• Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday.
      Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday.

South Street Bridge illumination preview

    • South Street Bridge illumination preview
      South Street Bridge illumination preview

I was recently informed by the Streets Department that we shouldn’t expect to see the South Street Bridge’s light towers illuminated until late summer. But today the electricians must have been testing the LED lighting, offering morning commuters a little preview. I was walking through Penn Park when I thought, the lanterns look especially green today. Next thing I knew, they were blue.


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About the author

Ashley Hahn, Editor, Eyes on the Street

Ashley writes and edits Eyes on the Street. She has a special interest in preservation, neighborhoods, and all things public – from policy to art. Ashley holds masters degrees in City and Regional Planning and Historic Preservation from PennDesign.

Ashley has lived in 12 zip codes that she can think of, including neighborhoods in Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, New York and Philadelphia. She is proud to call 19147 home. 

Find Ashley on twitter @ashleyjhahn.


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