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Friday, July 31, 2015

Rental Space Available at the Art Alliance!

Call us today to learn more about availability at 215-545-4302

The historic Wetherill mansion was designed by Charles Klauder of Frank Miles Day & Brothers Architects, and constructed in 1906 for Samuel Price Wetherill, the father of Philadelphia Art Alliance founder Christine Wetherill Stevenson. Stevenson lived in the building until she donated it to the PAA in 1926. The Wetherill Mansion is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as part of the Rittenhouse National Register of Historic Districts. Designed in the style of an Italian Renaissance Palazzo, the exterior of the building is clad in carved sandstone, and the interior retains much of the original features. Ornamental plasterwork, an original Palladian stained glass window, hand-carved wood paneling, and ironwork by Samuel Yellin are fine examples of Philadelphia craftsmanship, and speak to the PAA’s special focus on craft and design. Interested in hosting your next event at the Philadelphia Art Alliance? Email Tanesha Ford, Events Coordinator, at tford@philartalliance.org