Philadelphia Public Art @philart.net

Year: 2015

30th Street Station Sign
Calori and Vanden-Eynden Design, 2015
* big name, sign
* There is another, less dramatic version on the 29th Street side.
* Southwest corner, 30th Street Station. Northeast corner, 30th and Market.
* 39.955070,-75.18297 [map]
* On the Avenue of Technology tour
* Exhibits: New
* See also:
+cvedesign.com
+wikipedia.org's 30th Street Station page




3601 Market Awning
2015
* abstract light display
* Awning. North side of Market, West of 36th.
* 39.956350,-75.194700 [map]
* On the Avenue of Technology tour
* Exhibits: New




Big Daddylonglegs
John W. Parker, 2015
* big abstract insect
* North corner of the driveway, Park Towne Place. South side of the Parkway, West of 22nd.
* 39.961340,-75.177140 [map]
* On the Parkway and Pennsylvania tour
* Exhibits: New
* See also:
+thepaintedgardeninc.com
+parktowneapthomes.com




City Hall Gates
John McArthur, Jr., Vitetta, 2015 (originally designed around 1871)
* abstract ironwork
* Pictures are of the South gates. Location is for the West gates.
* Gates. All four pavilions. City Hall. East side of 15th at Market.
* 39.952485,-75.164420 [map]
* On the City Hall tour
* Exhibits: New
* See also:
+wikipedia.org's John McArthur, Jr. page
+vitetta.com
+philadelphiabuildings.org's City Hall page
+wikipedia.org's City Hall page




Innovation Plaza
ex;it, 2015
* Quotes from Alan Kay, Eleanor Roosevelt and Andy Warhol
* abstract geometric forms, some internally lit
* In addition to the quotes, the blocks on the North end display the names of many innovators.
* inscription:
"The best way to predict the future is to invent it." - Alan Kay
"You must do the thing you think you cannot do." - Eleanor Roosevelt
"They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself." - Andy Warhol
* Plaza. 37th from Market to Chestnut.
* 39.955645,-75.196295 [map]
* On the Avenue of Technology tour
* See also:
+entry for this piece on j2made.com
+entry for this piece on exploreexit.com
+exploreexit.com
+wikipedia.org's Alan Key page
+wikipedia.org's Eleanor Roosevelt page
+wikipedia.org's Andy Warhol page




Joe Frazier Memorial Statue
Stephen Layne, 2015
* Statue of Joe Frazier
* standing person, boxing gloves
* In front of Xfinity Live. Southwest corner, 11th and Pattison.
* 39.904575,-75.168975 [map]
* On the South Broad tour
* Exhibits: Athletic
* See also:
+artist's page about this piece
+stephenlaynestudio.com
+wikipedia.org's Joe Frazier page
+xfinitylive.com




Parkade on 8th
Nacima Boukenna, 2015
* big abstract colored forms, lights
* Parking garage. South side of Arch, spanning 8th.
* 39.953065,-75.153100 [map]
* On the Convention District tour
* See also:
+philapark.org article about Nacima Boukenna




The Porch Fence
Groundswell Design Group, 2015
* trees
* Fence. The Porch. South side, 30th Street Station. Along the North side of Market, East of 30th.
* 39.954777,-75.182130 [map]
* On the Avenue of Technology tour
* Exhibits: New
* See also:
+groundswelldesigngroup.com
+wikipedia.org's 30th Street Station page




The Porch Swings
Gehl Studio, Bill Curran Design, 2015
* big swings
* The Porch. South side, 30th Street Station. North side of Market between 29th and 30th.
* 39.954850,-75.182050 [map]
* On the Avenue of Technology tour
* Exhibits: New
* See also:
+gehlpeople.com
+billcurrandesign.com
+wikipedia.org's 30th Street Station page