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CitizenCast: Your City Defined—Street Sweeping

As it turns out, the moniker "Filthadelphia" stretches all the way back to the 1900s. CitizenCast takes a look back at our storied history of keeping—or not—Philadelphia streets clean

CitizenCast: Your City Defined—Street Sweeping

As it turns out, the moniker "Filthadelphia" stretches all the way back to the 1900s. CitizenCast takes a look back at our storied history of keeping—or not—Philadelphia streets clean

In 1919 mayoral candidate J. Hampton Moore ran on the platform “The city must clean its own streets!” Almost one-hundred years later Mayor Jim Kenney ran on the same platform. So what happened?

J.P. Romney takes a look back at the city’s historical challenges in keeping our streets clean. Listen below:

 

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