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Louis Magaziner and Julian Abele: The Story of an Unusual Friendship

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
5:30 PM – 8:00 PM 

Athenaeum of Philadelphia
219 South 6th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106


In this presentation, Magaziner's great-grandniece explores this unusual friendship between two prominent Philadelphia architects.

Louis Magaziner and Julian F. Abele, the first Jew and the first African American, to graduate from the University of Pennsylvania's School of Architecture, forged a bond as students that endured for the rest of their lives. In this presentation, Magaziner's great-grandniece explores this unusual friendship between two prominent Philadelphia architects.

Amy Cohen spent 20 years as a social studies teacher, most recently at Masterman. She is currently the Director of Education at History Making Productions where she develops educational materials to accompany documentaries about the Philadelphia region. Amy was born and raised in Center City long before the era of sidewalk cafes and pop up beer gardens. She now lives in West Mount Airy with her husband—also a lifelong Philadelphian—and their two daughters.

This program is is a collaboration between the Athenaeum and the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, and the National Museum of American Jewish History.


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