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Year: 1959

The Spirit of Enterprise
Jacques Lipchitz, 1950 - 1960
* Quote from Theodore Roosevelt
* big eagle, snake, person leaning forward
* inscription: Our nation glorious in youth and strength looks into the future with fearless and eager eyes as vigorous as a young man to run a race. -Theodore Roosevelt
* Central Terrace Ellen Phillips Samuel Memorial. Kelly Drive, past Boat House Row.
* 39.973600,-75.190875 [map]
* On the Kelly Drive tour
* Exhibits: Favorites
* See also:
+wikipedia.org's Jacque Lipchitz page
+wikipedia.org's Theodore Roosevelt page
+ushistory.org's Samuel Memorial tour page




Church of the Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith
1959 (year of building)
* Symbols and name of Jesus
* crosses and other symbols
* North and West sides. Church of the Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith. Southeast corner, 22nd and Bainbridge.
* 39.944100,-75.178710 [map]
* On the Fitler Square tour
* Exhibits: Religious
* See also:
+Church of the Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith




Construction #66
Jose de Rivera, 1959
* linear form
* Clearly visible through the window, but if the door's open you can also view it from inside.
* In the window of the Annenberg School of Communications. South side of Walnut, West of 36th.
* 39.952940,-75.195600 [map]
* On the Penn Campus tour
* See also:
+Smithsonian Oral History Interview with Jose de Rivera
+Annenberg School of Communications




The Hand and Eye of God
J. Wallace Kelly, 1959
* eye and hand, tools
* The title is from the James A. Michener Art Museum's web site. Public Art in Philadelphia says "Titles Unknown."
* Stair Posts. North Terrace Ellen Phillips Samuel Memorial. Kelly Drive, past Boat House Row.
* 39.974550,-75.191400 [map]
* On the Kelly Drive tour
* See also:
+michenermuseum.org's J. Wallace Kelly Page
+ushistory.org's Samuel Memorial tour page