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2 edition of history of Philadelphia"s University City. found in the catalog.

history of Philadelphia"s University City.

Leon S. Rosenthal

history of Philadelphia"s University City.

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Published by Produced by the Print. Office of the University of Pennsylvania for the West Philadelphia Corp. in Philadelphia .
Written in English

  • Philadelphia (Pa.)
    • Subjects:
    • Philadelphia (Pa.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsWest Philadelphia Corporation.
      LC ClassificationsF158.68.W5 R6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination81 p.
      Number of Pages81
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5889733M
      LC Control Number63023435

        Philadelphia's Broad Street: South and North is the first photographic history devoted exclusively to Broad Street in its "gilded age." These vintage images provide a vivid reminder, if one is needed, of how dramatically the street has changed in the last one hundred : Arcadia Publishing SC.   GUEST ARTICLE: How short-term placemaking revitalized Philadelphia’s University City This Guest Article for REVITALIZATION was written by Nate Hommel and Alissa Weiss. University City District (UCD) is a special services district spanning square miles of commercial, institutional, and residential neighborhoods in West Philadelphia.

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The University of Pennsylvania had expanded as far north as Walnut Street bybut inPenn, Drexel University, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, and Presbyterian Hospital sought to create large-scale redevelopment in the area to eradicate blight and develop a "University City" neighborhood of residences and services for Country: United States.

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