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Architecture City Guide: Philadelphia

10:05 - 23 March, 2011
Courtesy of <a href='https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/'>Wikimedia</a> Commons / Massimo Catarinella
Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons / Massimo Catarinella

This week our Architecture City Guide is headed to Philadelphia. The list of influential architects that have either worked, studied, or taught in Philadelphia is perhaps the only list that challenges the numbers of Founding Fathers that descended on this city of “Brotherly Love.” A brief list includes Sullivan, Kahn, Wright, Pei, Rudolf, Corbusier, Latrobe, Gropius, Mumford, and Furness. That being said, our list of 12 barely scratches the surface of buildings worth seeing in this great city. We would like to hear about your must not miss buildings in the comment section below.

The Architecture City Guide: Philadelphia list and corresponding map after the break!

Split Level House / Qb Design

00:00 - 3 February, 2010
Split Level House / Qb Design, © Halkin Mason Photography
© Halkin Mason Photography

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  • Architects

  • Location

    Philadelphia, United States
  • Structural Engineer

    The Kachele Group
  • General Contractor

    McCoubrey Overholser, Inc.
  • Stair Fabrication

    Bill Curran Design
  • Cabinetry

    James Van Etten
  • Area

    279.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2009
  • Photographs