Penn's Plan and the Founding of the City (John Andrew Gallery, Executive Director, Preservation Alliance of Greater Philadelphia)
"Building Philadelphia: Architecture, History & Politics" is the definitive course on the development of Philadelphia and its architecture. This engaging 10-part lecture series is taught by a selection of architects, urban planners, art historians, and social historians from local universities and architecture firms. Topics covered include William Penn's original plan, Archaeology & Preservation in Philadelphia, major urban planning projects such as the Benjamin Franklin Parkway & Society Hill, Skyscrapers, Modernism in Philadelphia, and the future of development in the city.
Full Series: $150 General Public, $100 Members, $50 Students / AIA Associates
Individual Lectures: $20 General Public, $15 Members, $10 Students / AIA Associates