The City as an Organism of Transition

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Wednesday March 04

6:00 PM  –  8:00 PM

at the National Park Service Theater
Independence Visitor Center

599 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19106

It is easy to imagine that the bricks and mortar that we see now are nearly timeless. In fact, urban spaces are organic-- not only the trees and plants live and die but neighborhoods are always in transition. In this talk, Emma Lapsansky-Werner, Emeritus Professor of History at Haverford College, will explore some of the ways that the 1854 Consolidation, expanding the City of Philadelphia to become contiguous with Philadelphia County, both reflected and inaugurated dramatic convulsions in urban life.

$20 | General Admission

$15 | Alliance Member - sign in first (button in upper right) to automatically receive discount

$10 | College Student*

Free | High School Student*

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