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Dream Garden Glass Mosaic

601 Walnut St # 45, in the Curtis Building, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3323
+1 732-604-3444
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601 Walnut St # 45, in the Curtis Building, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3323
City Center East
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+1 732-604-3444
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Reviewed 10 July 2016

The Dream Garden is a gem hidden just a block from Independence Hall in the Curtis Building. The beautiful glass mosaic was created for the lobby of the Beaux Arts style building by Maxfield Parrish and Louis Comfort Tiffany - a collaboration that yielded a...More

Thank dzphillips
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Considered on of the great artistic collaborations of the 20th Century this Dream Garden is just minutes from the Historic District/Liberty Bell in the Curtis Center lobby. Find it and be rewarded with the experience of viewing this masterpiece which could be of greater value...More

Thank Dreyfus01
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Happened upon this after seeing the many outdoor mosaics on South Street. This one is so lovely. In reading the plaque, it is hard to image they had thought it could be broken into pieces/panels to move. I am so glad the money was raised...More

Thank Sandra W
Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

Free and pretty. Not busy, but not much to see. Worth stopping by but it will be a quick visit. You can easily get a picture of the entire mural.

1  Thank mary7484
Reviewed 24 March 2016

This is an undiscovered treasure of Philadelphia. Located in the Curtis Center lobby one walks in and there it is, filling the whole wall in front of you. Set behind a non functioning fountain, the picture is of a garden with a valley and mountains...More

Thank ChocolateCzar
Reviewed 12 March 2016

We wandered into the lobby of the Curtis building near Independence hall and were entranced by this wonderful mosaic. You can feel as well as see the influences of both Tiffany and Parrish. Well worth a stop while strolling in the historic area.

Thank TomCost
Reviewed 5 March 2016

This extremely detailed piece resides in the lobby of the Curtis Center, a massive office building overlooking Independence Hall. The stained glass window is worth a look, even if it means looking through the window when the place is closed. Don't make that mistake and...More

Thank MrSaturn64
Reviewed 20 December 2015

An absolutely stunning glass mosaic located in the lobby of the former Curtis Publishing building (Saturday Evening Post) This resembles a Maxfield Parrish painting, but is aglow with the reflected light from the thousands of glass fragments that compose this huge mosaic artwork.

Thank Marvin G
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Beautiful mosaic created with over 100,000 pieces of glass tile. Make sure to stop by when visiting the sites of historical Philadelphia. The short time you are there will be worth the visit!

1  Thank benji5781
Reviewed 30 October 2015

Once coveted by Steve Wynn, who tried to buy and remove the mural from its historic locale to take to Vegas to install in a casino. Philadelphians rose up to protect and save the mural in situ in the former home of Curtis publishing (Saturday...More

Thank MissElegance
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Response from SteveinPhilly | Reviewed this property |
The Dream Garden is one of my favorite "hidden Gens" in Philly. It is in the Curtis Center Bliging on the 6th Str side just noth of Walnut. It was created by the Tiffany Studios. It is owned by casino mogul (I think he still... More
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