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Assessing the Value of $300 Million on Reviving a Neighborhood

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In 2000, areas like the 100 block of West Berks Street in Strawberry Mansion, north of Girard Avenue near the …

Philadelphia

This Tiny House Comes Shipped to You in a Box

And then you can even pack it up again, if you've got the travel bug.

If you've got perpetual wanderlust, the POD-iDladla could be your perfect home. Designed by South African architect Clara da Cruz Almeida, this simple, portable house packs up into a 24-square-meter "pod" and ships from place to …

Tiny House Movement

Inside the Secret World of Russia’s Cold War Mapmakers

The Soviet military mapped the entire world, but few have seen the actual, physical maps—until now.The post Inside the Secret World of Russia’s Cold …

Maps

On Tap: Fresh & Locally Sourced (Pop-Up Activity)

July 18, 2015 10:00AM – 12:00PM
What goes into a simple glass of water? How much does it really cost? Where does it come from?Discover for yourself at …

Pedestrian-Friendly Upgrades Abound on East Passyunk Avenue | Property

Alternative 1 design | Image courtesy of Passyunk Avenue Revitalization Corporation

“This intersection is a pedestrian nightmare,” Sam Sherman …

Intersection

Escape Traveler

Able to be hauled with most standard pickups, the Escape Traveler lets you take sophisticated accommodations with you wherever you go. Designed by …

Bathrooms

31 Genius Ways To Organize Your Tiny Kitchen

Many of us don’t have the luxury of own big homes with spacious kitchens. But that doesn’t mean you’re tiny kitchen is lacking in anything, with a …

Kitchens

It’s Only 160 Square Feet But The Inside Is Mind-Blowing!

This shipping container home by the Costa Rican firm, Cubica is only 160 square feet.

Yet, it can sleep up to four people and is available as a rental …

Longwood Gardens’ ‘Nightscape’ is trippy as hell

It’s dark. We’re waiting inside the glass-paned Palm House at Longwood Gardens, leaning over the railing of the walkway that wraps around a display of …

Breuer Cabin

Made up of castaway materials from several other projects, the Breuer Cabin by Lundberg Design is nothing short of a masterpiece in forest-getaway …

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Fence Being Built Around Center City for Pope's Visit: Sources

Philadelphia officials plan to construct an 8-foot tall fence to enclose a more than 4 mile stretch of Center City for Pope Francis' visit in …

Pope Francis

Black Stick Shelving System

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Steel

Step Inside the Debonair Wood Interiors of this Italian Escape

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We've noticed something of a vogue for gorgeous wood-lined interiors and this gorgeous Italian pad follows suit. Designed by …

Interior Design

A House Designed For A Small Plot On The Outskirts Of Munich

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Urbanism

What’s Inside Fireworks: Glitter, Starch, and Gunpowder

Along with burgers, brats, and BBQ, fireworks are a Fourth of July staple in the US. And they always have been. Founding father John Adams wanted …

July 4th

12 Homes with Curved Ceilings and Walls

Architecture

6 Ways to Save Money at the Grocery Store

6 Ways to Save Money at the Grocery StoreIt seems like the hardest place to try and save money is the grocery store. Prices keep going up and as your …

Money

Five things to check out this July First Friday in Philly

Phantom Hand is a “loose collective” of young Philly illustrators. For First Friday, its members make up LMNL’s first group show. “Small Talk,” as …

Art

Spotted: A poolside pop-up in Francisville

Built-in wooden deck loungers and palm trees overlook clear blue water, and patio sets grace the lawn. These are not the view of amenities at a …

Biking Is On the Rise Again in Philly

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Yo, bikers: Our legions are yet again increasing, according to a newly released study by the Bicycle Coalition of Greater …

Philadelphia

Making Downtowns What They Used to Be

An old photo of Broadway in New York City. (iryna1)Vibrant centers are work environments that also offer places to live, shop, dine, play, convene, …

Urban Design

Pennsylvania's population becoming older, more diverse — Keystone Crossroads

Pennsylvania's older and minority populations continue to grow, according to a new report released by Penn State Date Center.

The number of …

Roxborough/Manayunk: Younger Population Can Make Positive Impact

Friday evenings in Manayunk often consist of recent college graduates preparing for a night out on Main Street. This has become the norm for the …

Philadelphia

City Hall: A Look at the First Protected Bike Lane with Byko and the Coalition

The Philadelphia Streets Department announced plans to allocate funding for the city’s first protected bike lane to be built along Ryan Avenue, …

Best Airlines to Fly International Premium EconomyThe Points Guy

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TripLit is a unique portable Organic LED lamp for active living. TripLit uses Organic LED (OLED) technology. TripLit is eco-conscious, safe and highly effi

TripLit is a unique portable Organic LED lamp for active living. TripLit uses Organic LED (OLED) technology. TripLit is eco-conscious, safe and …

Energy

Sprite Portable Drone

Tall and slender instead of wide and flat, the Sprite Portable Drone resembles a flying Pringles can more than a mutant insect. But it's that design …

Drones

A-Frame Re-Think

With a cracked foundation, a leaky roof, and a dark, gloomy layout, many may have thought it not worth saving. But we're glad someone did. The …

Bromley