Posts Tagged ‘Centennial exhibition’

Forgotten Furness Arch Uncovered, Restoration Process Begins

Forgotten Furness Arch Uncovered, Restoration Process Begins

October 18, 2012  |  News

Ben Leech on the story of a Penn Design student's uncovering of the long forgotten 1876 arch, designed by Frank Furness for the Centennial world's fair, and the effort to clean it up > more

Name This Clock Week Four

Name This Clock Week Four

August 28, 2012  |  Vantage

We have a round three winner of Name This Clock--and your telling hint for round four > more

More Phantoms of Fairmount Park

More Phantoms of Fairmount Park

April 5, 2012  |  Found

April is park month, according to the Maskar Philadelphia calendar and almanac, which features a schematic map of lost monuments from the Centennial World's Fair > more

Manton Street Park Saved

Manton Street Park Saved

April 3, 2012  |  Morning Blend

A Pennsport park to be retained by the community, the PMA collaborates with Google, "finding" the lost Centennial, Sunoco refinery to sold by July 1, and upcoming arts festivals > more

In Fairmount Park, Discovering Lost Landscapes

In Fairmount Park, Discovering Lost Landscapes

March 28, 2012  |  Vantage

Veteran garden and horticulture writer Nicole Juday debuts a new column on Philadelphia's lost landscapes by digging through time and space around West Fairmount Park's Horticultural Center > more