A “threshold between private and public space” is how Monument Lab artist Kaitlin Pomerantz describes the stoop. For Philadelphia photographer John Frank Keith (1883-1947), a city stoop often served as his outdoor studio.
It’s common for people to talk about the feel of music; how certain songs can make you feel like gliding underwater and others shoot you into the air, and you brace for a free fall. Not as many people talk about how music looks, matching colors to genres
Philadelphia, city of firsts, pioneered solitary confinement and the concept of penitence—a prison philosophy that, its advocates hoped, could rescue people from a life of crime. Once the world’s most radical leader in the reconstruction of penal practices and prison spaces, Philadelphia now has the highest rate of incarceration of any large jurisdiction in the country.
The Delaware River is a vital working river--in 2017 Philadelphia’s port is the country’s twelfth largest.
Philadelphia has a storied relationship with the bicycle. This Philadelphia bike story begins in 1819, when Charles Willson Peale, a prolific Philadelphia artist best known for his depictions of the American Founding fathers, encountered the The "Draisiana" on display in Baltimore.
How fitting and appropriate for a German pretzel monument to be here. Philadelphia is the pretzel capital of America.