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.