Thank you to our three dozen walk leaders for sharing your expertise and enthusiasm so generously. Thank you to the hundreds of walk participants for bringing out your curiosity and experiences. You made Philadelphia magic this weekend!
THIS WALK HAS BEEN CANCELLED Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 1pm WALK LEADERS: Stephanie Michel and Gabriella Nolan The North 5th Street Revitalization ProjectMEETING PLACE: Ribs R' Us (4912 N 5th St), near the Route 47 bus stop. Look for the balloons.Free. All are welcome. Rain or shine. Join us!! Come explore the southern half … Continue reading Explora la Calle Cinco Norte / Explore North 5th St.
Friday, May 3, 2019 - 4pm WALK LEADER: Ken Finkel, Temple University History DepartmentMEETING PLACE: Meet at 20th and Federal Streets, across from the police/fire station. Free. All are welcome. Rain or shine. South Philadelphia erupted in riots after Adella Bond moved into 2936 Ellsworth Street in late July, 1918. Historians know relatively little about … Continue reading Sidewalk History: 1918 South Philadelphia Race Riot
Friday, May 3, 2019 - 11:30am WALK LEADER: Ashley Hahn, Jane's Walk PhiladelphiaMEETING SPOT: Dilworth Park (west side of City Hall) - between the glass subway entrances. I'll be wearing orange.Free. All are welcome. Rain or shine. Take a midday break with a walk through three adjacent public spaces in the heart of Center City … Continue reading Senses of LOVE, PAINe, and dilWORTH
Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 10:30am WALK LEADER: Bradley Maule, Go Mt. AiryMEETING PLACE: High Point Cafe at Allens Lane Station (7210 Cresheim Road). I'll be the guy with the long hair, big beard, and Jane Jacobs pins.Free. Public. Rain or shine. It's the 49th annual Mt. Airy Day—and it's Preservation Month! We will walk … Continue reading 5th Annual Mt. Airy Day Jane’s Walk
Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 3pm WALK LEADERS: Dana Rice, Eli Storch, and Verónica Ayala Flores -- Design Advocacy Group of PhiladelphiaMEETING PLACE: 38th and Lancaster - at former octagonal bank building in the triangleFree. Public. Rain or shine. How does the history of Lancaster Ave inform its future? We will be exploring the history and places that have become … Continue reading Looking for Lancaster!
Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 10am WALK LEADER: Marco Federico, Materials Conservation MEETING PLACE: Old Swede's Churchyard (look for Marco in a red hat)Free. All are welcome. Rain or Shine. Explore 3 historic churchyards of Queen Village and Society Hill - Gloria Dei (Old Swedes') Episcopal Church, St. Peter's Episcopal Church, and Old Pine St … Continue reading 3 Churchyards, Many Conversations
Saturday, May 4, 2019 - Noon WALK LEADER: Sarah Yeung, Philadelphia Chinatown Development CorporationMEETING PLACE: 10th Street Plaza - intersection of 10th and Vine Streets (over the Vine Street Expressway)Free. All are welcome. Rain or shine. Chinatown's story of survival is ongoing, and interconnected with the future of the City of Philadelphia. As we walk … Continue reading Chinatown: Race, Protest and the Built Environment
Friday, May 3, 2019 - 6pm WALK LEADER: Tony Croasdale , Philadelphia Parks & RecreationMEETING PLACE: Cobbs Creek Community Environmental Center (700 Cobbs Creek Parkway)Free. All are welcome. Rain or shine. This walk coincides with peak songbird migration and is a good time for spring wildflowers. We will walk through the forest, meadow, and wetland … Continue reading Cobbs Creek Nature
Friday, May 3, 2019 - 3:30pm WALK LEADER: Francesca Russello Ammon, University of Pennsylvania Weitzman School of DesignMEETING PLACE: Entrance to Bingham Court - at intersection of Locust Street and S 4th Street.Free. All are welcome. Rain or shine. Today, Society Hill is a historic district recognized on both local and national historic registers. But … Continue reading Society Hill: Urban Renewal and Restoration