• 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.

Ground broken at Ramp Playground for new playing fields

Student athletes at Father Judge High School join President Fr. Joe Campellone and Director of Institutional Advancement Brian Patrick King for…

Modernist Hillman Medical Center demolition underway

Crews started demolishing the Sidney Hillman Medical Center at 22nd and Chestnut today to make way for a new high-rise residential tower…

Holiday lighting, CitiesAlive, high-speed rail forum, Chinatown Community Center presentation, Northeast Resurgent symposium

Franklin Square’s Grand Lighting and Rittenhouse Square Tree Lighting Tuesday, November 295-7pm, Franklin Square. Wednesday, November 30, 5pm, Rittenhouse…

DAGspace: Confessions of a Center City Booster

Confessions of a Center City Booster by Edwin Bronstein   Philadelphia is a great town in which to live. Center City,…

Occupy remains at Dilworth, City tells pensioners to cough up back taxes, The Other Carpenter helps homeowners, NJ Transit restricts bikes

Market Street Miracle | flickr user phillytrax, Eyes on the Street flickr group The Daily News reports Occupy Philadelphia’s tent city…

Long-Weekend Reads

If you're anything like me, you'll leap at the chance to catch up on some longer less straight-news reads over the…

Farewell Autumn

As autumn gives way to the gray days of winter, Autumn's days are numbered too . Back in October, I reported…

Photos from Thanksgiving Day Parades Past, 1967-1973

Happy Thanksgiving, Philly. Eyes on the Street wishes you good cheer among good company today. Things will be a bit quiet…

Parkside: Local Group Plans for Future Sustainable Development

The seven LEED certified row homes built by Habitat for Humanity stand on the 4200 block of West Stiles Street. |…

Change By Us: Philly's new crowdsourcing tool for neighborhood improvement

We’ve all had light bulb moments about ways make Philly cleaner, safer, greener and smarter. Now there’s an online tool to…

Urbanize this highway: Renewed calls to rethink I-95 and the Vine Street Expressway

What if Philadelphia converted its elevated and sunken highways into urban assets? Imagine a broad, green boulevard instead of I-95 running…

November 21-25: Biography of Building, Thanksgiving Parade, RiverRink, Holiday Railroad

Witold Rybczynski’s The Biography of Building Monday, November 21, 6:30-8pm. PennDesign, Meyerson Hall, Upper Gallery, 210 South 34th Street. Celebrate the…

Speculation at Broad and Washington, profiles in Occupy, safety at greened lots, parking in bike lanes, unified Chelten Avenue, Nutter nod

CITY | flickr user Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street flickr group What’s the deal with the huge empty lot at…

Center City's sidewalk cafe boom should spread

For ten years the Center City District has been counting the number of sidewalk cafes in Center City, finding 273…

November 18-20: Art Star Craft Bazaar, TreeVitalize the neighborhood, Philly Marathon

Holiday Art Star Craft Bazaar Saturday ,November 19, 11am-6pm and Sunday, November 20, 11am-6pm. 23rd Street Armory, 22 South 23rd Street…

Emerald City: Philly ranked best in the nation for green infrastructure

Philadelphia is an Emerald City, according to a new report by the Natural Resources Defense Council, thanks to our city's green…

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