Building Philadelphia: Architecture, History, + Politics

Building Philadelphia: Architecture, History, + Politics

 

Building Philadelphia: Architecture, History, + Politics

presented annually in Spring

Now presented by the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia in partnership with the Center for Architecture and Design, and  Independence National Historical Park

Visit the Preservation Alliance website for details + tickets

Curious how Philadelphia became the city it is today?
Earn a certificate in Philadelphia Architecture and Urban History by attending this engaging 10-part series. Renowned local architects, urban planners, archaeologists, and historians will explore the political, economic, and design trends that drove Philadelphia's development. Topics include: major urban planning projects such as the Benjamin Franklin Parkway & Society Hill, our world-class collection of architectural styles, and Philadelphia's immigrant history.