The City Beautiful movement established a principal of "metropolitan improvement through factory removal and the construction of highway connections between downtown and the suburbs," which mid-century planners incorporated into their own urban renewal programs As manufacturing Bush Hill was transformed into the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, factories, working-class social institutions, and hundreds of workers' homes were removed to make way for a broad avenue lined with museums and other cultural institutions.
The center of industrial education and innovation, the Franklin Institute, became a museum.
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Adolph Ochs became proprietor and editor of the Times in In the following year he purchased the Philadelphia Public Ledger and merged the Times into his new acquisition. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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