Art and Controversy in Philadelphia
Crossing to the Rocky Statue
Now you're going to cross the crosswalk in front of you, then make your way across the next immediate crosswalk. I'll meet you on the opposite pavement.
Come join an intrepid team of American investigative history street scourers as they voyage from one major American symbol to next: Liberty! Freedom! Prisons. Human rights abuses. Bad art. You think you know America? Well, wait til you see America.
This route explores the north central Philadelphia waterfront, focusing on what remains of this historic locale after the installation of Interstate I-95 in the 1970s, and relating (among other things) how early Quaker settlors lived in caves... More»