Not even in 1752, when Benjamin Franklin flew his famous kite on the banks of the Schuylkill River
, and captured the first CANNED LIGHTNING, was there any definite knowledge of electrical energy.
Schuylkill Yards is a 14-acre redevelopment of underutilized sites located between Center City and University City along the banks of the Schuylkill River
. Schuylkill Yards is within a twenty minute walk of academic, cultural, medical, municipal, open space and business resources, all centered on Philadelphias 30th Street Station.
* Schuylkill River
Trail meanders along some 30 miles of the Schuylkill river
, and is a favourite of bicyclists, walkers, runners and families.
Those that arrived safely found that the only accommodation available to them were caves besides the Schuylkill River
While more than half of the jobs added in Philadelphia between 2010 and 2015 were in the city's downtown and in University City--an area directly across the Schuylkill River
from Center City and home to the University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University campuses--39% of city residents are reverse commuters to jobs in the suburbs.
I was walking on the people path along the Schuylkill River
in Philadelphia's famous Fairmount Park, among the blushing cherry blossom trees and the sun flashing off the river like diamonds, when I saw a man with his dog crouched behind a bush, eyeing a gaggle of geese munching on the grass.
Along the way you will see the Schuylkill River
, Boat House Row, the seaports in Baltimore, a view of our nation's capital, and the famous steps that Rocky Balboa used in Philadelphia.
long bicycle and pedestrian trail structure spans the Schuylkill River
in Valley Forge National Historical Park, near Philadelphia.
SPLENDID (From top) Downtown Philadelphia, Rocky Balboa statue and the Schuylkill River
Herron while towing a scow on the Schuylkill River
An integrated water feature is shaped like the nearby Schuylkill River
"I started skipping rocks in the Schuylkill River
over there when I was 12 years old," said Stallone, who lived Philly as a teen.