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Paul Philippe Cret

(1876-1945)

 
 
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By Don Morfe, April 14, 2015
1. Paul Philippe Cret Marker
Inscription. A celebrated architect and civic planner, Cret lived after 1911 here at 516 Woodland Terrace in this block of Italianate villas built in 1861. His legacy includes the Benjamin Franklin Bridge, Rodin Museum, and (in Washington, DC) the Folger Library.
 
Erected 1992 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 56.941′ N, 75° 12.28′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on Woodland Terrace. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 516 Woodland Terrace, Philadelphia PA 19104, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Woodlands (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Herman Herzog (approx. 0.2 miles away); Commodore David Porter (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Woodlands-Historic Mansion, Cemetery and Landscape (approx. mile away); Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science (approx. mile away); Philadelphia General Hospital (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Penn Relays (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. Bridges & ViaductsCharity & Public WorkNotable Persons
 
Paul Philippe Cret Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2015
2. Paul Philippe Cret Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 16, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 238 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 16, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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