Feb. 27, 2018 12:09 pm
ESPN and Under Armour are funding the revitalization of Philadelphia’s vacant spaces
The project, called RePlay, is being managed by LISC Philadelphia. Community-based organizations should apply for a grant before May 15.
Feb. 12, 2018 12:05 pm
Delaware River City Corporation is getting a new name and new leadership
As Executive Director Tom Branigan prepares to retire, the nonprofit overseeing the North Delaware Riverfront Greenway's implementation is making some big changes.
Feb. 9, 2018 12:15 pm
How the Rail Park’s planners are building an inclusive community space
Phase 1 of the Callowhill project will be completed in the next month, and more public engagement is on the way: "Our interest is in creating a park for all Philadelphians."
Oct. 20, 2017 12:30 pm
What makes public spaces ‘just’?
The Knight-funded Just Spaces audit project will help University City District assess who is using the spaces it manages, and who's being kept out.
Oct. 5, 2017 8:49 am
Through Monument Lab, a tribute to the Philadelphia poet
A recent Mural Arts event featured live performances and recollections of the city's lyrical past: "Poetry can and should be defined as a type of public art."
Jun. 30, 2017 1:05 pm
Fairmount Park Conservancy has a new head as of July 1: Jamie Gauthier
The nonprofit announced yesterday that Rick Magder would be leaving after only nine months at the helm. Here are some lessons from the shakeup.
May 15, 2017 11:09 am
4 Philly urbanists were just named Emerging City Champions
Run by nonprofit 8 80 Cities and funded by the Knight Foundation, the yearlong fellowship offers $5,000 to "implement an innovative project to enhance public spaces, mobility or civic engagement."
May 5, 2017 1:00 pm
Mural Arts’ Monument Lab is raising $50K to support its public programming
The citywide art project invites 21 local and international artists to imagine monuments for a modern Philadelphia.
Apr. 27, 2017 4:29 pm
The League of Creative Interventionists is coming to a public space near you
The group stages pop-up art "interventions" with the goal of connecting neighbors in new ways. Fellow Dave Ramsey discusses its Mother's Day event on "Around the Corner."
Apr. 24, 2017 12:55 pm
A peek into Visit Philly’s new virtual reality platform
Digital Content Director Kristina Jenkins is presenting a case study at Friday's Tech in the Commons bootcamp on augmented and virtual reality.