Photographed by Marc Lecureuil

Photographed by Marc Lecureuil

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 Shepard Fairley mural in Fishtown in conjunction with Philadelphia Mural Arts

Shepard Fairley mural in Fishtown in conjunction with Philadelphia Mural Arts

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 The Barnes Foundation  To house the late Albert Barnes’ treasured art holdings, Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects have designed a highly anticipated building that duplicates Barnes’ original gallery layout, while adding classrooms and an interior garden space. The new building allows the collection of Impressionist, Post-Impressionist and early Modern paintings—including 181 Renoirs, 69 Cézannes, 59 Matisses and 46 Picassos—and African sculpture to be viewed as intended. The 93,000-square-foot building also includes a changing exhibition gallery, conservation lab, auditorium, library, café and gift shop.

The Barnes Foundation

To house the late Albert Barnes’ treasured art holdings, Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects have designed a highly anticipated building that duplicates Barnes’ original gallery layout, while adding classrooms and an interior garden space. The new building allows the collection of Impressionist, Post-Impressionist and early Modern paintings—including 181 Renoirs, 69 Cézannes, 59 Matisses and 46 Picassos—and African sculpture to be viewed as intended. The 93,000-square-foot building also includes a changing exhibition gallery, conservation lab, auditorium, library, café and gift shop.

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 The Philadelphia Museum of Art  Anchoring the Parkway, the third-largest art museum in the country houses 300,000 works spanning 2,000 years. Among the impressive holdings in Renaissance, American, Impressionist and Modern art: a Rogier van der Weyden altarpiece, a large Bathers by Cézanne, a room devoted to Philadelphia’s own Thomas Eakins and Marcel Duchamp’s mixed-media Bride Stripped Bare by her Bachelors (The Large Glass).

The Philadelphia Museum of Art

Anchoring the Parkway, the third-largest art museum in the country houses 300,000 works spanning 2,000 years. Among the impressive holdings in Renaissance, American, Impressionist and Modern art: a Rogier van der Weyden altarpiece, a large Bathers by Cézanne, a room devoted to Philadelphia’s own Thomas Eakins and Marcel Duchamp’s mixed-media Bride Stripped Bare by her Bachelors (The Large Glass).

 The Navy Yard  Located on over seven miles of water frontage along the Delaware and Schuylkill Rivers, the Navy Yard is a 1,200-acre, dynamic urban development, offering the Philadelphia region a unique and centrally-located waterfront business campus committed to smart energy innovation and sustainability. Combining a beautiful waterfront setting with mature landscaping and century-old buildings, the Navy Yard is becoming a Philadelphia hub for work and leisure activities.      

The Navy Yard

Located on over seven miles of water frontage along the Delaware and Schuylkill Rivers, the Navy Yard is a 1,200-acre, dynamic urban development, offering the Philadelphia region a unique and centrally-located waterfront business campus committed to smart energy innovation and sustainability. Combining a beautiful waterfront setting with mature landscaping and century-old buildings, the Navy Yard is becoming a Philadelphia hub for work and leisure activities.

 

 

 General Tadeusz Kosciuszko statue by artist Marian Konieczny,(1977)

General Tadeusz Kosciuszko statue by artist Marian Konieczny,(1977)

 American Street Showroom – Made in Philly furnishings  American Street Showroom is housed in a former PECO electric company substation built in 1921. The 11,000 square foot space has been converted for the purpose of bringing together original products, artwork, artifacts, and one-of-a-kind objects for design enthusiasts. The showroom features works designed, fabricated, collected, and curated by three Philadelphia-based but nationally recognized design driven fabricators: Amuneal, Groundwork Home, and Lostine.

American Street Showroom – Made in Philly furnishings

American Street Showroom is housed in a former PECO electric company substation built in 1921. The 11,000 square foot space has been converted for the purpose of bringing together original products, artwork, artifacts, and one-of-a-kind objects for design enthusiasts. The showroom features works designed, fabricated, collected, and curated by three Philadelphia-based but nationally recognized design driven fabricators: Amuneal, Groundwork Home, and Lostine.

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 Fishtown neighborhood   

Fishtown neighborhood

 

 The Philadelphia Museum of Art

The Philadelphia Museum of Art

 The Philadelphia Museum of Art

The Philadelphia Museum of Art

 The Barnes Foundation - Jan Rothschild, Senior VP for Communications   

The Barnes Foundation - Jan Rothschild, Senior VP for Communications

 

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 Fishtown neighborhood developer Roland Kassis  Roland is the dominant figure in the re-development of Frankford Avenue and Girard Avenue.  The most ambitious part of the plan is a hotel, scheduled for a 2017 opening. 

