Philadelphia: Benjamin Franklin Parkway Comes to Life

  Philadelphia’s nearly century-old Benjamin Franklin Parkway is something of a late bloomer. Modeled on Paris’ Champs-Elysees, the wide, tree-lined boulevard breaks up Philly’s 18th century grid of narrow streets to cut a dramatic diagonal linking City Hall and the downtown with the Philadelphia Museum of Art and Fairmount Park. Along this spine are some […]