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From Proposal to Project: Philadelphia’s Parkway, 1884–1937
Now through Sun, November 5, 2017 5:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library
Highlighting materials from the Library’s Map Collection, this exhibition delves into the complicated history of the Parkway’s initial proposal, its iterations of building plans, and its triumphant renaming. Learn about the inspiration and reasons for its development, the groups and people who advocated for it, and the designers that played an instrumental part in making the Parkway what it is today. Come learn about the Parkway’s past during the critical years of 1884 to 1937.