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Dilworth Plaza

Philadelphia Wedding

You’ll Barely Recognize Dilworth Plaza in this Fun Fusion Wedding

Here at PW, we love a classic, minimalist wedding, but we’re also always invigorated by a celebration full of color and vivacity. Take a look […]

the LOVE sculpture in Dilworth Park
City Life

Go See the LOVE Sculpture Now Before It Disappears for Restoration

With LOVE Park closing for renovations in February, the LOVE sculpture was moved from the place officially known as JFK Plaza to Dilworth Park. It’s […]


We Live in Amazing Times: In NYC, “Looie” Offers Access to Pristine Bathrooms … for $25 a Month

Ever since the City Toilet on the north end of Dilworth Plaza died a quiet death in 2007, Philadelphians have been on their own when […]


Architype: Civic Studies

I guess “romping” is the word for what children were doing on the first day I visited the revamped Dilworth Plaza. Maybe “gamboling.” “Frolicking”? Some […]

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OK, So Not Everybody Hates Dilworth Park

On Monday, we ran an article citing some objections to City Hall’s new Dilworth Park, most notably from Philadelphia Inquirer architecture critic Inga Saffron and […]

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Everybody Hates Dilworth Park [UPDATED]

UPDATE 9/9/2014: OK, OK. So not everybody hates Dilworth Park. ORIGINAL: Well, the redesign of City Hall’s Dilworth Plaza debuted last week as the $55 […]


Here’s What People Are Saying About Dilworth Plaza

As you surely know by now, Dilworth Plaza turned into Dilworth Park yesterday. Every media outlet in town turned up for the party, and while […]

Things to Do

6 Things to Do in Philly This Week: Dilworth Park Grand Opening, Improv Comedy, Live Music, And More


Futuristic Dilworth Plaza Renderings to Become Real Very Soon

For a Philadelphia space that was established by William Penn as the center of the city, Dilworth Plaza’s new incarnation — at least as seen […]

City Life

Dilworth Plaza to Reopen With 3 Days of Celebrations, Jose Garces

The newly renovated and re-christened Dilworth Park will re-open September 4th with three days of celebrations to inaugurate the $55 million makeover of the once-drab […]

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Dilworth Plaza Will Re-Open in September

Dilworth Plaza — once an ugly, gray expanse of concrete that was as miserable a piece of urban public-space design as any in Philadelphia — […]

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Dilworth Plaza Could Re-Open Next Fall

NewsWorks reports: “The area on the West Side of Philadelphia City Hall will remain under construction for at least 10 more months.  Renovations to Dilworth […]

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Occupy Philadelphia Is Suing the City

26 protestors affiliated with Occupy Wall Street have sued the city, claiming that when they were kicked off Dilworth Plaza in 2011, their freedom of […]