Preservation

Cherubs Watching

September 6, 2011 | by Kim Miller

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

 

This transit terminal at 33rd & Dauphin Streets was built in 1905, a gateway between the Strawberry Mansion neighborhood and Fairmount Park. In 2007 SEPTA secured permission from the City Planning Commission to demolish the terminal and replace it with a modern facility (the project doesn’t appear in the 2012 SEPTA capital budget). Now four years on, the cherubs are still keeping watch over Dauphin Street.


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Kim Miller Kim Miller was raised in Darby in the 60's and 70's. Took the #11 Trolley in those days. Traveled the globe. No other place felt like home. Now happily a Mt. Airy-ite!

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