Romantic Philadelphia: Eclecticism of Style
- Building Philadelphia
$20 | General Public
$15 | AIA Philadelphia Members
$10 | Student w/Valid ID
This is the 3rd talk in our 10-part series, Building Philadelphia: Architecture, History, + Politics. Discounted pricing is available to those who purchase the full series. Click "Buy Tickets Now" for details.
Richard Webster, PhD, and Professor Emeritus at West Chester University explores the architectural styles of Philadelphia that were popular after the "colonial" era, but before the Victorian era. In this talk Webster presents the eclectic mix of styles, often intermixed in one building, that make up this fascinating period of Philadelphia's architectural history. A must-see lecture for those interested in Philadelphia's unique, older buildings.
Earn a Certificate! By attending at least 9 talks in this series and passing an online exam, you can receive a certificate in Philadelphia Architectural History. Attend an additional 3-5 training sessions and pass a test tour to be certified as a volunteer guide for the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia.