Neighborhood Walking Tour Series

This event is no longer on sale.

Wednesday August 17

6:00 PM  –  8:00 PM

69th Street Historic District

Explore the historic 69th Street Shopping District in Upper Darby, a major retail center built at the terminus of the Market Street elevated primarily by real estate developer John McClatchy in the early 20th century. See such notable sites as the Moorish style McClatchy Building, the Romanesque 69th Street Terminal and the Classical Revival Tower Theater along with numerous Art Deco buildings; the most concentrated group of this style in the Philadelphia area.

Meet on the 69th Street bridge over Market Street/ West Chester Pike. 

In registering to attend this walking tour, you agreed to the following (Please note the updated changes as of April 20, 2022):

  • During tours, facemasks will be optional for all individuals including the tour guide
  • Facemasks may be required to enter buildings on certain tours. Please bring one with you in case it is needed 
  • Preservation Alliance walking tours utilize an audio system that transmits from a headset worn by the guide to earpieces worn by tour attendees. The equipment is thoroughly sanitized before and after each use. Tour attendees can also plug in their personal headsets or earbuds that use a standard headphone jack (Not compatible with Bluetooth or Apple earphones).

Space is limited. Advance registration required.

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