Modern Architecture Walking Tour with William Whitaker, Curator of Penn's Architectural Archives

December 12, 2019

Saturday, Mar. 28, 2020, 2 p.m. Tour; Afternoon Tea immediately following
Meeting on the Southwest corner of Fitler Square
Ending at the Art Alliance at University of the Arts
251 S. 18th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Join us at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Mar. 28, 2020 for a two-hour walking tour, "Modern Architecture & Rittenhouse Square" led by William Whitaker, Curator of Penn's Architectural Archives. Beginning at the Southwest corner of Fitler Square and ending at the Art Alliance, the tour concludes with afternoon tea at the newly renovated Art Alliance.

Tour is free and open to the public though registration is required. Rain date will be April 4, 2020. We recommend comfortable footwear for this tour.


Invisible City Programming Series
Architectural Walking Tour: Modern Architecture and Rittenhouse Square

With William Whitaker, Curator of University of Pennsylvania's Architectural Archives

William Whitaker was trained as an architect and architectural historian at the University of New Mexico and the University of Pennsylvania. Whitaker primarily works on documenting and interpreting Penn's design collections, including holdings related to the life and work of architect Louis I. Kahn and landscape architect Lawrence Halprin, as well as that of the husband and wife team of Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown.