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Improvements made in Reservoir Park in 1906 that led to the creation of new tennis courts.

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A picture of a Harrisburg alley before the City Beautiful movement. It can be seen that there was a large amount of congestion.

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Here is an image of a Harrisburg alley after improvements were made. Many broken fences and other items that crowded the alleys were removed, making it look more aesthetically pleasing.

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This picture shows land of Paxtang Park that would be donated to the city for a recreation center.

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This is a bridge that was too short for large trucks, which caused increase traffic within the city.

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A newly installed highway for traveling in and out of the city.

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This image shows a busy road without any sidewalks on it.

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This photo captures high school students walking back from school along abandoned trolly tracks because there are no sidewalk on which to walk on.

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The need for sidewalks has caused the instillation of them around the city to make walking safer for pedestrians.

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Here is a picture of a highway with sidewalk improvements
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