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  • As the role of the Free Library shifts in our increasingly digitized and online world, Eyes on the Street wonders what will come of the Central Branch’s Special Collections—which “help make the Free Library a world-class public institution,” the piece opines. Yet as auction houses seek to appraise the contents of these storied collections, many wonder if making the library’s prints and maps a larger focus could revitalize this, yet another of the Parkway’s cultural nodes.
  • The University City Review was on hand for last Monday night’s public meeting on Lancaster Avenue, where members of the community bemoaned a relative lack of police presence in the area. Yet the main focus of the meeting appeared to be the urgings to improvement the many neighborhoods that run along West Philly’s Market and Lancaster corridors.
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Stephen Currall recently received his BA in history from Arcadia University. Before beginning doctoral studies, he is pursuing his interest in local history, specifically just how Philadelphians engage their vibrant past. Besides skimming through 18th century letters, Steve is also interested in music and travel.

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