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The Curtis Center

601 Walnut St # 45, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3323
+1 215-238-6450
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A SPECIAL PLACE

When visiting Independence Park take a short walk across Walnut Street to the Curtis Center. In... read more

Reviewed November 4, 2017
Mike M
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Dream Garden

I bring all my guests to see this mural, 15-by-49-foot (4.6 m × 14.9 m) glass-mosaic Dream Garden... read more

Reviewed July 20, 2017
Sue Ellen R
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601 Walnut St # 45, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3323
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"maxfield parrish"
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"atrium"
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"parish"
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"fountain"
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Reviewed November 4, 2017 via mobile

When visiting Independence Park take a short walk across Walnut Street to the Curtis Center. In the entrance lobby there is a magnificent 80 foot glass mosaic produced by Tiffany. It is a garden scene that comes to life in front of you. It is...More

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Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

I bring all my guests to see this mural, 15-by-49-foot (4.6 m × 14.9 m) glass-mosaic Dream Garden (1916) designed by Maxfield Parrish and made by Louis Tiffany and Tiffany Studios.[9] NOT TO BE MISSED.

Thank Sue Ellen R
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Reviewed July 3, 2017

We were there for a wedding reception. The food and service was excellent. The reception was held in the atrium. Such a beautiful old building. If you are in the area, visit the building and make sure that you don't miss the wonderful stained glass...More

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Reviewed June 2, 2017

If you are sightseeing the historic area of Philadelphia this building is three blocks from Independence Mall. The mosaic mural in the lobby is worth the short climb up the steps, it is beautiful. After that move on to the next attraction . If you...More

Thank reelwise
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Reviewed May 3, 2017

BEAUTIFUL location for wedding. The building's architecture magnificent. Glass mural a treasure in main lobby where cocktail hour held. Food was fantastic, staff very attentive. Acoustic wise, there is echo in atrium where ceremony and reception were held. Great time!

Thank hydrofam
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Reviewed April 18, 2017 via mobile

Pretty waterfall like area and a nice mural at one end but other than that it's a pretty bland place.

Thank GRWLR51
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Reviewed January 14, 2017

The Curtis building has the Dream Garden by Maxfield Parrish, a mosaic with more than 260 glass tiles produced by Tiffany. The waterfall in the lobby is beautiful as well.

Thank SND139
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Reviewed January 6, 2017

While most famous for the lobby mosaic collaboration between Maxfield Parrish and Louis Comfort Tiffany, the Curtis Center (at Walnut and 6th St.) has a nice cafe as well. Absolutely worth a stop.....you will be amazed!

Thank RickMIusa
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Reviewed October 26, 2016

Excellent Food! Excellent Service! Excellent Atmosphere and Presentations! This is definitely worthy of 5 stars. Gourmet food served Hot and Fresh! The best Quality. Can't wait to attend another event here! Made memories! If you're lucky enough to get invited here, ENDULGE! Chef Gary!

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Reviewed October 21, 2016

At Atrium level, so close to the front entrance this Dream Garden is a delight for the eyes. It changes hue as you move from left to right and is an amazing achievement and art work.

Thank M L
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Yes, there is the Cooperage which also has a smaller take out store front next to the restaurant. There is also a sandwich shop on the first floor. A new tavern is being renovated to open soon, must be on an upper level... More
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