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ROME, PHILADELPHIANS, AND THE ARCHITECTURAL REVIVAL OF THE POSTWAR AMERICAN ACADEMY

Posted October 28, 2009

The Society of Architectural Historians Philadelphia Chapter ROME, PHILADELPHIANS, AND THE ARCHITECTURAL REVIVAL OF THE POSTWAR AMERICAN ACADEMY by Denise Costanzo, Visiting Assistant Professor, Pennsylvania State University Tuesday, November 3 at 6:00 p.m. The Architectural Archives/Univ. of Penn., 220 South 34th Street Reservations required, limited to 30 participants. Contact Bill Whitaker at wwhitake@design.upenn.edu, or phone […]

DEDICATION OF THE THOMAS USTICK WALTER PHMC HISTORICAL MARKER

Posted October 28, 2009

PHMC, AIA Philadelphia, the Athenaeum of Philadelphia, and the Society of Architectural Historians Philadelphia Chapter invite you to DEDICATION OF THE THOMAS USTICK WALTER PHMC HISTORICAL MARKER Oct. 29th at 5:00 p.m. AIA Center for Architecture, 1218 Arch Street Free and open to the public. No registration required. The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, AIA […]

THE ONCE AND FUTURE NEW YORK A book talk with author Randall Mason

Posted October 20, 2009

Penn Institute for Urban Research presents THE ONCE AND FUTURE NEW YORK A book talk with author Randall Mason Wednesday, November 11, 2009 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. AIA Philadelphia Center for Architecture Free. No registration required. Co-sponsored with PennDesign’s Historic Preservation Program and AIA Philadelphia, Randall Mason, Director, Historic Preservation Program, Penn Design, will discuss […]

EXPLORE PHILADELPHIA’S HIDDEN PAST 2009: AN ARCHAEOLOGY MONTH CELEBRATION!

Posted October 20, 2009

Philadelphia Archaeological Forum and Independence National Historical Park present EXPLORE PHILADELPHIA’S HIDDEN PAST 2009: AN ARCHAEOLOGY MONTH CELEBRATION! Free and open to the public. No advance tickets or reservations required. Saturday, October 24, 2009 Independence Living History Center Archaeology Laboratory Third Street between Chestnut and Walnut Streets TENTATIVE SCHEDULE (S OF SEPTEMBER 29, 2009) MORNING […]

LOCKWOOD DE FOREST AND THE EAST INDIAN CRAFT REVIVAL

Posted October 20, 2009

The Society of Architectural Historians Philadelphia Chapter presents LOCKWOOD DE FOREST AND THE EAST INDIAN CRAFT REVIVAL by Roberta A. Mayer, Associate Professor of Art History, Bucks County Community College Thursday, October 22 at 6:00 p.m. Architectural Archives/University of PA, 220 South 34th Street To register please contact Mary Anne Eves at ffaphila@hotmail.com, or phone […]

VIOLET OAKLEY UNVEILED

Posted October 9, 2009

Pennsylvania Capitol Preservation Committee presents VIOLET OAKLEY UNVEILED starring Heather Jannetta as Violet Oakley Saturday, November 7 $37.00 to order tickets go to http://cpc.state.pa.us/cpcweb/shop/product/08-002 The Oaks Cloister 5829 Wissahickon Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19144 You are invited to spend an evening with Violet Oakley at Oaks Cloister, formerly the magnificent Tudor and Craftsman style mansion belonging […]

EAST FALLS HOUSE TOUR GOES GREEN

Posted October 9, 2009

The East Falls Community Council presents EAST FALLS HOUSE TOUR GOES GREEN Sunday, October 18, from 12 noon to 4 p.m. Tour-goers should come to the Garden by the Falls of Schuylkill Library, 3501 Midvale Avenue, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. to pick up their program books and map. Tickets may be purchased at […]

AN EXCURSION TO THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS: THE LIFE AND TRAVELS OF JOHN KIRK TOWNSEND

Posted October 9, 2009

The Friends of the Ewell Sale Stewart Library at the The Academy of Natural Sciences present AN EXCURSION TO THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS: THE LIFE AND TRAVELS OF JOHN KIRK TOWNSEND Thursday, October 15, 2009, 5:30 p.m. The Academy of Natural Sciences Ewell Sale Stewart Library 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Free and open to the public. […]

CHASING CHAIRS: A HANDS-ON WORKSHOP AND LECTURE ON PHILADELPHIA CHAIRS OF THE EIGHTEENTH AND NINETEENTH CENTURIES

Posted October 9, 2009

The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the Wyck Association present CHASING CHAIRS: A HANDS-ON WORKSHOP AND LECTURE ON PHILADELPHIA CHAIRS OF THE EIGHTEENTH AND NINETEENTH CENTURIES Featuring speaker Philip D. Zimmerman, Ph.D. Thursday, October 15, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Historic Wyck, 6026 Germantown Avenue, […]

A CHEW CELEBRATION: LECTURE AND SHOW-AND-TELL

Posted October 9, 2009

The Historical Society of Pennsylvania presents A CHEW CELEBRATION: LECTURE AND SHOW-AND-TELL Wednesday, October 14 at 6:00 p.m. 1300 Locust Street Free and open to the public. Please register at http://www.eventbrite.com/event/401207021 or phone 215-732-6200 The Historical Society of Pennsylvania has completed a two-year project to process and preserve the Chew Family Papers, an extensive collection […]

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