04 Dec 2018

Philadelphia and Revolutionary War Architecture

Philadelphia was the “headquarters” of the colonies and the de facto capital during the Revolutionary War (1775-1783). Not until 1800, in fact, did Washington, D.C., become the official capital. Philadelphia also hosted the first Continental...

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27 Nov 2018
12 Nov 2018

Subway Art & Architecture

One of the most popular and efficient means of transportation in large cities is the subway. With a 150-year history in the U.S. and Europe, the subway’s subterranean venue provides a welcomed showcase for art and architecture to enliven what...

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11 Nov 2018

Greek and Roman Influences on Washington, D.C. Architecture

Just as America is a “melting pot” of culture, its architecture is an international blend as well. A good example is our nation’s capital. A “planned community” designed by Pierre Charles L’Enfant, Washington, D.C., reflects the influences of...

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19 Oct 2018
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