festival
Eyes on the Street

Explore Fort Mifflin ruins (new and old) this Sunday and next

For the next two Sundays the Hidden City Festival invites guests to step into a space where it’s not quite clear what’s new, what’s old and what could be part of…

    • Germantown Town Hall is a Hidden City Festival site this year for an experiment in civic space.
Eyes on the Street

Community building at Germantown Town Hall

Germantown Town Hall has been vacant and abandoned since 1998. As part of the Hidden City Festival, the surrounding community has been invited inside to place its mark on the…

    • Inside John Grass: bench and tools
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Inside Old City's woodworking time capsule

As part of the Hidden City Festival this year, the John Grass Wood Turning Factory at 146 North 2nd Street offers visitors a look inside a workshop out of the past,…

    • Bibotorium, Hidden City Festival at Fairmount Water Works
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Hidden City Festival turns former water plant turned aquarium turned pool into "Bibotorium"

Nearly two hundred years after Philadelphia became the first American city to build a municipal water system, a long abandoned portion of that system is open, once again, to the public.…

    • Inside John Grass Wood Turning | Joseph E.B. Elliott, courtesy of Hidden City
Eyes on the Street

May 23-June 30: Hidden City Festival to illuminate overlooked sites citywide

Starting Thursday, and running for the next six weeks, the 2013 Hidden City Festival offers unique opportunities to explore places in the city through the lens of engaging artwork. For this…

    • Van Pelt Street, Photo courtesy of Phillytrax
Eyes on the Street

April 11: Rec center report | Please Touch seeks $30 million | Hidden City Festival returns | Saving the Pennsylvanian | chess champs

Good morning Streeters. Philly broke its 87 degree record temp yesterday, but things are set to cool down a little today. Enjoy! City rec centers are a wreck, a report from…

UPDATED: Publications and Newsletters, April 2010

GRID Magazine: Party Post-Op, the Food Issue, Griddle updates, and more! GRID magazine is a new Philadelphia-based magazine for sustainability. Covering topics such as energy, food, shelter, transportation, ecology and culture.…

Hidden City Philadelphia Report Now Available

A message from Hidden City Philadelphia: Earlier this winter, we held an event at an amazing private estate in Chestnut Hill.  We were thrilled to see so many familiar faces -…

Help Plan Hidden City 2012

A message from Hidden City Philadelphia: Dear Adventurers, In June 2009, you explored with us the corners of Philadelphia. We were so impressed with your fortitude that we have placed…

A Message from Hidden City Philadelphia

Dear Adventurers,It was only this past June that we came together to put on hard hats and explore many of the unknown wonders of Philadelphia. We journeyed into forgotten realms…

Festival brings new faces to Disston Saw Works in Tacony

By Christopher Wink It was one of the largest and most impressive facilities of its kind the world over. Now, Hidden City Philadelphia, a new arts festival, is giving visitors…

Hidden City Philadelphia Launches this Saturday!

Click here to view in web browser Dear Treasure Hunters, The time has come to put on your hard hat and venture into the unknown wonders of Philadelphia. Starting this Saturday,…

Hidden City Philadelphia

Weekly Press: The opulent Met and Hidden City Inquirer: a focus on Phila's hidden sites Hidden City Philadelphia is a unique arts festival that brings Philadelphia’s best unknown historical…

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