Rittenhouse Square: People-watching and walking

Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 12:30pm WALK LEADER: Katrina Johnston-ZimmermanMEETING PLACE: Fountain near the center of Rittenhouse SquareFree. All are welcome. Rain or shine. "Observing is understanding" as they say, and on this walk we will all take part in the observation of our fellow human beings in the perfect people-watching environment of Rittenhouse Square. … Continue reading Rittenhouse Square: People-watching and walking

Norristown: History and Change in a River Borough

Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 1pm WALK LEADERS: Barry Jeffries, ASLA, Montgomery County Planning Commission & Doug Seiler, AIA, Principal, Seiler + Drury ArchitectureMEETING PLACE: SEPTA Norristown Transportation Center (Lafayette & Swede St.) meet at the escalators to the rail platformFree. All are welcome. Rain or shine. Explore the oldest of the four Philadelphia suburban … Continue reading Norristown: History and Change in a River Borough

Pedestrian safety infrastructure on Frankford Avenue

Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 11am WALK LEADERS: James Gitto, 5th Square Member / neighborhood advocate, and Chloe Finigan, coordinator Feet First PhillyMEETING PLACE: Outside Amalgam Comics and Coffeehouse (2578 Frankford Ave, at Huntingdon St)Free. Rain or shine. All are welcome. Join James Gitto, 5th Square member & neighborhood advocate, and Chloe Finigan of Feet … Continue reading Pedestrian safety infrastructure on Frankford Avenue

Black History Walk: The Seventh Ward

Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 10:45am WALK LEADER: Kalela Williams, of Free Library Division of Cultural and Civic EngagementMEETING PLACE: Seger Recreation Center, 1020 Lombard Street Free. All are welcome. Rain or shine. Discover the places and people of Philadelphia's historically black Seventh Ward, brought to life through images, as well as their own words … Continue reading Black History Walk: The Seventh Ward

The Penn Campus and Its Perimeter: Old and New Architecture

Friday, May 3, 2019 - 10:30AM WALK LEADER: David Hollenberg, Penn Facilities and Real Estate Services (Former University Architect, adjunct professor in PennDesign Historic Preservation Program)MEETING PLACE: 40th and Locust Streets - west entrance to campus. David will be in a black tee shirt.Free. Rain or shine. All are welcome. This walk will proceed through … Continue reading The Penn Campus and Its Perimeter: Old and New Architecture