“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Philadelphia in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Edmund N. Bacon


Edmund N. Bacon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Carolyn Martienssen, August 29, 2014
1. Edmund N. Bacon Marker
Inscription. Internationally known urban planner, his design concepts shaped Philadelphia's city landscape. As city planning director, 1949 to 1970, his legacy includes Penn Center, Market East, Society Hill, the Far Northeast, Yorktown, and LOVE Park here.
Erected 2006 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
Location. 39° 57.234′ N, 75° 9.912′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is at the intersection of North 15th Street and John F. Kennedy Blvd on North 15th Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19102, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Broad Street Station (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Public Sector Collective Bargaining (about 400 feet away); Girl Scout Cookies (about 400 feet away); Philadelphia (about 500 feet away); Mother Jones (about 600 feet away); American Friends Service Committee (about 600 feet away); Civilian Public Service (about 600 feet away); Green Building at Friends Center (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Philadelphia.
Regarding Edmund N. Bacon. The marker is at the South East Corner of Love Park
Categories. EnvironmentMan-Made Features
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 112 times since then and 48 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Carolyn Martienssen of West Hazleton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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