3 DE AVE Market House, 1900

March 5, 2012 | by Harry Kyriakodis

A late 1800s view of the wooden arch cover over Water Street at Dock Street.

About the Author

Harry Kyriakodis Harry Kyriakodis, author of Philadelphia's Lost Waterfront (2011), Northern Liberties: The Story of a Philadelphia River Ward (2012) and The Benjamin Franklin Parkway (2014), regularly gives walking tours and presentations on unique yet unappreciated parts of the city. A founding/certified member of the Association of Philadelphia Tour Guides, he is a graduate of La Salle University and Temple University School of Law, and was once an officer in the U.S. Army Field Artillery. He has collected what is likely the largest private collection of books about the City of Brotherly Love: over 2700 titles new and old.

One Comment:

  1. Carl says:

    I have a property on the 300 block of north water st. Thru my property wall, I have unearthed my portion of the tunnel that runs under n front st sidewalk,its in excellent condition and i am restoring it. I hav heard different stories abt its origin and purpose. I would like know its history.

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