Saturday, October 6th, 2018 | 9:45am - 12:00pm
Where We Will Meet
Meet at 5th and Race Streets at the small triangular park.
Where The Walk Will End
Meet in front of The Bourse at Independence Mall
About This Walk
We’re going to explore the Olde City area of Philadelphia beginning at the Ben Franklin Lightning Bolt. We’re going to take a quick walk up the Ben Franklin Bridge walkway to shoot a panorama of the Philadelphia Skyline, then walk through Franklin Square. We’ll then walk south into Independence Mall where we’ll have great views of Independence Hall which we’ll walk behind for more photo opportunities. Sauntering east, we’ll walk among historic buildings and gardens.
We’ll move northward up 3rd Street among City shops, and galleries. If time permits at Arch, we’ll go a quick couple of blocks past shops for an iconic look at the Ben Franklin Bridge from the street below, the continue back on Arch past more of the mix of 18th-21st century buildings back to Independence Mall ending at The Bourse. (The Bourse is scheduled to reopen in August. If it’s not open in time for our walk, you will be notified of a change in the end spot.)
If you have any questions or comments, be sure to ask. While I’ve never led a walk in the World Wide Photowalk before, I regular lead many wildlife and travel photowalks in the Philadelphia area and in much of New England and the Middle Atlantic States each year.
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