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From Eyes on the Street: Rodin Museum Rejuvenation

    • The Rodin Museum's three-phased restoration is nearly complete, and the museum will reopen on July 13.
      The Rodin Museum's three-phased restoration is nearly complete, and the museum will reopen on July 13.

While Paul Cret was designing Albert Barnes’ gallery in Merion, his office was also working on plans for the Rodin Museum on the still-new Parkway. And now, decades later, as the Barnes built its new home on the Parkway, the Rodin Museum next door is quietly being restored.

For the last three years the Rodin Museum has undergone a near-complete overhaul that is expected to be complete in July.


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Ashley Hahn, Contributor

Ashley Hahn is an independent writer with a background in historic preservation and city planning. She started Eyes on the Street for PlanPhilly in 2011 and was PlanPhilly's managing editor from 2015-2017. Ashley has lived in 12 zip codes that she can think of, including neighborhoods in Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, and New York. She is a Philadelphian by choice.

Contact Ashley via email or find her on twitter: @ashleyjhahn.



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