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December 26, 2012

The Philadelphia Center For Architecture Offers “Emergence Of A Modern Metropolis” Walking Tours Of Philadelphia, Saturdays Through March

The Philadelphia Center For Architecture Offers “Emergence Of A Modern Metropolis” Walking Tours Of Philadelphia, Saturdays Through March

Celebrate the architectural and urban design accomplishments of Philadelphia with the Philadelphia Center for Architecture’s latest cool walking tour, Emergence of a Modern Metropolis. Each Saturday through March 2013, this two-hour city circuit explores elements of Philadelphia’s structural evolution from its historical beginnings to its contemporary additions. Focal points include the Victorian interior of the […]

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November 2, 2012

The Philadelphia Center For Architecture Presents Art By Architects, On Display Through November 16

The Philadelphia Center For Architecture Presents Art By Architects, On Display Through November 16

Philadelphia is home to one of the oldest and most prestigious divisions of the American Institute of Architects. Founded in 1869 and paying tribute to more than 300 years of architectural design in our city, AIA is representative of close to 1,500 member architects of the Philadelphia, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery counties. The Center for […]

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September 26, 2012

The Philadelphia Center For Architecture Continues Its “Architecture In Film” Series With A Futurism Theme, Kicking Off With 2001: A Space Odyssey, Monday, October 1

The Philadelphia Center For Architecture Continues Its “Architecture In Film” Series With A Futurism Theme, Kicking Off With 2001: A Space Odyssey, Monday, October 1

The Philadelphia Center for Architecture’s third season of great films about (and related to) architecture kicks off on Monday, October 1. The 2012/13 season’s series is themed The Future & Futurism. First up is Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey, this Monday, 6:30-8:30 p.m., followed by Great Expectations: A Journey Through The History Of Visionary […]

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September 18, 2012

The Philadelphia Center For Architecture To Lead A New Monthly Art And Architecture Tour Of The Barnes Foundation Beginning Monday, September 24

The Philadelphia Center For Architecture To Lead A New Monthly Art And Architecture Tour Of The Barnes Foundation Beginning Monday, September 24

The Barnes Foundation, in both its original Merion and newly opened Benjamin Franklin Parkway locations, has set a precedent for museum architecture with its spacious, elegant and beautifully lit design. In order to meet the institutional needs of the foundation and incorporate sustainable construction methods, meticulous planning went into this gorgeous new Center City location, […]

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July 2, 2012

The Philadelphia Center For Architecture Presents Neon Art: Folk, Found and Fine, On View Now Through July 27

The Philadelphia Center For Architecture Presents Neon Art: Folk, Found and Fine, On View Now Through July 27

If you’re a fan of Bruce Nauman’s neon work on view at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, then you’ll love Neon Art: Folk, Found and Fine, on view now at the Philadelphia Center for Architecture (PCA). Organized by Philly’s own neon artist, Len Davidson, Neon Art features artwork created by local craftsmen and artisans using the fun and funky technology of neon lighting. The free exhibition includes […]

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December 2, 2011

The Philadelphia Center For Architecture Continues The 2011/2012 Season Of Its “Architecture In Film” Series With King Kong, December 5

The Philadelphia Center For Architecture Continues The 2011/2012 Season Of Its “Architecture In Film” Series With King Kong, December 5

The Philadelphia Center for Architecture continues the 2011/2012 season of its “Architecture in Film” series on Monday, December 5 with the classic King Kong. As the movie tells it, a film crew heads to a tropical island for an exotic location shoot only to discover a colossal gorilla who takes a shine to their female […]

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September 8, 2011

The Philadelphia Center For Architecture Kicks Off The 2011/2012 Season Of Its “Architecture In Film” Series With Man On Wire, September 12

The Philadelphia Center For Architecture Kicks Off The 2011/2012 Season Of Its "Architecture In Film" Series With Man On Wire, September 12

The Philadelphia Center for Architecture kicks off the 2011/2012 season of their “Architecture in Film” series on Monday, September 12 with a screening of 2008’s masterful documentary film Man on Wire. In time for this year’s 10th anniversary of the tragic events of 9/11, the selection is an account of 25-year-old French street performer Philippe […]

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