• 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.

PHS Pops-Up vibrantly on a vacant, tax-delinquent lot

As PlanPhilly's JoAnn Greco recently reported, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society's PHS Pops-Up Garden has returned for the second year running. This year…

How can Philly's walkability improve?

Do blocked sidewalks make you grit your teeth? Does it burn you up when a cyclist cruises down the sidewalk heading…

Council to vote on budget and tax bills | Delaware waterfront proposals exceed height limit | Temple-area power and development struggles | fire at Lorenzo's | zoning lowdown for attorneys

Good morning, Streeters. It’s going to be right toasty today, but it’s nothing compared to what’s ahead through the weekend. City…

Saying farewell to St. Lucy's in Manayunk

Northwest Philly newshounds know that Amy Z. Quinn reports on planning, zoning, and development stories in the Northwest for PlanPhilly and…

Creative clustering at 1315 Walnut | Fairhill Square's art returns | bolstering Fabric Row | monster hoagie

The Other Side | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr Group Good morning, Philadelphia. EOTS is back at it after taking…

Mid-Century Philly: Before Schuylkill Banks

What came before Schuylkill Banks and Schuylkill River Park? For today's Mid-Century Philly, we shift our gaze from commercial corridors…

Mid-Century Philly: 415-425 South Street

For today's Mid-Century Philly, we look to the north side of South Street between 4th and 5th streets in 1949.…

June 25-29: Visitability and urban aging | Litter control and enforcement | Night Market | King Kong

Planning for Visitability and Urban Aging Tuesday, June 26, 8-10am. Philadelphia Corporation for Aging, 642 North Broad Street. How can designers…

Mid-Century Philly: Inquirer and Daily News HQs

As the Inquirer and Daily News move to their new home at 8th and Market this month, we look back at…

June 22-24: Moonlight Movies: Princess Bride | Uptown Theater Tour

Moonlight Movies in Mt. Airy: Princess Bride Friday, June 22, 8:30pm. Lovett Library park, 6945 Germantown Avenue. On Fridays until August…

Mid-Century Philly: 12th and Market

Today 12th and Market is dominated by SEPTA's headquarters, the PSFS (Loews Hotel), the Convention Center Marriott. But back in 1950,…

Mid-Century Philly: 1300 block of Chestnut

Our Mid-Century Philly set continues today with a look at the south side of the 1300 block of Chestnut Street. Recognize…

Put vacancy to work: community land trust opportunities

'blank-wall,' via MikeWebkist | Flickr, Creative Commons By now you’ve heard all about the ways a municipal land bank could work…

Mid-century Philly: Spruce Food Market

For today's mid-century Parker & Mullikin, we turn to the 1500 block of Spruce Street for a revelation in moderne…

Mid-Century Philly: Market East

For our first Mid-Century Philly feature, culled from fantastic real estate photographs by Parker & Mullikin, we turn to Market East.…

Mid-Century Philly: Parker & Mullikin photography

Eyes on the Street has sifted through a bunch of historic photographs showing off mid-century Philadelphia. While EOTS is on vacation,…

June 18-22: ThinkBike | Central District Plan | Bartram's Garden Trail | Uptown Music Ceremony | Greenworks Progress Report

ThinkBike Public Sessions Monday, June 18, 9-10:30am and Tuesday, June 19, 5-6:30pm. Temple University, School of Architecture. The ThinkBike Workshop will…

EOTS plays hooky

NYPL, Digital gallery 104487 Dear readers, Eyes on the Street is going on vacation. It's time for a break from the…

Abandoned Bike Roundup coming July 23

Have a rusted-out shell of a bike locked to a lonely street sign in your neighborhood? The day of reckoning for…

June 15-17: SS United States 60th Anniversary | Bloomsday | Commotion Kickoff

SS United States 60th Anniversary Celebration Friday, June 15, 6:30-9pm. Independence Seaport Museum, 211 South Christopher Columbus Blvd. The SS United…

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