Posts Tagged ‘museums’

Lost In The Shuffle: When Registered Buildings Go Down

Lost In The Shuffle: When Registered Buildings Go Down

November 17, 2014  |  Preservation

Why are some buildings on the National Register of Historic Places preserved while others are casually destroyed? The Shadow gives an example of this phenomena through the Wagner Free Institute of Science and the John F. Kennedy Vocational Center > more

At Broad And Dauphin, The Doll Museum Lives On

At Broad And Dauphin, The Doll Museum Lives On

March 1, 2013  |  Art & Design

The Philadelphia Doll museum is the only cultural institution left in what was a center of cultural institutions in North Philly. Rachel Hildebrandt catches up with its founder and director Barbara Whiteman > more

Unmitigated Beauty

Unmitigated Beauty

November 8, 2012  |  Uncategorized

On Day Four of Furness Week, we've got a luscious photo essay featuring one of Furness's remaining masterpieces, the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. Plus we took a side trip up to the attic above the skylights--it doesn't like Grandma's! > more