WHO: Mayor Michael A. Nutter
Councilman Mark Squilla
Alan Greenberger, Deputy Mayor for Economic Development
B.J. Dunn, Deputy Superintendent, Independence National Historical Park
John F. Smith, III – Chair, Global Philadelphia Association
WHAT: Mayor Nutter and Councilman Squilla will mark the Organization of World Heritage Cities’ Solidarity Day of the World Heritage Cities by officially re-naming Walnut Street between 5th and 6th Streets as ‘World Heritage Way’.
This new name recognizes the presence of Independence Hall as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Philadelphia is an observer member of the Organization of World Heritage Cities and, in partnership with the Global Philadelphia Association, is pursuing full membership status.
WHERE: Independence Hall lawn, Walnut Street between 5th and 6th Streets
WHEN: Monday, September 8th, 2014 2:00 PM TODAY