The growing popularity of the automobile was of great importance in the spread of the suburbs. 

"For the motorist, the drive to the suburbs through the park is enticing. "


Shows the office where the journal was published in Philadelphia.
The building is no longer standing.


An interesting advertisement reflecting the target audience of the publication.

The growth of the railroads were also crucial to the development of the suburbs.  Most of the suburban development was situated conveniently to a railroad station for easy communing.
The Reading Line led North to New York.  Elkins Park was one of the suburbs on this line.