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Landmark: Claire M. Fagin Hall

418 Curie Blvd.. On the University City South Medical Complex tour.

Philadelphia General Hospital Plaque
1924 (approximate)
* small lion's head
* The hospital used to be located where the medical complex that surrounds this plaque now stands. The date of the plaque is unclear. According to wikipedia, PGH was renamed in 1919, but W. Freeland Kendrick was mayor from 1924-1928.
* inscription:
Dedicated
to the preservation and restoration of the health of the people of Philadelphia.
to the increase of knowledge concerning the cause and cure of disease.
and to the education of those who would serve humanity.
* Wall. Near the Northwest corner of Claire M. Fagin Hall.
* 39.949050,-75.196700 [map]
* See also:
+wikipedia.org's Philadelphia General Hospital (aka Blockley Almshouse) page




Pyramid
Ernest Shaw, 1975
* geometric form
* East end of Claire M. Fagin Hall.
* 39.949235,-75.195475 [map]
* See also:
+ernestshaw.com




Construction for Outdoors #7
Stephen Porter, 1987
* abstract form
* Up the stairs at the East end of Claire M. Fagin Hall.
* 39.949200,-75.195480 [map]
* See also:
+stephenporterstudio.com




Six Triangles
Ephraim Peleg, 1987
* triangles
* Plaza. On the West side of Claire M. Fagin Hall.
* 39.949025,-75.196700 [map]
* See also:
+pelegstudio.com