Philadelphia’s public art

Philadelphia has the largest number of public works of art in the country. And, it’s the first city to require some developers to use one percent of their construction budget for art. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the program. WHYY’s Susan Phillips reports.

Philadelphia has the largest number of public works of art in the country. And, it’s the first city to require some developers to use one percent of their construction budget for art. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the program. WHYY’s Susan Phillips reports.

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More Information:
Listen to the extended interview with Penny Balkin Bach, the director of the Fairmount Park Art Association, below. For more information on Philadelphia’s public art check out her website, here.

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