Thursday, March 26, 2009

Philly Is Doin' Just Fine (Part III)

The Ottawa Citizen ran an article yesterday titled "What a great city looks like" featuring Philadelphia:

If you think that the cities are failing in bankrupt America, if you think that they are emptying their libraries, darkening their theatres, closing their galleries and shuttering their museums, come to Philadelphia. . . .

This has always been a city of superlatives (the first capital, the first zoo, the first bank, the first university) in the republic of superlatives. It hasn't lost its ambition. Indeed, there is so much new and innovative here that you could wonder if there is a recession at all.

Read the full article here.

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