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Julian Francis Abele

 
 
Julian Francis Abele Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 15, 2015
1. Julian Francis Abele Marker
Inscription. The first Black graduate of the University of Pennsylvania's School of Architecture, Abele was the chief designer for the nationally known architectural firm of Horace Trumbauer, whose commissions during Abele's career included the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Free Library of Philadelphia on Logan Square.
 
Erected 1991 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 57.897′ N, 75° 10.775′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is at the intersection of 26th Street and Franklin Parkway on 26th Street. Touch for map. The marker is located on the right side of the Philadelphia Museum of Art steps. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19130, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Parkway Museums District (within shouting distance of this marker); From Reservoir to Art Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); The Mounted Amazon Attacked by a Panther/The Lion Fighter (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington Monument (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fairmount Water Works
Museum steps in the background image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 15, 2015
2. Museum steps in the background
(approx. 0.2 miles away); A Home For Art (approx. 0.2 miles away); Paths & Pavilions (approx. 0.2 miles away); Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Also see . . .  Julian Francis Abele Biography. (Submitted on April 29, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. African AmericansIndustry & Commerce
 
Close up of the Museum steps image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 15, 2015
3. Close up of the Museum steps
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 22, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 228 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 22, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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