Art and Controversy in Philadelphia
We're going to make our way over to the Free Library, the large building with the columns, to your left.
At the Vine Street sign, cross at the crosswalk to your left and continue walking straight
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»