Item No: pdcp01052
Title: Philadelphia Pennsylvania Temple
Additional Title: Mormon Temple
Historic Street Address:
1739 Vine Street
Print and Picture Collection
This print is the front section of a brochure, given to visitors to the Philadelphia Pennsylvania Temple, during its public open house from August 10-September 9, 2016. The architect for this Mormon temple is B. Jeffrey Stebar, of the Atlanta office of Perkins+Will. The image appears to be a detailed artist's rendering of the temple. Its neo-classical style is notable (and criticized by some), for blending in with that of the buildings nearby, rather than making a more modern statement. Located just off Logan Circle, on Vine Street, it is a prominent sight along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.
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.
B. Jeffrey Stebar - Architect