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by Albert Laessle (1877 - 1954)

Rittenhouse Square, Walnut Street between 18th and 19th Streets

Inspired by and rendered after a family goat, this sculpture was one of several animals that Albert Laessle created.

The Association for Public Art remembers longtime trustee Philip Price, Jr., who passed away in February at the age of 88. Price joined the Board in 1991, and generously supported a number of our projects as well as other nonprofit organizations in Philadelphia. He funded the restoration and recasting of the “Billygoat sculpture in Rittenhouse Square, which his grandfather, Eli Kirk Price II, gifted to the City of Philadelphia through this Association.


William Penn

(1890, cast 1892)

by Alexander Milne Calder (1846 - 1923)

City Hall Tower, Broad and Market Streets

Over thirty-six feet tall and weighing more than 53,000 pounds, Alexander Milne Calder’s William Penn atop City Hall is one of Philadelphia’s most prominent landmarks.




by Albert Laessle (1877 - 1954)

Philadelphia Zoo, near Bird House entrance; zoo admission (fee) required to view this sculpture

Albert Laessle’s small animal groupings are unique in their realistic yet lively portrayal. The artist’s studio was close to the Philadelphia Zoo, which gave him easy access to animal models.


Wilt Chamberlain


by Omri Amrany (b. 1954)

Southeast corner of the Wells Fargo Center, 11th Street south of Pattison Avenue

A sculpture of the former 7-foot-1 Philadelphia 76er outside of the Wells Fargo Center.


Swann Memorial Fountain


by Alexander Stirling Calder (1870 - 1945)

Logan Square, Benjamin Franklin Parkway at 19th Street

Three bronze Native Americans that represent Philadelphia’s three main waterways: the Delaware and Schuylkill Rivers, and Wissahickon Creek.


General Galusha Pennypacker Memorial


by Albert Laessle (1877 - 1954)

Logan Square Benjamin Franklin Parkway and 19th Street

Galusha Pennypacker, a native of Chester County, Pennsylvania, became at age 22 the youngest general to serve in the Civil War.

A month-long series of photography workshops led by Philadelphia-based photographers for participants of all levels. See the city’s sculpture through a new lens!

Learn more about the Association for Public Art unique history with aPA’s full timeline, which details more than 140 years of the organization’s work to commission, preserve, interpret, and promote public art in the city of Philadelphia.