How would you explain ‘Pennsylvania’ in the context?
“Union Station looks like a temple.”
“A temple.” Father gave a sideways look. “How old are you now, fourteen?”
“Fifteen. Sixteen this summer.”
“Right. Temples. Built with government money by Hoover’s swindlers. They’re planning to put up a whole string of your temples here on the south side of Pennsylvania. See that eye-popper? Washington’s Monument.” He pointed into a leafless park, the pale stone rising above the trees. A memory rose with it: the long, narrow box of hallway rising like a dark mouse tunnel. An echoing argument in the stairwell, Mother’s hand pulling downward, back to safety.
How would you explain ‘Pennsylvania’ in the sentence: …on the south side of Pennsylvania?