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Drexel Library

Philadelphia Art, Architecture + Design



This guide is intended to help you with your research for projects related to Philadelphia art, architecture + design. Use the navigation on the left to find recommended library + freely available resources for all aspects of regional research.

Questions? Email the Media Arts + Design Librarian, Shannon Robinson, at or schedule a research appointment.

Philadelphia Research Support

Books on Philadelphia

Contested Image : defining Philadelphia for the twenty-first century
Flow The Life and Times of Philadelphia's Schuylkill River
Philadelphia's Rittenhouse Square
Imagining Philadelphia: Edmund Bacon and the Future of the City
The Philadelphia Reader
Powelton Village

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