Philadelphia Art Alliance Blog

Craftsmen of the Wetherill Mansion: Charles Klauder

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Charles Klauder, 1872-1938: Klauder was born in Philadelphia and trained in architecture at a young age, joining his first firm at age 15. In 1910, he became a partner at the firm of Frank Miles Day. As partner, he designed Franklin Field  (1922), the Boy Scouts of America Headquarters (1929), as well as a great number of collegiate buildings. Scholars suggest that Klauder designed the Wetherill Mansion under the auspices of Frank Miles Day.

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Wetherill Mansion, c. 1920

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Franklin Field, 1922, University of Pennsylvania

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