• Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday.
      Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday.

You are viewing 11 articles with the tag Aerial Viewpoint by the author Ashley Hahn

From Above: Philadelphia Museum of Art (1927)

As the Philadelphia Museum of Art edges toward its 90th birthday, starchitect Frank Gehry has designed an expansion of our most…

From Above: Schuylkill River from South Street, 1927

In honor of the Schuylkill bridges sporting new lighting here's a look back at these crossings from December 31,1927 looking north…

From Above: Reading Viaduct and Callowhill, 1927

It’s been an age since we featured a vintage view of Philly from above, but here’s an especially apt one in…

From Above: Refining along the Lower Schuylkill, 1926

In honor of the Lower Schuylkill Master Plan’s [pdf] release earlier this month, we head back into the past to…

From Above: Race Street Pier and High-Pressure Fire Service Building, 1926

For this installation in our From Above series, we head to a hot spot on the Central Delaware Waterfront for a view…

From Above: Looking West on Market Street, 1925

It’s been a long while since we visited Philadelphia From Above. So this week, in honor of the release of More…

From Above: The Central Delaware Waterfront, 1920

For this week's look at Philadelphia From Above we'll turn to Delaware Waterfront of 1920 in honor of the Behind PlanPhilly Delaware…

From Above: 'Looking in the Parkway, 1925'

Last week, I shared two aerials of the Parkway from 1920 and 1921. This week, as we close out our…

From Above: Building the Parkway and Art Museum, 1920 and 1921

Back in March, I mentioned that Eyes on the Street would start showcasing historic images from the Free Library's amazing Print…

LENS: Photographing Philadelphia from above

In recent decades, there has been a renewed fascination with aerial photography among planners, motivated partly by the work of photographers…

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