DOR Parcel Explorer - Parcel Maps
The Department of Records Parcel Explorer web application is now available to provide property data to the Real Estate Community. The application enables users to enter an address or registry map number and view vital parcel records information including scanned versions of the paper-based registry maps. Other features include the ability to measure parcels and lines; add annotation to the maps; display a printable copy, as well as condominium information and parcel history.
The city's archive contains over 50,000 photo records with more than 20,000 scanned records. All archive photos may be searched by keyword and date. Archive photos which have been assigned a geographic location are searchable by proximity to an Address, Intersection, Placename, or Neighborhood.

Emergency Preparedness and Response Plan
We have created this site to educate our users as to how Philadelphia will respond to the threat of terrorism, chemical, biological warfare, fires and other natural disasters. This site will be an ever-growing resource of information for the residents and visitors of the City of Philadelphia.

Emergency Preparedness and Response Plan Gets Top Website Award from MuniNet
In its sixth year of recognizing outstanding Web sites, MuniNet Guide & Review selected Philadelphia as one of its "Top Picks" among government Web sites in the country.


A free, on-line service from the National Council on the Aging that helps older Americans identify state and federal assistance programs that can help improve their quality of life. This confidential service contains a simple, straightforward questionnaire that takes no longer than 15 minutes to complete. Within minutes, seniors can get a report detailing the many programs and services for which they may qualify.

Seniors Benefits Checkup

Philadelphia┬┤s neighborhood agenda is clear:  to make every neighborhood clean, safe, economically viable, and a decent place to raise our children.   Brought to you by Neighborhoods Online, our new Neighborhoods site features links to the resources and contacts you need in order to help keep your block clean and your streets safe, no matter which one of Philadelphia┬┤s  richly diverse neighborhoods you call home.

Philly Neighborhoods

Free Library Homework Help
Is homework getting you down? The Free Library of Philadelphia’s Web site features many resources to help parents and students with homework challenges. You’ll find books and Web links with tips for success and information on specific topics. For tough problems, you can even work with an online tutor.

Office of the Sheriff
Mortgage Foreclosure listings for Philadelphia. This site helps make the Philadelphia Sheriff's office more accessible to you.

Office of the Sheriff

Event Calendar Search
Whether you're making plans months, days or moments in advance, the calendar will assist you in finding just what you're looking for and more, in Philadelphia. You can also sign up for 1/2 price tickets that will allow you to save money on your entertainment plans.

Calendar of Events

Mural Arts Program
Since its inception in 1984, the Mural Arts Program has completed more murals than any other public art program in the nation - more than 2,100 indoor and outdoor murals throughout Philadelphia. This effort has brought art to the cityscape, turning graffiti-scarred walls into scenic views, portraits of community heroes, and abstract creations. Visit the on-line gallery. Public and private mural tours are available for groups and individuals.

Peace Wall (detail)