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Exploring Powelton, Inside & Out
August 30, 2014
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Hawthorne Hall, 3849 Lancaster Ave.
Adventurous/Intrepid Member w/ Coupon Code
Members (log-in for discount) – $15.00
Non-members – $20.00
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Powelton is an amazing neighborhood, and we'll be touring some of its most remarkable buildings. If you missed it during the Hidden City Festival, now is the time to, well, gape at
Concealed within this ornate apartment block is a small theater that was once home to several fraternal lodges and church congregations.Now its home to a stunning installation created by the artist collective Rabid Hands for the 2013 Hidden City Festival.
We'll also visit the
located almost next door and
, a church that has been converted into housing. We'll also take a walk and check out the
(once owned by Father Divine's Peace Mission Movement), the
(Albert Barnes's first factory)and
This two hour walking tour will be led by Rachel Hildebrandt, All-Star writer for the Hidden City Daily, M.A. in Historic Preservation from UPenn and now working at Partners for Sacred Places. Please make sure to wear comfortable shoes and bring a good hat and sunscreen!
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