Landscape Architect & Specifier News

OCT 2018

LASN is a photographically oriented, professional journal featuring topics of concern and state-of-the-art projects designed or influenced by registered Landscape Architects.

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150 Landscape Architect and Specifier News heart and soul of Philadelphia, get yourself a Philly cheesesteak. www.genosteaks.com or www.patskingofsteaks.com If you are looking for a place to engage in the recent history and culture of the city, Philadelphia is well known for its beer gardens and breweries. One such location is Independence Beer Garden. Offering American fair and games like Ping-Pong and giant checkers, it is located right across from the Liberty Bell Center. The Independence Beer Garden is open from 11:30 a.m. until 2 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and until midnight on Sundays. www.phlbeergarden.com The Watering Hole Beer and Wine Garden gets you a two-for- one, if you want to see some animals while wining and dining. Located at the Philadelphia Zoo, you can watch creatures roam in their enclosures while sipping a drink. Admission to the beer garden is free after regular zoo hours. The zoo is open daily from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. www.philadelphiazoo.org Other local beer gardens include Morgan's Pier, which offers views of the Delaware River and the Benjamin Franklin Bridge, Left: Reopened in May 2018 after a two-year, $26 million renovation, JFK Plaza – better known as LOVE Park – now features an updated fountain, benches, new greenery and the iconic Robert Indiana LOVE sculpture itself in the heart of Center City, Philadelphia. PHOTO: VISIT PHILADELPHIA Continued on page 152 Philadelphia Continued from page 148 I n f o r m a t i o n R e q u e s t # 5 3 7

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