Dorm must-haves at ‘Beyond the Wall’

By Shannon King
May 2, 2002

Walking along South Street in Philadelphia presents a person with various shops to choose from. From stores like Gap to Tower Records, there is a little something for everyone. There is one store in particular that always seems to be crowded. This store is called Beyond the Wall. It is a poster and prints store that carries basically anything you could want in poster form.

We all know that when you come to college a major necessity for your dorm room wall is the perfect poster for your bare white walls. For myself it was the must have Dave Matthews poster. For others it is the picture of their favorite band, group, or celebrity. All these and more can be found at this store.

For the sports lover there is a whole section of prints devoted to you. From photos of various college fields to particular players you are sure to find something for every sport.

Saturday nights special was all subway posters $10. For those of you that don’t know subway posters are the large prints that would take up a good portion of your room wall. This is what my Dave Matthews poster was and I spent a lot more than $10 on it. The place is reasonably priced and will even frame the pictures for you. If you’re like I am you like to frame your own photos and in this case you can simply purchase your print and your frame at one spot. There are many frames to choose from also.

For the person who does not want to travel to South Street to purchase their posters from Beyond the Wall, there is also a web-site for this company at Here you can purchase posters and prints that are available in the store in Philly. The website gives you different categories of prints to choose from and has the same great prices. It also tells the poster buyer the top ten selling posters. Whether you’re in Philly or online, Beyond the Wall is sure to have almost any poster you are looking for.

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