Tag: Philadelphia Academy of Fine Arts

  • Frank Furness, Philadelphian

    Frank Furness, Philadelphian


    Walking into a building for the first time seldom prompts the question, who was the architect? Names like Wright, van der Rohe, Gropius, Pei and Fuller come to mind, but Furness? – not so much. Frank Furness isn’t well known beyond his home town of Philadelphia, but his forty year career brought over six-hundred homes,…

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Past Article

Bill Burton


The 1950s-1960s civil rights movement drew widespread opposition that frequently called Martin Luther King, Jr. and other activists as “communists,” as this John Birch Society card shows. It’s numbered CR2. There just had to be a CR1. It took years to find, and here’s its story.

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