Sam Crowe on October 30th, 2011

The charrette ended on Friday and the next chapter of my adventure began. I stood on the corner of Broad and Pine for about thirty minutes (the humanity that passes a busy street corner of a huge city is quite interesting to one who spends most of his time in a small room in front […]

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Sam Crowe on October 23rd, 2011

Philadelphia is a city of firsts. They opened the first zoo in the country a couples of months before Cincinnati. The Academy of Natural Sciences was founded in 1812 and was hosting visitors by 1828. “The first drudgery of settling new colonies is now pretty well over,” wrote Benjamin Franklin in 1743, “and there are […]

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