Item No: pdcp01015
Title: Philadelphia Museum of Art, Fairmount Park
Additional Title: Perspective View of Museum and Approaches Looking Across Fairmount Park Plaza
Historic Street Address:
2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Print and Picture Collection
This is the caption for the image on pages 24-25, The Fairmount Parkway (Philadelphia: Fairmount Park Art Association, 1919): "PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART FAIRMOUNT PARK; Perspective View of Museum and Approaches Looking Across Fairmount Park Plaza; Horace Trumbauer, C. C. Borie, C. C. Zantzinger Associate Architects; 1406 Land Title Building, Philadelphia" This is an artist's rendering of the museum; the cornerstone was laid in 1919, but the building wans't completed until 1928.
Facsimile of image used in the exhibition, Corridor of Culture: 100 Years of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Parkway Central Library West Gallery, September 2017-November 2018.
Horace Trumbauer, C. C. Borie, C. C. Zantzinger Associate Architects - Architect