Frank Furness - Birthplace
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bluejacket01
N 39° 56.740 W 075° 09.984
18S E 485784 N 4421740
Quick Description: Frank Furness was born and raised here.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 11/22/2012 3:18:59 PM
Waymark Code: WMFRAM
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member The Leprechauns
Views: 3

Long Description:
From the marker: 'Frank Furness (1839-1912)
A nationally influential architect, his forceful designs and bold use of industrial materials helped shape American modernism. His works include the Pa. Academy of Fine Arts and U. of Penn Library. Apprentice to Richard Morris Hunt and mentor to Louis Sullivan, Furness was born here.'

For more about Frank, see frankfurness.org. For the dedication ceremony, see Frank Furness Historic Marker Dedication. For a video about Frank, see Frank Furness: A Philadelphia Original.
Marker Name: Frank Furness (1839-1912)

County: Philadelphia

Date Dedicated: 9/14/2012

Marker Type: City

Location: 1426 Pine St., Philadelphia, PA

Category: Buildings & Architecture, Professions & Vocations

Website: [Web Link]

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