• 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.

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,…

Open house with favela painters Haas & Hahn on 12/1

Dutch artists, Jeroen Koolhaas and Dre Urhahn, have set up studio in Philadelphia to create community-driven public artworks for the next…

Occupy out and homeless shuffle, zoning code comparison, new Center City offices for Penn Medical, neighbors protest demo of Kelly Playground

Dilworth Plaza is no longer Occupied. More than 48 hours after the Mayor's deadline for Occupy Philly to leave Dilworth…

Could a crosstown bus work between South Philly and Market West?

Ever wished there was a bus connecting the Market West area to South Philly east of Broad? Now's the time to…

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…

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