Public Art in Philadelphia

A 200–year history of
Public Art

The second in a series of books

on Philadelphia funded by the William Penn Foundation, this

book provides a fascinating

history of its subject, written by Penny Balkin Bach, executive director of the Fairmount Park Art Association (now the Association for Public Art). The book contains

a complete historical and photo- graphic index of every piece of public art in the area at the time,

as well as a set of maps locating each piece.

Client: Temple University Press

Design director: Joel Katz

Designers: Joel Katz, Chandra Diebler

Design firm: Paradigm:Design