Posts Tagged ‘Philadelphia Museum of Art’

The Spring Garden Tunnel: A New Bike Route to West Philadelphia?

The Spring Garden Tunnel: A New Bike Route to West Philadelphia?

June 6, 2014  |  Urbanism

The unused lane of Spring Garden's Street seems like a no-brainer to make for a safe bike passage under very-busy Eakins Oval. Or does it? Brendan Skwire tried it out for himself before deciding > more

Dreamtime In The Possible City

Dreamtime In The Possible City

July 25, 2013  |  Art & Design

With the weather changing as it was last night, Nathaniel Popkin finds himself traveling--much farther than the confines of Center City > more

Diana Of The Tower

Diana Of The Tower

May 28, 2013  |  History

Though not as mysterious as the long lost Indian Pole, the figure of Diana has been watching the entranceway of the Philadelphia Museum of Art from her perch above the Great Stair Hall for the past eighty years. Harry K tells the story of the statue that got away from New York > more

Gods of Water

Gods of Water

May 8, 2012  |  Art & Design

Not since the creation of the gardens of Babylon in the first or second century BCE, has a city sough such delight (and the affirmation of engineering) in reflecting pools, jets, mist, tumbling water, and spray > more

In Defense Of Zoe And Her City

In Defense Of Zoe And Her City

April 20, 2012  |  Photography

PhillySkyline.com's Brad Maule returns to Philadelphia to catch Zoe Strauss' Ten Years at the PMA. He entered, and left the exhibition, which closes on Sunday, beaming with Philly pride > more