Autumn Revisited

South Philadelphia

It's forever a golden fall in this beautiful work by David Guinn on the side of the Fleisher Art Memorial. The trees in the mural blend in seamlessly with those in the adjoining park.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby South Philadelphia attractions

1. Fleisher Art Memorial

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A wide variety of classes and workshops are held at this art school, founded in 1898. Parts of the building are worth a look as it includes the Romanesque…

2. Frank Rizzo Mural

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A giant mural of ex-mayor Frank Rizzo overlooks the Italian Market parking lot on the corner of Montrose St. It's one of the most regularly vandalized…

3. South 9th Street Italian Market

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One of the most vibrant parts of South Philadelphia, this several-blocks-long commercial strip is lined with produce stalls that sell their wares under…

4. Isaiah Zagar House

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Isaiah Zagar is the artist responsible for scores of mosaic murals made from found objects, discarded bottles, bits of broken ceramic and mirror, that…

5. Philadelphia's Magic Gardens

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The ongoing life's work of mosaic mural artist Isaiah Zagar, this is a folk-art wonderland of mirror mosaics, bottle walls and quirky sculpture. Zagar's…

6. Mother Bethel AME Church

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This major historical building is the birthplace of the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) church and is the oldest piece of real estate continually owned…

7. Electric Street

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Best visited at twilight when its neon colors have an inky blue sky backdrop, this installation is a collaborative work by mural artist David Guinn and…

8. Physick House

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Home to the 'Father of American Surgery,' Philip Syng Physick, this stately house has been well preserved. Physick is credited with inventing the stomach…