Downtown Philadelphia (4)

We walked from the Museum along the river Schuykill, looking east towards the Philadelphia skyline, now dominated by Norman Foster’s elegant new skyscraper for Comcast:-

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Across to the 30th. Street Station, a monument to the great age of the railroad, begun in 1927 and opened in 1933:-

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And down to the grand area of nineteenth-century housing down 23rd. Street, round Fitler Square and Spruce Street:-

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