Part of the plans for Philadelphia's iconic Rocky Stairs. (credit: CBS3)

EXCLUSIVE: Architect Frank Gehry Speaks About Plans For Changes To Famous ‘Rocky Steps’

Today, Museum leadership and a world renowned architect unveiled for the public a master plan to upgrade the interior, create extensive new gallery space, and re-imagine the exterior steps that “Rocky” made famous.


(credit: Brad Segall)

Local Museum Exhibit Pays Tribute To One Of America’s Most Iconic Highways

The exhibit is on display at the Mercer Museum in Doylestown until late August.


(The former Sears retail store on Admiral Wilson Blvd.   Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Campbell’s Soup Has Plans For Old Sears Building

The old Sears Building along the Admiral Wilson Boulevard is nothing more than rubble now as Campbell Soup Company moves forward with plans to develop an office park adjacent to its corporate headquarters in Camden. But what to do in the meantime?


Hillary Jay, co-founder of DesignPhiladelphia. (Credit: Hillary Jay)

‘DesignPhiladelphia’ Kicks Off This Week

DesignPhiladelphia takes place October 10th through the 18th, with a kickoff benefit party on the 9th.



Study: Some College Degrees Offer Greater Risk Of Unemployment

One study has found that college is worth it, but not all degrees are created equal.



Philadelphia Ranks 11th On List Of American Cities With Most Energy Efficient Buildings

New rankings show that Philadelphia’s quest to go green is headed in the right direction.


(Credit: Bryce Gibson)

Guide To DesignPhiladelphia 2012

This October, check out Philly’s vibrant design scene at the aptly-named DesignPhiladelphia, featuring five days of workshops, conferences, installations, exhibits and more.


(Guild House, at 7th and Spring Garden Streets in Philadelphia, with its distinctive oversized sign, designed by Robert Venturi.  File photo)

Famed Philadelphia Architect Robert Venturi, 87, Announces Retirement

There’s a change in Philadelphia architecture.


This storied building has a long and nearly tragic history. (Credit:

Philadelphia’s Famous Architecture And Architects

Did you know that Philadelphia was home to the first row house in the United States as well as the country’s first modern skyscraper? In fact, Philadelphia is a hub of architectural firsts, famous architects and even more famous buildings.