Philadelphia Public Art

Year: 2008

Philadelphia's Magic Gardens
Isaiah Zagar, 1994 - 2013 (ongoing)
* big abstract partial people, plates, dishes, cups, bottles, bicycle parts, words
* Large portions are visible from the sidewalk. See the website for admission information.
* Courtyard/garden. South side of South between 10th and 11th.
* 39.942825,-75.159400 [map]
* On the Lombard-South tour
* See also:

A Part / Apart
James Fuhrman, 2008
* abstract representation of an idea
* The inscription is on the bands between the panels, which had not yet been installed when the first picture was taken
* inscription:
A Part and Apart
One Person, One House, One Block
One City
So Many People
So Much To Learn
So Much To Unlearn
6,000 Million
Connected / Separate
* Wall. West side of 7th, South of Delancey.
* 39.944660,-75.153490 [map]
* On the Washington Square tour
* See also:

Ars Medendi (screen)
Jim Sandborn, 2008
* abstract form, medical texts
* Walkway, West side of 10th, North of Locust.
* 39.947850,-75.157775 [map]
* On the Jefferson Center City Campus tour
* Exhibits: Medical
* See also: page for this piece

Bear Bench
* painted bear bench
* The hat is not original to the piece.
* North corner, Germantown and Southampton.
* 40.074375,-75.203490 [map]
* On the Germantown Avenue tour
* Exhibits: New

Before, Now, Tomorrow
Erica Loustau, Henry Loustau, 2008
* clock, gears and wheels, moon and stars
* There are two related pieces on the platforms.
* Interior. 52nd Street MFL Station. Southeast corner, 52nd and Market.
* 39.959800,-75.224700 [map]
* See also:
+SEPTA's page for this piece's 52nd Street Station page

Comcast Center Fountain
Laurie Olin, 2008
* fountain
* Plaza. Comcast Center. Northwest corner, 17th and JFK.
* 39.954325,-75.168600 [map]
* On the JFK North tour
* See also: Comcast Center entry

Comcast Center Trellis
Laurie Olin, 2008
* abstract light refraction
* Trellis. In front of Comcast Center. Northwest corner, 17th and JFK.
* 39.954275,-75.168600 [map]
* On the JFK North tour
* See also: Comcast Center entry

Finding Mantua
Lars Hokanson, Felix St. Fort, 2008
* small cars, buildings, trees, standing people
* West wall. Charles L. Durham Branch Library. Southeast corner, 34th and Haverford.
* 39.963900,-75.191525 [map]
* On the Powelton tour
* See also:'s Charles L. Durham Branch page

From Roots to Recovery
Emilie Ledieu, 2008
* plants
* Fence. North side of Lancaster at Brandywine, Sloan and 39th.
* 39.962275,-75.200410 [map]
* See also:

Octopus Gate
Jason Roberts, 2008
* octopus
* Gate. Silk City Diner. North side of Spring Garden, East of 5th.
* 39.961275,-75.145940 [map]
* On the Northern Liberties tour
* See also: story that begins with the making of the gate

Philadelphia Building Chandelier
Warren Muller, 2008
* chandelier
* Visible through the window
* Interior. East side of Juniper, North of Walnut.
* 39.949425,-75.163050 [map]
* On the Gayborhood tour
* See also:

Pyramid Lights
* big abstract lights
* Was on the 32nd Street Walkway between Market and Chestnut. Missing since late April, 2013. Was programmable and changed colors at night
* 39.955000,-75.187100 [map]
* Exhibits: Missing
* See also:
+Drexel University