A Home For Art

A Home For Art (HM20I7)

Location: Philadelphia, PA 19130 Philadelphia County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 57.783', W 75° 10.633'

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Most of the early 20th century plans for the Parkway included two major art museums, each with its own art school.
The architects dreamed of students learning to create works of art next door to grand museums devoted to showing great works of art.
Only the Philadelphia Museum of Art was actually built, opening at the Parkway's western end in 1928.
The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA), also scheduled to move here, remained on Broad Street.
HM NumberHM20I7
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Date Added Monday, August 7th, 2017 at 10:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 484864 N 4423671
Decimal Degrees39.96305000, -75.17721667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 57.783', W 75° 10.633'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 57' 46.98" N, 75° 10' 37.98" W
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Area Code(s)215, 267, 717, 484, 610
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 76 State Rte 3007, Philadelphia PA 19130, US
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