006-3-3 Spring Garden Street, around 1923

September 18, 2014 | by Harry Kyriakodis

Creation of lower Spring Garden Street around 1923, looking east from Fourth Street, showing building demolition. In the far distance is the Frankford Elevated and the Philadelphia Warehousing and Cold Storage building. From Annual Message of W. Freeland Kendrick, Mayor of Philadelphia (1926).

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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.

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