Occupy Philly sets up tent city at City Hall

Perhaps as many as 100 large tents have turned the normally drab grey concrete expanse of Dilworth Plaza into a psychedelic collage of colors.

Whole families, parents and children painting murals on the ground under trees at 15th and Market streets, are intermingling with hundreds of young people. The sound of charged voices over megaphones continues unimpeded throughout the day and the subtle waft of burned cannabis slips to the outside of the tents set up mostly inside the trees that line the outside of the plaza.

Here are some pictures and video from today and yesterday, when an estimated 1,000 protesters marched from City Hall eight blocks to Independence Hall. Watch this video to hear their becoming well-heard slogans. (Photos and video by Kevin Cook/Metro)

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