Monthly Archives: November 2007

The Olmsted Brothers’ Artificial Nature: South Philadelphia’s League Island (F.D.R) Park

  When author Christopher Morley sauntered around “the Neck” one hot summer evening in the early 20th century, to his surprise he found Philadelphians living an almost rural existence amid the marshes, ash heaps and junk yards. But Morley saw that the boggy land where the Delaware met the Schuylkill – “the canal country of […]
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