• 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.

December 12-16: PHS holiday pop-up shop, Moviehouse, urban gardening talk, Unsilent Night

Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Holiday Pop-Up Shop Monday, December 12- Friday, December 16, 8am-2:30pm daily. Comcast Center, 1701 John F. Kennedy Boulevard.…

December 9-11: Holiday Pops, Tour Fairmount Park houses, Lucia Fest, Greensgrow Holiday Bazaar

Holiday Pops Opens Friday, December 9. Kimmel Center's Verizion Hall, 260 S. Broad Street. Peter Nero leads the Philly Pops for…

Dickinson Square Park renovation underway

Neighbors may have been surprised in early November to see chain-link fencing pop up around much of Dickinson Square park, but the…

Up-Market East

Market East from 11th Street, Girard Square at left and the Reading Terminal Headhouse at center. Market East has puzzled planners,…

Deadly streets: mapping road fatalities

We talk a lot about creating complete streets and providing everyone - pedestrians, cyclists, and motorists - with safer spaces to…

Emergency grant for 19th Street Baptist Church gives glimmer of hope for urgent repairs

Since late summer, there has been intense speculation that Philadelphia may lose a church by Frank Furness at the corner of…

December 5-9: King Kong, Spring Garden Street Greenway design workshop, Zoning vote, City Hall tree lighting, Trumbauer book talk

Architecture In Film SeriesKing Kong Monday, December 5, 6:30pm. Philadelphia Center for Architecture, 1218 Arch Street. See the 1933…

Philadelphia's New Day

I got up before dawn on Wednesday to visit Harvard’s Graduate School of Design for a panel called The Philadelphia Story:…

Spring Garden Street Greenway community design workshop on 12/6

Spring Garden Street could someday be a green connector between the Delaware and Schuylkill rivers. As previously reported here, the public conversation…

Winter Market, Go West! Craft Fest, Grow Strong, Deck the Alley, Winter Wonderland

Winter Market Friday, December 2, 6-10pm, Saturday, December 3, 6-10pm, Sunday, December 4, 1-7pm. The Piazza At Schmidts, North Second Street…

Council approves contentious zoning changes, Who is Germantown?, blight of Divine Lorraine and on Knox Street, Delaware waterfront trail progress

City Council voted Thursday in favor of contentious zoning changes that pave the way for a Dollar Tree will open at…

Mantua: Multimedia Mural Project Addresses Homelessness Among Children

By Christine Fisher & Kara Savidge, for Philadelphia Neighborhoods When Jane Golden, the executive director of the Mural Arts Program, received…

PHA to auction individual vacant properties on December 7

View PHA Individual Auction in a larger map A second batch of Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA) properties will be auctioned Wednesday,…

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