Benjamin Franklin Parkway Architecture Walking Tour TODAY(Aug17) @ 6PM!
Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia presents:
August 17, Wed. 6pm Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Meet at Fairmount Park Welcome Center, 16th & JFK Blvd
This grand boulevard, named after Philadelphia's most famous citizen, is Philadelphia's early 20th century contribution to this nation's City Beautiful Movement and connects the downtown to Fairmount Park, fulfilling William Penn's vision of a "greene countrie towne." View the grand neoclassical structures that house this city's cultural, educational and commercial institutions and hear about plans for the new home of the renowned Barnes Foundation on Philadelphia's version of the Champs de L'Elysees.
Tours run rain or shine.
Reservations are not taken for tours, unless otherwise indicated. Go to the designated tour meeting place and pay your tour guide (cash or check payable to Preservation Alliance).
$10 Adults; $8 Students; Free children 10 and under, accompanied by adult, $5 Preservation Alliance Members (Please show your member card or student ID)
For more information and a full schedule of tours visit
Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia
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