Posts Tagged ‘public parks’

Best Architecture, Urban Design, & Public Art Of 2018

Best Architecture, Urban Design, & Public Art Of 2018

December 20, 2018  |  Architecture

It was a banner year for architecture, art, adaptive reuse, and design. JoAnn Greco shines a light on Philly's best projects of 2018 > more

A Brief History Of Race & Contested Space In West Philly

A Brief History Of Race & Contested Space In West Philly

June 11, 2018  |  History

Mariam Williams dives deep into the social evolution of Malcolm X Park to unearth the history of race and economics within a neighborhood space > more

The Rise & Ruckus Over Bio Pond, Penn's Hidden Urban Oasis

The Rise & Ruckus Over Bio Pond, Penn’s Hidden Urban Oasis

April 2, 2018  |  History

Harry K. has the backstory on the beginnings of the Bio Pond research garden at Penn and the brouhaha in the 1990s over saving the little slice of tranquility. > more

Monument Lab Goes Big With 2017 Artist Roster

Monument Lab Goes Big With 2017 Artist Roster

February 1, 2017  |  Art & Design

Mural Arts announces a roster of 22 artists and 10 locations for Monument Lab 2017. > more

The Best Seats In The City, Ban Be Damned

The Best Seats In The City, Ban Be Damned

January 16, 2017  |  Urbanism

Last week Friends of Rittenhouse Square and PPR announced a ban from sitting on the interior walls of the park. Two days later Mayor Jim Kenney reversed the rule. We take a look at life along the balustrades in these old photos > more