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Who is behind these Philadelphia Buildings?

Posted by Caleb M. on Apr 20, 2012 4:07:46 PM

We want to see the real architects shine on this challenge! Let's see if you know the architect of these Philadelphia Buildings. 

Students residing at University of Penn this summer will definitely see most of these buildings. For those Architecture students, I'm sure you'd like to know who was behind the design of the building.

At University of Pennsylvania, the Twin Buildings at Ninth and Market Streets were designed by who? 

 

The oldest theatre in America is the Walnut Street Theatre. The Walnut Street Theatre stands in Philadelphia after being built by who in 1928. 

 

Built in 1891, the University of Pennsylvania Library (now called the Anne and Jerome Fisher Fine Arts Library, was designed by Philadelphia's own architect. Can you name him?

 

This architect helped restore the Fisher Fine Arts Library in addition to designing the Perelman Quadrangle on the campus of University of Pennsylvania. Do you know who this might be?

 

 

 

 

 

 

Answers: 1A: William Strickland 2A: John Haviland 3A: Frank Furness 4A: Robert Venturi

Topics: Art or Architecture at PennDesign, Life at JKCP



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