“City in a Park” offers history–and stunning images–of Fairmount Park

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    Lynn Miller (left) and Jim McClelland talk with WHYY's Dave Heller about their book

    Lynn Miller (left) and Jim McClelland talk with WHYY's Dave Heller about their book

    It’s the pride of Philadelphia.  Fairmount Park is considered to be one of the world’s finest urban parks.  It wasn’t always so.  The legacy is laid out in a new book entitled “City in a Park: A History of Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park System.”  NewsWorks Tonight Host Dave Heller spoke with its authors: James McClelland, Executive Director Emeritus of the Philadelphia Art Alliance, and Lynn Miller, Professor Emeritus of Political Science at Temple University.

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