Particular Sights to See:Center City
Taxi drivers tell tourists that Center City is a "shining city on a hill". During the Industrial Era, the city almost urbanized out to the county line, and then retreated. Right now, the urban center is surrounded by a semi-deserted ring of former factories.
Nature preservation and nature destruction are different parts of an eternal process.
Originally published: Friday, June 23, 2006; most-recently modified: Tuesday, June 04, 2019