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ISBN-13: 9781609495435
Publisher: History Press, The
Publication date: 11/20/2012
Pages: 184
Sales rank: 1,336,851
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Lawrence O'Toole is a design director and entrepreneur with more than 15 years of experience in branding, print and digital design. Born and raised in Philadelphia, he received a degree in Graphic Design from the Nesbitt College of Design Arts at Drexel University. Post graduation, he worked as an art director at various companies in the Philadelphia area, before co-founding his own agency in 2005. He now resides in New York City. Frank Jump is an acclaimed photographer and urban documentarian. He is the author of Fading Ads of New York, " (The History Press, 2011). Stephen Powers made his mark as a Philadelphia graffiti artist."

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements 9

Foreword Stephen Powers 11

Foreword John Langdon 13

Foreword Frank H. Jump 17

Preface 21

Introduction: A Brief History 25

Olde City 29

Center City 57

Callowhill 75

The Northern Liberties 91

The River Wards 107

Kensington and North Philly 121

South Philly 145

West Philly and Manayunk 159

Epilogue 171

Bibliography 173

About the Author 179

For Further Exploration 181

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