West Philadelphia,University City to 52nd Street
by Robert Morris Skaler

 

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West Philadelphia, University City to 52nd Street by Robert Morris Skaler is the first photographic history of the area in the last 100 years. Mr. Skaler has drawn upon his large and unique collection of vintage photographic postcards in compiling this rare assemblage of images. Its carefully researched narrative makes it an important and timeless book.

Robert Morris Skaler, is a forensic architect and historian who has been collecting historic images of West Philadelphia for over 35 years. A past president of the Philadelphia Chapter of the VSA, and graduate of the University of Pennsylvania's School of Architecture, Mr. Skaler has lectured and written extensively on Victorian Philadelphia architecture. The Book shows University City and surrounding neighborhoods as they looked circa 1900 in the "Gilded Age."

UCHS is selling copies of Mr. Skaler's book for $20 plus $3 shipping and handling. All proceeds benefit UCHS's Historic Districts Nomination Fund. Click here for an order form, or contact University City Historical Society, P.O. Box 31927, Philadelphia Pa 19104, or by phone at 215 387-3019, or by e-mail.

     

 

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West Philadelphia: University City to 52nd Street
by
Robert Morris Skaler

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Philadelphia PA 19104

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