The history of Philadelphia’s morgues

     The Philadelphia City Morgue at 13th and Wood Streets (Image via PlanPhilly)

    The Philadelphia City Morgue at 13th and Wood Streets (Image via PlanPhilly)

    Hidden City’s Dennis Carlisle talks with NewsWorks Tonight host Dave Heller about the history of Philadelphia’s morgues.

    Plans are afoot to move the Philadelphia Police Department Headquarters, the Medical Examiner’s Office, and the morgue to the new public services campus in West Philadelphia. Before bidding adieu, let’s take a long look at the history of morgues in Philadelphia with Dennis Carlisle, who wrote about the topic for Hidden City.

    Listen to the interview below, and click through to Hidden City to read the full article.

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