Why does the Parkway look like it does?

How'd Philly end up with the picturesque but very pedestrian-unfriendly Ben Franklin Parkway? Penn prof David Brownlee will lead a discussion about the boulevard's storied history in the Oval beer garden at the first outdoor meeting of the group Civics on Tap. RESCHEDULED FOR 8/19 DUE TO RAIN.

Where: The Oval+ at 2451 Ben Franklin Pkwy. 19130

When: August 19, 2017 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

How much: Free


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