Posts Tagged ‘Eero Saarinen’

Eero Saarinen’s Hill College House Fortified With $80M In Renovations

Eero Saarinen’s Hill College House Fortified With $80M In Renovations

August 29, 2017  |  News

Ann de Forest takes us inside Hill College House, a Mid-Century take on Medieval fortification designed by Modernist master architect Eero Saarinen. The dormitory at Penn recently reopened after $80M in engineering upgrades and interior renovations > more

The Unbuilt Vision For A Grand Cathedral Road

The Unbuilt Vision For A Grand Cathedral Road

June 5, 2014  |  Vantage

Like so many cities, Philadelphia had such grand postwar visions for urban renewal that only a fraction of them were built—thankfully. Among the unbuilt visions was a grand boulevard that would have linked the Main Line and Chestnut Hill—across new bridges over the Schuylkill and the Wissahickon. Brad Maule explores what might have been on Cathedral Road > more

Evolution And Influence At Penn's Hill College House

Evolution And Influence At Penn’s Hill College House

January 22, 2014  |  Vantage

St. Louis got the Gateway Arch. New York got the TWA Flight Center and DC got Dulles. But Philadelphia? Eero Saarinen gave us the challenging Hill College House at Penn. Fátima Olivieri examines the influence of the modernist's 1960 women's dormitory, now a coed facility > more