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1. Northern Liberties<br /> 2. Transportation<br /> 3. I-95<br />Established in Philadelphia in 1967<br />Runs through Northern Liberties<br…
  • 1. Northern Liberties<br />
  • 2. Transportation<br />
  • 3. I-95<br />Established in Philadelphia in 1967<br />Runs through Northern Liberties<br />Cuts off some of Northern Liberties<br />Area cut off know as Forgotten Triangle<br />Separates from rest of Philadelphia <br />
  • 4. Spring Garden Station<br />Created in 1977<br />Replaced Fairmount Station<br />Was created to integrate with I-95<br />Rises in the median of I-95 <br />
  • 5. Other Forms of Transportation<br />Many Bus Routes run through<br />Also several Trolley Lines<br />
  • 6. Other Forms (Cont’d)<br />Bikes <br />Cars (using new parking sys)<br />
  • 7. Important Places<br />
  • 8. North Bowl<br />Opened in July 2006<br />Very popular area in Northern Liberties<br />Very Overpriced<br />Besides bowling there is an arcade<br />
  • 9. North Bowl Pictures<br />
  • 10. North Bowl Pictures (Cont’d)<br />
  • 11. Rustica<br /><ul><li>Rustica is a local pizza place
  • 12. Is another expensive aspect of Northern Liberties
  • 13. The Pizza is very good though</li></li></ul><li>Schmidt’s Piazza<br />Bart Blatstein Project<br />Began with purchase of Schmidt’s Brewery<br />Supposed to be a public space<br />Has gotten mostly positive reviews<br />Has apartments and small stores<br />Also has a large television<br />
  • 14. The Fire<br />Began as part of Philadelphia Bar and Grill<br />Is described as “original music venue”<br />Has shows and weekly open mike night<br />Is another important hang out spot<br />
  • 15. Ramonita G. De Rodriguez Library<br />Main Library in Northern Liberties<br />Opened in 1968 as Girard Ave Library<br />Renamed in 1977 to honor Ramonita Rodriguez<br />
  • 16. Mid Atlantic Social Security Center<br />Provides monthly retirement and disability benefits<br />Not allowed to take pictures on their property<br />Will be chased off and have camera taken <br />
  • 17. OTHER FACTS<br />
  • 18. Murals and Art<br />They are a large part of Northern Liberties<br />They were in every part of the neighborhood<br />Adds color to areas that are run down<br />
  • 19. Blight vs. Urban Revitalization<br />
  • 20. Blight vs Urban Revitalization (Cont’d)<br />There are many new houses/apartments<br />There are also abandoned houses & lots<br />Northern Liberties is a work in progress<br />Needs more progress in many areas<br />
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