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Product Description: Philadelphia is not only the birthplace of America but also the birthplace of America's consumer culture. From the Civil War until Vietnam, Philadelphia's thriving middle class made the city a mercantile mecca, home to some of America's largest and most innovative department and specialty stores...read more

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9780738592138 | Arcadia Pub, February 27, 2012, cover price $21.99 | About this edition: Philadelphia is not only the birthplace of America but also the birthplace of America's consumer culture.

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Product Description: During the Gilded Age, Rittenhouse Square was home to Philadelphia’s high society, with more millionaires per square foot than any other American neighborhood except New York’s Fifth Avenue. Established by William Penn in 1682 as the South-West Square and renamed after astronomer David Rittenhouse in 1825, Rittenhouse Square and its environs changed from an isolated district of brickyards and workers’ shanties into the city’s most elegant and elite neighborhood between 1845 and 1865...read more

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9780738557434 | Arcadia Pub, June 25, 2008, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: During the Gilded Age, Rittenhouse Square was home to Philadelphia’s high society, with more millionaires per square foot than any other American neighborhood except New York’s Fifth Avenue.

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Product Description: How does a landmark become, after just a few generations, a landfill?  In Forgotten Philadelphia, Thomas Keels takes the reader through a lavishly illustrated journey through three centuries of Philadelphia's architecture: what was built, how the public perceived the value of certain buildings, and why those buildings were eventually demolished...read more

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9781592135066 | Temple Univ Pr, September 28, 2007, cover price $44.50 | About this edition: How does a landmark become, after just a few generations, a landfill?

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Product Description: Philadelphia, the birthplace of America, is the final resting place of some of the nation's greatest citizens. The burial grounds of Christ Church hold the remains of Benjamin Franklin and six other signers of the Declaration of Independence...read more

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9780738512297 | Arcadia Pub, August 1, 2003, cover price $21.99 | About this edition: Philadelphia, the birthplace of America, is the final resting place of some of the nation's greatest citizens.

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Product Description: Chestnut Hill, in northwest Philadelphia, is one of America's most beautiful urban villages thanks to the fusion of a magnificent physical setting, notable architecture, historic preservation, and careful planning. During the Colonial period, Chestnut Hill was a rough-hewn village of farmers and millers...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780738510613 | Arcadia Pub, August 1, 2002, cover price $21.99 | About this edition: Chestnut Hill, in northwest Philadelphia, is one of America's most beautiful urban villages thanks to the fusion of a magnificent physical setting, notable architecture, historic preservation, and careful planning.

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