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City Hall

The largest municipal building in the country and the finest example of the Second Empire style

Broad Street and Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin Parkway / Logan Square, Center City East, Market East / Convention Center, Center City West, Rittenhouse Square Tags: architecture, benjamin franklin parkway, center city, city hall, historic attractions, market east, rittenhouse square,
Shiloh Baptist

An historic church designed by the renowned Frank Furness

2040 Christian St.
Philadelphia, PA 19146

Neighborhood: Graduate Hospital Tags: architecture, frank furness, graduate hospital, sacred places,
Cathedral Basilica of
Saints Peter and Paul

The largest Catholic church in Pennsylvania

18th Street & Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin Parkway / Logan Square Tags: architecture, attractions, benjamin franklin parkway, cathedral basilica of saints peter and paul, churches, logan square, philadelphia,
Architectural Walking Tours with the Preservation Alliance

Take an award-winning stroll through Philadelphia

1616 Walnut Street, Suite 1620
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Rittenhouse Square Tags: architectural walking tours, architecture, historic philadelphia, philadelphia, preservation alliance, rittenhouse square, tours, walking tours,
National Museum of American Jewish History

Preserving and interpreting the American Jewish experience

101 S. Independence Mall East
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia, Independence National Historical Park, Old City Tags: architecture, attractions, center city, congregation mikveh israel, historic philadelphia, independence mall, jewish museums, judaica, museums, national museum of american jewish history, old city, sacred places,
Center for Architecture

Home of the Philadelphia chapter of the American Institute of Architects and the Community Design Collaborative

1218 Arch Street Philadelphia, PA 19107

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Market East / Convention Center Tags: architecture, convention center, market east, philadelphia,
AIA Bookstore & Design Center

A fun, sophisticated store selling architecture books, unique designer gifts, and creative children’s toys

1218 Arch Street Philadelphia, PA 19107

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Market East / Convention Center Tags: architecture, bookstores, convention center, market east, philadelphia, shopping,
Rodeph Shalom Synagogue

A 1920s-era architectural marvel and home to the Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art

615 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19123

Neighborhood: North Philadelphia, Spring Garden Tags: architecture, broad street, free, free museums, museums, philadelphia, sacred place, synagogue,
Lemon Hill

Founding father Robert Morris’ hilltop estate

Sedgley Drive and Lemon Hill Drive
East Fairmount Park
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Neighborhood: Fairmount Tags: architecture, arts and culture, bicycling, gardens, geocachingorienteering, hiking, historic attractions, jogging, lemon hill, museums, outdoor historic sites, outdoors, picnicking, running, walking,
United States Naval Asylum

William Strickland (1827-33 / 1844)

Gray’s Ferry Avenue and Bainbridge Street Philadelphia, PA 19146

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Graduate Hospital Tags: architecture, center city, naval square, philadelphia county, u.s. naval academy, united states naval asylum, william strickland,
Thomas Hockley House

Frank Furness (1875/1894)

235 South 21st Street Philadelphia, PA 19103

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Rittenhouse Square Tags: architecture, center city, frank furness, rittenhouse square, thomas hockley house,
Richards Medical Research Building

Louis I. Kahn (1957-1961)

37th Street & Hamilton Walk University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA 19104

Neighborhood: West, University City Tags: architecture, louis i. kahn, philadelphia county, richards medical research building, university city,
PSFS Building

George Howe (1930-1932)

1200 Market Street The Loews Philadelphia Hotel Philadelphia, PA 19107

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East, Market East / Convention Center Tags: architecture, center city, chinatown, city hall, convention center, george howe, philadelphia saving fund society building, psfs building,
Margaret Esherick House (Private Residence)

Louis I. Kahn (1960)

204 Sunrise Lane Philadelphia, PA 19118

Neighborhood: North West, Chestnut Hill Tags: architecture, louis i. kahn, margaret esherick house, philadelphia county, university city,
High Hollow

George Howe (1886-1955)

101 West Hampton Road
Philadelphia, PA 19118

Neighborhood: North West, Chestnut Hill Tags: architecture, fairmount park, george howe, high hollow, philadelphia county,
Fisher Fine Arts Library

Frank Furness (1888-90)

220 South 34th Street Philadelphia, PA 19104

Neighborhood: West, University City Tags: architectural archives, architecture, arthur ross gallery, center city, fisher fine arts library, frank furness, university of pennsylvania, west philadelphia,
First Unitarian Church

Frank Furness (1885-86)

2125 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19103

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Rittenhouse Square Tags: architecture, center city, first unitarian church, frank furness, philadelphia county, rittenhouse square,
Erdman Hall Dormitory (Higher Education)

Louis I. Kahn (1914)

100 North Merion Avenue
Bryn Mawr College
Philadelphia, PA 19010

Neighborhood: Tags: architecture, bryn mawr, bryn mawr college, erdman hall dormitory, louis i. kahn 1914, montgomery county,
Centennial Bank

Frank Furness (1876)

3140-42 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Neighborhood: West, University City Tags: architecture, art galleries, drexel university, frank furness, philadelphia county, the centennial bank, university city,
Bulletin Building

George Howe’s last major commission

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, University City Tags: architecture, bulletin building, george howe, louis mcallister jr, philadelphia county, philadelphia evening bulletin,
Mechanics’ National Bank

Philadelphia’s first bank for the working and artist classes

22 S. 3rd Street Philadelphia, PA 19103

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia, Old City Tags: architecture, historic district, historic philadelphia, mechanics' national bank, national mechanics, old city, philadelphia county,
The Comcast Experience HD Video Wall – Comcast Center

A mesmerizing digital video display in the lobby of the Comcast Center

1701 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin Parkway / Logan Square, Center City West Tags: architecture, big screen, comcast center, hd video wall, philadelphia, public art, the comcast experience, things to do,
The Comcast Center

Philadelphia’s tallest building is also one of the country’s greenest

1701 John F. Kennedy Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19103

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin Parkway / Logan Square, Center City West Tags: architecture, benjamin franklin parkway, building, comcast, comcast center, comcast experience hd, energy efficient, events, family-friendly, giant video screen, green, high-rise, kids, leed-certified, logan square, philadelphia, philadelphia's tallest building, places to see, plaza cafe, skyscraper, table 31, the market at the comcast center, things to do, video wall,
Masonic Temple

A showcase of grand, almost mythical, architecture and design

One North Broad Street Philadelphia, PA 19107

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East, Market East / Convention Center Tags: architecture, historic attractions, history, masonic temple, museums,
Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center

The nation’s first municipal water treatment center

Waterworks Drive and Kelly Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin Parkway / Logan Square, North Philadelphia, Temple University / North Broad Tags: architecture, benjamin franklin parkway, fairmount water works interpretive center, historic attractions, history, logan square, museums, philadelphia museum of art, schuylkill river, water works,
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