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Featured Marker:
Frank Furness (1839-1912)
Dedicated: Friday, September 14, 2012
County: Philadelphia
Marker Type: City
GIS Coordinates: 39.94567-75.16642

Location: 1426 Pine St., Philadelphia

Marker Text: A nationally influential architect, his forceful designs and bold use of industrial materials helped shape American modernism. His works include the Pa. Academy of Fine Arts and U. of Penn Library. Apprentice to Richard Morris Hunt and mentor to Louis Sullivan, Furness was born here.
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