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Saturday, April 27 • 2:00pm - 5:00pm
A Stroll Down the Parkway: Philly History Through the Eyes of an Amateur

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The changing dynamic of the modern Philadelphia skyline is best exemplified in the neighborhood around the Friends Select School. Before 1987, there was a "Gentleman's Agreement" that no building stand higher than City Hall. Since then, skyscrapers have proliferated, joining the historic buildings below. Walk with us as we explore the unique landscape of Philadelphia and discuss its controversial story.


Speakers
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Brian Cohen

Teacher, NYC Department of Education
A nine-year teacher in the NYC Department of Education, Brian Cohen is an active community member, both secular and Jewish. He wants to shape the school system in the US to become one of the best in the world. He lived in Moishe House Philadelphia for two years, became co-chair of LimmudPhilly in 2011, and had continued in that role in 2012. Brian is an avid reader, thinker, traveler, and blogger and loves milkshakes and sweater vests.


Saturday April 27, 2013 2:00pm - 5:00pm
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