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“billy goat”

Artwork

Billy

(1914)

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.

Artwork

Wilt Chamberlain

(2004)

by Omri Amrany (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.

Artwork

General Galusha Pennypacker Memorial

(1934)

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.

Artwork

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.

Artwork

Penguins

(1917)

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.

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