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Philly Free Streets

Philly Free Streets

The vehicle-free event inspired by city street closures during Pope Francis’ 2015transformed3.5 miles, from 3rdand Chestnut Streets in the Historic District to 5thand Indiana in El Centro De Oro, so that pedestrians, cyclists and more couldstroll down the middle of typically busy blocks, stopping along the way to enjoy shopping, pop-up arts and cultural activities.

Credit: Photo by J. Fusco for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Events, Fall, Family, Historic District, Outdoors, Shopping

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