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Frank Furness (1839-1912)

Frank Furness (1839-1912)

A nationally influential architect, his forceful designs and bold use of industrial materials helped shape American modernism. His works include the Pa. Academy of Fine arts and U. of Penn Library. Apprentice to Richard Morris Hunt and mentor to Louis Sullivan. Furness was born here. (Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission 2012)

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