What are Cobblestones?

If you’ve ever wondered why your car trembled like it was scared while driving down Germantown Avenue, there’s one answer: The combination of the trolley track and cobblestones. So you know what a trolley track […]

North Philadelphia

North Philadelphia: Through Their Eyes

I provided Skyler and Christina with disposable cameras to capture images of their neighborhoods. The purpose of this activity was for them to portray the most significant aspects of their lives. Skyler Baker A self-proclaimed […]


Fishtown and its Parks

Catherine Whalen’s day begins like many young, single mothers. Her alarm clock pierces the calm of the Fishtown morning at 6 a.m., leaving her just enough time to get her two children out of bed, […]