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:In my reply on [[User talk:Fulldecent|your talk page]] I said: ''If you think that the comments about Franklin Mills in [[Philadelphia]] are unsubstantiated claims please [[Wikitravel:plunge forward|plunge forward]] and [[Wikitravel:How to edit a page|edit it]]. The phrase, ''a popular attraction'' may be better. While Wikitravellers aren't into quoting their sources much, we do support a [[Wikitravel:Neutral point of view|neutral point of view]].'' -- [[User:Huttite|Huttite]] 17:06, 3 Jan 2006 (EST)

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Neighborhoods

Maj and I have been having discussions over LRC protocol about this page for a few days. There's some interesting parallels with Talk:Seattle/Districts, too. The main upshot is: what do we do with information about neighborhoods for non-huge cities? If we're not going to split the neighborhood off into its own district page, where does cohesive info about the neighborhood go? Some ideas we had:

  • as part of the "Understand"
  • as an attraction under "See" or "Do"
  • make a separate section ("Visit"? "Go to some neighborhoods"?)

Anyways, interesting stuff. --Evan 17:23, 4 Jan 2004 (EST)

Hmm... so I think there is/will be enough material to present Philly as a huge city and break it up into districts if we kept it down to the few major geographical divisions.. say West Philly, South Philly, Center City, North Philly, Far NE... and then within these districts include all the other little neighborhood info. What do you think? -nick 21:00, 16 Aug 2004 (EDT)

Yes, this article is in serious need of districting/templating. Jpatokal 04:17, 17 Jun 2005 (EDT)

Skate scene

So, I removed the section on skateboarding and moved the FDR park info into "Parks". --Evan 18:08, 2 Jun 2004 (EDT)

Powelton Village

Noticed that you've listed Powelton Village and certainly agree that it's worthy of a visit. You haven't included any information however ... how about something along the lines of:

Powelton Village is a small, diverse community in the University City section of Philadelphia. It remains visually identifiable, an oasis of tree-lined streets, porch-fronted suburban houses interspersed with a few mansions and their commercial support buildings dating from the second half of the nineteenth century.

I copied it into the page, but next time, please just plunge forward and edit it yourself! --Evan 21:16, 16 Aug 2004 (EDT)

NE Philly

Franklin Mills is listed as "the most visited attraction in pennsylvania". What is the source of this information? On my google search, I found superpages with this quote, attributing the statistic to Franklin Mills itself http://www.superpages.com/cities/mtg/92325, also the wikipedia article http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northeast_Philadelphia calls it "one of the most visited attractions in the state".

Fulldecent 08:11, 3 Jan 2006 (EST)

In my reply on your talk page I said: If you think that the comments about Franklin Mills in Philadelphia are unsubstantiated claims please plunge forward and edit it. The phrase, a popular attraction may be better. While Wikitravellers aren't into quoting their sources much, we do support a neutral point of view. -- Huttite 17:06, 3 Jan 2006 (EST)

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