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Crane Arts

Crane Arts

Part of the revitalization of the Fishtown section of Philadelphia, Crane Arts creates a forum for emerging and established artists to work and showcase their creations. The neighborhood itself, situated northeast of Center City, was named for its former role as the center of the shad fishing industry on the Delaware River. While historically Fishtown has been a working-class neighborhood, in recent years it has experienced a regentrification, with housing redevelopment and the opening of upscale art, entertainment and dining establishments.

Credit: Photo by M. Kennedy for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Arts & Culture, Neighborhoods & Towns

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