Looking for a way to bone up on Philadelphia’s design and development history? The Center for Architecture has you covered with "Building Philadelphia: Architecture, History & Politics" an annual 10-part lecture series running Tuesdays from March 26-May 28. A scholar, historian, planner, or architect will trace a portion of Philadelphia’s built heritage weekly, beginning with WIlliam Penn's plan and continuing through the modern era.
Building Philadelphia lectures will take place at the Center for Architecture (1218 Arch St.) on Tuesdays from March 26 through May 28, 2013, from 6-8pm. For all 10 lectures the series costs $150, $100 for AIA/CFA/Preservation Alliance members, $50 for students and AIA Associates. Individual lectures cost $20, $15 for members, $10 for students/AIA Associates. Advance registration is required. You may register online for any or all of the sessions.