Louis I. Kahn (1901-1974)
Posted by: Squirreleen
N 39° 56.977 W 075° 09.966
18S E 485811 N 4422178
Quick Description: A marker at the location of architect Louis Kahn's offices in Philadelphia.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 10/6/2008 6:00:36 PM
Waymark Code: WM4WNR
Among the foremost architects of the late 20th century. Trained in the Beaux-Arts method at the University of Pennsylvania, Kahn redefined architecture through his extraordinary use of mass, light, and structure. A Penn professor, his office was here.
Note: A recent film, "My Architect", gives a very personal look into the life of this man.
Marker Name: Louis I. Kahn (1901-1974)
Date Dedicated: 06/24/2004
Marker Type: City
Location: 1501 Walnut St., Philadelphia
Category: Buildings, Education, Professions & Vocations
Website: [Web Link]
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