Arts and Entertainment

Woodside Park was an amusement park which thrilled Philadelphians with its attractions for almost 60 years.

A postcard featuring one of Woodside Park's early rollercoasters.

Exterior of the Arena shortly before its auction in 1977

Exterior of the Arena shortly before its auction in 1977.

Excited spectators pack the stands of the Arena at a 1966 76ers and Celtics game.

Excited spectators pack the stands of the Arena at a 1966 76ers and Celtics game.

The Arena's marquee was highly visible to Market Elevated passengers traveling to or from the city.

For over six decades the Arena marked the southeast corner of 45th and Market streets as a center for Philadelphia sports, entertainment, and civic events.