The Possible City: Exercises in Dreaming Philadelphia (Paperback)

Exercises in Dreaming Philadelphia

By Nathaniel Popkin

Camino Books, 9781933822181, 119pp.

Publication Date: September 12, 2008



Without revolution, industry, or influence," says author Nathaniel Popkin, "Philadelphia lives on by invention." Here, in the loving hand of the city planner-turned-writer, is the architecture of Philadelphia's current re-invention: its beguiling founding ideals, the physical ruins of its might, and the search, amidst rowhouse streets, for elevation, for an open city that delights, inspires, and performs.