Furness Historical Marker Dedication Friday

September 12, 2012 | by Nathaniel Popkin

An historical marker for the great Philadelphia architect Frank Furness will be unveiled Friday evening at 5:30 in front of his birthplace at 1426 Pine, a building now part of Pierce College. This year is 100th anniversary of his death.

The event is sponsored by the Athenaeum, the Philadelphia Society of Architectural Historians, and AIA Philadelphia.


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One Comment:

  1. Jonline says:

    Who was the genius who decided to close pine during Friday rush hour to dedicate this?

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