BuildingPhiladelphia Speaker Series

BuildingPhiladelphia Speaker Series
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BuildingPhiladelphia Speaker Series
Mondays + Wednesdays, March 4 - April 3, 2019
6:00 - 8:00 PM
Independence Visitors Center
599 Market St
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Discounted pricing for full series. Reserve your spot today!
$175 | Series Pass  
$125 | Holiday Special (through Dec. 31)
$100 | Alliance Member Series Pass
$75 | College Student Series Pass
Free | High School Student Series Pass

Presented by the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia in partnership with the Center for Architecture and Design and the Independence National Historical Park.


The popular ten-part speaker series has a new home for 2019! Join us as renowned local architects, urban planners, archaeologists, and historians explore the political, economic, and design trends that drove Philadelphia’s development. Topics include major urban planning projects such as the Benjamin Franklin Parkway and Society Hill, our world-class collection of architectural styles, and Philadelphia’s immigrant history.

In order to attend the full series, you will need to plan to attend all Monday AND Wednesday talks.

Tickets to individual talks will be available beginning January 2019.

Earn a Certificate! Become a Tour Guide!
By attending this series and passing an online exam, you can receive a Certificate in Philadelphia Architecture and Urban History. Attend an additional 3-5 FREE training sessions to be certified as a volunteer guide for the  Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia. Contact Caroline Slama for more information.

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