Posts Tagged ‘Horace Trumbauer’

Unraveling Myths About Philly's Pioneering African American Architect

Unraveling Myths About Philly’s Pioneering African American Architect

May 23, 2019  |  Architecture

Amy Cohen separates fact from fiction surrounding one of Philadelphia's most famous architects, Julian Francis Abele > more

Gehry, PMA Break Ground On Major Renovation

Gehry, PMA Break Ground On Major Renovation

March 30, 2017  |  Architecture

The $196 million "Core Project" to renovate key areas of the Philadelphia Museum of Art and create nearly 100,000 square feet of new space began this morning with an official ceremony > more

Inside The Empty, Gilded Halls Of Elkins Estate

Inside The Empty, Gilded Halls Of Elkins Estate

February 16, 2017  |  Photography

Photographer Kris Catherine gives an exclusive look inside the opulent mansions of Elkins Estate > more

Trumbauer's Legendary Ben Franklin Hotel Reborn

Trumbauer’s Legendary Ben Franklin Hotel Reborn

August 10, 2016  |  Preservation

Renovations and a new restaurant will bring the Gilded Age glory of the former Benjamin Franklin Hotel to the public this fall. Michael Bixler steps inside > more

Reassessing Horace Trumbauer

Reassessing Horace Trumbauer

April 22, 2016  |  Architecture

Architect Horace Trumbauer left an indelible mark on the city's landscape, yet even today he remains largely underrated. Karen Chernick talks with Bruce Laverty, curator of architecture at the Athenaeum of Philadelphia, about the man behind some of Philadelphia's most iconic architecture > more