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Year: 1993

Indian Land Commemorative
Bob Hazous, 1988 - 1995
* big abstract standing people, birds
* On the traffic island next to Penn Treaty Park. Delaware and Marlborough.
* 39.966800,-75.129400 [map]
* On the Kensington tour
* See also:
+Bob Hazous exhibit at the Institute of American Indian Arts
+Bob Hazous interview at thephotographyinstitute.org
+Friends of Penn Treaty Park
+Penn Treaty Park Historical Plaques




Tierra
Sidney Goodman, 1990 - 1995
* standing person, group of babies, detached face
* Pieces on the grounds tend to move over time
* Grounds of Woodmere Art Museum. Corner of Germantown Avenue and Bells Mill Road.
* 40.082550,-75.219700 [map]
* On the Germantown Avenue tour
* Exhibits: New
* See also:
+sidneygoodmanestate.com
+Woodmere Art Museum




Skin of the Bride
Isaiah Zagar, 1991 - 2000
* big abstract, words
* Walls. Painted Bride Art Center. South side of Vine between 2nd and 3rd.
* 39.955725,-75.143950 [map]
* On the Old City tour
* See also:
+philadelphiasmagicgardens.org
+Painted Bride Art Center




cirque, CIRQUE
Judy Pfaff, 1993
* big abstract forms
* Unless you're there for an event, you'll have to look at it through the entrance
* On the ceiling. Ballroom of the Convention Center. Inside Reading Terminal Headhouse, North side of Market between 11th and 12th, at the top of the escalator (top floor).
* 39.952800,-75.159050 [map]
* On the Convention District tour
* See also:
+artist's pictures of this piece
+judypfaffstudio.com
+Pennsylvania Convention Center




Double Figure Eight
Paul Sisko, 1993
* abstract form
* Originally in a park on the South side of Market just East of 32nd. Moved sometime between 2000 and 2004 when the park was replaced with a building. The first picture is from the original location.
* On the campus of Drexel University. East side of 33rd, North of Market.
* 39.956250,-75.189200 [map]
* On the Avenue of Technology tour
* Exhibits: Moved
* See also:
+paulsisko.com
+Drexel University




Lily Composition #3
Anne Froehling, 1993
* fountain, plants
* Plaza. Woodland Walk between 37th and Spruce and 36th and Locust Walk.
* 39.951440,-75.196300 [map]
* On the Penn Campus tour




Rocky Footprints
1993 (approximate)
* In honor of Rocky Balboa
* small symbolic footprints
* Top of the steps. Art Museum. 25th and the Parkway.
* 39.965115,-75.180320 [map]
* On the Art Museum Grounds tour
* See also:
+wikipedia.org's Rocky Balboa page
+Philadelphia Museum of Art




St. Elizabeth Catholic Church Crucifixion
1993 (installed? year St. Elizabeth was closed)
* statue of Jesus
* small group of people standing and crucified, kneeling, with headgear
* I have no information about the relationship between the statues and St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, or who the three women are
* inscription: St. Elizabeth Catholic Church founded 1872
* Archdiocese. Parking lot, Northwest corner, 17th and Race.
* 39.956950,-75.167700 [map]
* On the Franklin Town tour
* Exhibits: Religious, Unidentified
* See also:
+phillychurchproject.com blog entry with picture of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church
+phillychurchproject.com page for St. Veronica that mentions the destruction of St. Elizabeth
+Archdiocese listing for St. Elizabeth
+ushistory.org mention of the laying of the cornerstone of St. Elizabeth
+Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia