TITLE

Giving Form to a Creation Story — The Remaking of Independence Mall

AUTHOR(S)
Olin, Laurie
PUB. DATE
September 2000
SOURCE
Places: Forum of Design for the Public Realm;Fall2000, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p52
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the author's experience in redesigning the architecture of the Independence Mall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. According to him, the mall has been a resounding failure, whether viewed as a work of art, a social setting, an urban design or architecture. The mall was built with a huge path, three blocks long and one block wide filled with grotesque architectural elements. The author's firm has played a lead role in the preparation of a master plan for its reconstruction.
ACCESSION #
26315821

 

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