Fishtown neighborhood developer Roland Kassis

Roland is the dominant figure in the re-development of Frankford Avenue and Girard Avenue.  The most ambitious part of the plan is a hotel, scheduled for a 2017 opening. 

 The Navy Yard

The Navy Yard

 The Philadelphia Museum of Art - The Thomas Eakins Room   

The Philadelphia Museum of Art - The Thomas Eakins Room

 

 Philadelphia's Magic Gardens  Isaiah Zagar is the renowned mosaic artist of the South Street area. He has decorated more than 90 walls with his colorful, whimsical artwork. His masterpiece, though, is Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens, an indoor/outdoor, walk-through fantasy space of shattered mirrors, ceramic tile, cracked crockery and detached bicycle wheels.Magic Garden

Philadelphia's Magic Gardens

Isaiah Zagar is the renowned mosaic artist of the South Street area. He has decorated more than 90 walls with his colorful, whimsical artwork. His masterpiece, though, is Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens, an indoor/outdoor, walk-through fantasy space of shattered mirrors, ceramic tile, cracked crockery and detached bicycle wheels.Magic Garden

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 Amuneal Manufacturing Corp

Amuneal Manufacturing Corp

 American Street Showroom – Made in Philly furnishings

American Street Showroom – Made in Philly furnishings

 The Navy Yard is home to more than 11,000 employees and 143 companies in the office, industrial/manufacturing, and research and development sectors, occupying 6.5 million square feet of real estate in a mix of historic buildings and new high-performance and LEED® certified construction.

The Navy Yard is home to more than 11,000 employees and 143 companies in the office, industrial/manufacturing, and research and development sectors, occupying 6.5 million square feet of real estate in a mix of historic buildings and new high-performance and LEED® certified construction.

 Fishtown neighborhood

Fishtown neighborhood

 Moderne Gallery  Moderne Gallery has been internationally renowned for its high quality, vintage 20th Century furniture, lighting and accessories since 1984. More than 20,000 square feet on five floors of its historic building in the Old City section of Philadelphia are filled with an extensive inventory — from French and American Art Deco and French 1940’s —1950’s to exclusive Wharton Esherick pieces. In 1985 Moderne Gallery was the first gallery to promote the work of George Nakashima and still has the finest and largest selection in the US of his 1940’s-1980’s designs.

Moderne Gallery

Moderne Gallery has been internationally renowned for its high quality, vintage 20th Century furniture, lighting and accessories since 1984. More than 20,000 square feet on five floors of its historic building in the Old City section of Philadelphia are filled with an extensive inventory — from French and American Art Deco and French 1940’s —1950’s to exclusive Wharton Esherick pieces. In 1985 Moderne Gallery was the first gallery to promote the work of George Nakashima and still has the finest and largest selection in the US of his 1940’s-1980’s designs.

 The Barnes Foundation

The Barnes Foundation

 Amuneal Manufacturing Corp

Amuneal Manufacturing Corp

 Moderne Gallery

Moderne Gallery

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 Magic Carpet by Philadelphia-based artist Candy Coated - Commissioned by the Association for Public Art

Magic Carpet by Philadelphia-based artist Candy Coated - Commissioned by the Association for Public Art

 Fishtown neighborhood

Fishtown neighborhood

 The Barnes Foundation

The Barnes Foundation

 Fishtown neighborhood

Fishtown neighborhood

 The Philadelphia Museum of Art - The Thomas Eakins Room   

The Philadelphia Museum of Art - The Thomas Eakins Room

 

  The Center for Art in Wood  The Center for Art in Wood celebrates one of the world’s most ancient artistic mediums by providing residencies for international artists. One day a year, visitors can see the residents in action, and the work is only on display for two to three months out of the year. People can also check out changing exhibitions of contemporary artwork, a permanent collection of 1,000 pieces and Saturday hands-on family workshops.

 The Center for Art in Wood

The Center for Art in Wood celebrates one of the world’s most ancient artistic mediums by providing residencies for international artists. One day a year, visitors can see the residents in action, and the work is only on display for two to three months out of the year. People can also check out changing exhibitions of contemporary artwork, a permanent collection of 1,000 pieces and Saturday hands-on family workshops.

 The Navy Yard   

The Navy Yard

 

 Fishtown neighborhood

Fishtown neighborhood

 Philadelphia City Hall

Philadelphia City Hall

 Fishtown neighborhood

Fishtown neighborhood

 The Navy Yard

The Navy Yard

 Moderne Gallery owner Bob Aibel   

Moderne Gallery owner Bob Aibel

 

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 The Barnes Foundation

The Barnes Foundation

 The Philadelphia Museum of Art

The Philadelphia Museum of Art