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Private Tour of Pennsylvania Kahn Residences with Kahn Expert William Whita...

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The Fabric Workshop and Museum

1214 Arch Street

Philadelphia, PA 19107

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William Whitaker Kahn scholar and Curator of the Louis I. Kahn Collection of the Architectural Archives of the University of Pennsylvania School of Design, will lead two behind-the-scenes guided bus tours of Kahn designed residencies, the Margaret Esherick House (1959-62) and the Norman & Doris Fisher House (1960-67), both featured in the exhibition Louis Kahn: The Power of Architecture. This is a rare opportunity for architecture enthusiasts to experience Kahn’s private commissions while gaining an in-depth understanding of Kahn through Whitaker’s scholarship.

Tickets include round trip transit on a private bus, admission to both houses, and light refreshments. This an exclusive opportunity not to be missed! Tickets will go fast. Participants are encouraged to make reservations before August 15, 2017. Please note that space is limited and tickets are nonrefundable.

Tickets $50.00 before August 15, 2017. Regular admission $65.00.




About William Whitaker

William Whitaker is the curator of The Architectural Archives of the University of Pennsylvania School of Design. Trained as an architect at Penn and the University of New Mexico, Whitaker has worked for over 20 years documenting and interpreting the collections of the Architectural Archives, most notably the work of architect Louis I. Kahn, landscape architect Lawrence Halprin, and the partnership of Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown. He has organized and co-curated over 30 exhibitions and co-authored: The Houses of Louis I. Kahn (Yale University Press, 2013) with George Marcus, the first comprehensive study of the architect’s house designs.




Pickup and drop-off at The Fabric Workshop and Museum, 1214 Arch Street, Philadelphia PA 19107. Morning tour begins promptly at 9:30 am and ends at 1:00 pm. Afternoon tour begins promptly at 1:30 pm and ends at 5:00 pm.

For additional questions about the tour please contact The Fabric Workshop and Museum at reservations@fabricworkshopandmuseum.org or (215) 561-8888.

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The Fabric Workshop and Museum

1214 Arch Street

Philadelphia, PA 19107

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