Changing Skyline: In play: The soul of the city's center

Posted on Friday, Feb 11, 2011
For much of the last half-century, anyone who passed through Philadelphia's civic heart had to traverse at least one of three inhospitable islands encircling City Hall. The trio of granite-paved plazas - Dilworth, Municipal Services and JFK - were an unfortunate legacy of the 1960s, a time when such grandiose spaces were built as pedestals for buildings, rather than parks for people.
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