“How Philly’s famous Easter Promenade died, and was resurrected”
By Danya Henninger
March 26, 2016
Strutting around in finery on Easter Sunday became common long before Philadelphia had a coordinated Promenade. In East Coast metropolises of the late 19th century, Easter was considered even more of a major shopping holiday than Christmas, so newly well-dressed families were eager to show off their new duds…..more.