Flashback Friday

With the promise of Drexel’s partnership with Brandywine Realty Trust to improve the appearance of Market Street with the development of Schuylkill Yards, let’s remember a grittier time when the Market – Frankford elevated line ran down the center of Market, here at the intersection with 31st Street.  The Bulletin Building, completed in 1953, was not yet built in this image circa 1947. The elevated line came down in 1956:

LookingEastTowards31standMarket

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