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  1. Visit to the People’s Republic of China Philadelphia Deputy Mayor Alan Greenberger December 2010

  2. MOMENTS IN PHILADELPHIA’S HISTORY

  3. William Penn granted land in the new world and founds Philadelphia in 1682

  4. The United States is created in Philadelphia in 1776 at Independence Hall

  5. Philadelphia builds the Water Works: the first municipal water system in 1820

  6. City of ‘firsts’: hospitals, secular universities, public zoo and the US Navy Pennsylvania Hospital University of Pennsylvania

  7. The world comes to Philadelphia in the 1876 Centennial Exhibition

  8. Philadelphia becomes known as the ‘Workshop of the World’ Atwater Kent Radio Corp. Baldwin Locomotive Works Disston Saw Works

  9. Connecting city to park: building the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in 1917

  10. Philadelphia creates the modern commercial downtown in 1950

  11. CONTEMPORARY PHILADELPHIA

  12. Institutions of higher learning in academics and medicine Temple University University of Pennsylvania Drexel University Jefferson University

  13. Professional services in law, design, finance and communication

  14. Expanded convention center and tourism

  15. Arts, culture, and the creative economy

  16. Specialty manufacturing and distribution

  17. Recognized businesses and institutions in Philadelphia

  18. Who we are: a city of 1.5 million, vibrant, diverse people

  19. City of neighborhoods: Diverse and exciting places to live

  20. Shopping Philadelphia style: authentic, like nowhere else

  21. Eating in Philadelphia: fine dining or on the street

  22. Grade schools in Philadelphia: a rich mix of public and private

  23. Unparalleled access: International, national, regional and in-city

  24. Fairmount Park: The oldest park system in the United States

  25. PHILADELPHIA’S GOVERNMENTAL INTIATIVES

  26. Key leaders in Mayor Nutter’s administration Mayor Michael A. Nutter

  27. Preparing a comprehensive plan and new zoning code

  28. Redeveloping the Central Delaware River waterfront

  29. Becoming the ‘greenest city in America’

  30. Growing the Philadelphia Naval Business Center

  31. Renewing Market Street, the main street in Center City

  32. Philadelphia – the ‘City of Brotherly Love’ - welcomes you in friendship