On this day, technician Karl Solmssen was cleaning Einar Jonsson’s statue of Viking explorer Thorfinn Karlsefni, along Boathouse Row.
Controller Alan Butkovitz says a random sample of 25 pieces found that half were either damaged, vandalized, could not be located or had other inventory issues.
These murals paint the city of Philadelphia bright with artistic expression.
Philadelphia has one of the largest collections of public art in the country and now more information that ever is available with just a few taps on your cell phone.
“Site Seeing” is a month-long program in April from the Fairmount Park Art Association, to help the public rediscover public art.