Architecture and City Planning

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Architecture and City Planning

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Images and information about classicizing buildings, architectural ornament, city planning, architects, and related matters.

Items in the Architecture and City Planning Collection

Louis Bergdoll mausoleum
The tomb of Louis Bergdoll (1825-1894) recalls one of Philadelphia's earliest large-scale German brewers. According to a small bronze plaque at its base, it was erected by his daughter, Louise Bergdoll Alter, and by Elizabeth E. Schoening Rieger,…

Frederick Poth mausoleum
The tomb of Frederick A. Poth (1840-1905) faces that of another Philadelphia brewer, Louis Bergdoll, which it antedates by a decade. Poth came to the United States in 1861; by 1863, he was married and had opened a small brewing business that rapidly…

Berwind Mausoleum
The tomb of Edward J. Berwind (1848-1936), modeled on the Tower of the Winds, Athens. Berwind attended the U.S. Naval Academy and served until 1875. He then entered the coal business. He and his brother Charles acquired coal mines in Pennsylvania,…

Berwind Mausoleum
The tomb of Edward J. Berwind (1848-1936), modeled on the Tower of the Winds, Athens. Berwind attended the U.S. Naval Academy and served until 1875. He then entered the coal business. He and his brother Charles acquired coal mines in Pennsylvania,…

Berwind Mausoleum
The tomb of Edward J. Berwind (1848-1936), modeled on the Tower of the Winds, Athens. Berwind attended the U.S. Naval Academy and served until 1875. He then entered the coal business. He and his brother Charles acquired coal mines in Pennsylvania,…

Berwind Mausoleum
The tomb of Edward J. Berwind (1848-1936), modeled on the Tower of the Winds, Athens. Berwind attended the U.S. Naval Academy and served until 1875. He then entered the coal business. He and his brother Charles acquired coal mines in Pennsylvania,…

Berwind Mausoleum
The tomb of Edward J. Berwind (1848-1936), modeled on the Tower of the Winds, Athens. Berwind attended the U.S. Naval Academy and served until 1875. He then entered the coal business. He and his brother Charles acquired coal mines in Pennsylvania,…

Berwind Mausoleum
The tomb of Edward J. Berwind (1848-1936), modeled on the Tower of the Winds, Athens. Berwind attended the U.S. Naval Academy and served until 1875. He then entered the coal business. He and his brother Charles acquired coal mines in Pennsylvania,…

Berwind Mausoleum
The tomb of Edward J. Berwind (1848-1936), modeled on the Tower of the Winds, Athens. Berwind attended the U.S. Naval Academy and served until 1875. He then entered the coal business. He and his brother Charles acquired coal mines in Pennsylvania,…

Berwind Mausoleum
The tomb of Edward J. Berwind (1848-1936), modeled on the Tower of the Winds, Athens. Berwind attended the U.S. Naval Academy and served until 1875. He then entered the coal business. He and his brother Charles acquired coal mines in Pennsylvania,…