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Give a Gift, Get a Gift: 2020 Fund Drive Perks Are Here

December 28, 2020 | by Peter Woodall

Now more than ever, independent journalism needs the support of readers like you. DONATE to the Hidden City Daily annual fund drive to help us raise $30,000, (which will actually equal $50,000 since each donation up to $20K will be matched dollar for dollar). Click HERE, SCROLL DOWN to pick your perk–and give! 

Donate $25–Philly Postcards Sixpack 

Photographed by Hidden City’s Pete Woodall, each postcard says “Philly” in a different way. Please note: The image shown here is a compilation– you will receive separate postcards of each.


Donate $40–Antique Philly Postcard Six-Pack–Six different antique Philly postcards from HC’s stash.



NEW! Donate $50–Philly Matchbooks Poster
A treasure trove of history and graphic design!


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Donate $50-Philly Bar Signs Poster

Hidden City’s riff on the classic “Doors of New Orleans/Dublin/Boston, etc., etc.” Measures 18×24, printed on glossy, #100 weight poster stock. Addresses for each sign are listed at the bottom. 


Donate $50–Philly Ghost Signs Poster

Philly’s greatest ghost signs collected in one 18×24 inch poster.  Printed on glossy, 100 weight book stock. Addresses for each sign are listed at the bottom.



Donate $50–Philly Manhole Covers Poster

Interesting individually, fascinating in aggregate. Measures 18×24. Printed on glossy, 100 weight poster stock. 




NEW! Donate $75SEPTA Token Keychain.

Good for one fare in a pinch!




NEW! Donate $85SEPTA Token Earrings

Made in-house by Hidden City’s new jewelry division!


Donate $100–Hidden City tote bag

You may have a lot of them but few are as sturdy and capacious as this one. Screen printed in South Philly.



Donate $100–Manhole Cover Coasters

Incredibly accurate renderings of four familiar Philadelphia manhole covers etched in cork at NextFab.


Donate $200Philadelphia: Finding the Hidden City

Written by Hidden City Daily co-founders Nathaniel Popkin and Pete Woodall, and photographed by one of America’s most lauded architectural photographers, Joseph E.B. Elliott.  

About the Author

Peter Woodall Peter Woodall is the Project Director of Hidden City Philadelphia. He is a graduate of the UC Berkeley School of Journalism, and a former newspaper reporter with the Biloxi Sun Herald and the Sacramento Bee. He worked as a producer for Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane and wrote a column about neighborhood bars for

One Comment:

  1. marianna thomas says:

    Any Hidden City calendars available this year?

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