Modern Architecture Walking Tour with William Whitaker, Curator of Penn's Architectural Archives
December 12, 2019
In an effort to help maintain the health and safety of our community, we have canceled all remaining public events for Invisible City: Philadelphia and the Avant-garde and temporarily closed our galleries.
March 19: Modern and Contemporary American Craft: Jennie Hirsh in Conversation with Helen Williams Drutt English
March 26: Invisible City: Philadelphia and the Vernacular Avant-garde Panel Discussion: Women of the Avant-garde
March 28: Modern Architecture Walking Tour with William Whitaker, Curator of Penn's Architectural Archives
April 2: An Evening of Poetry with Professor Daisy Fried and 'Invisible City' Poetry Award Winners
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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.
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.