Architectural Art & Illustration

James Mann Art Farm. Gallery of architectural rendering / illustration. Click a painting’s name below for a larger view of original art.

Cira Centre South

Watercolor… Three towers along side the Schuylkill River in West Philadelphia, developed by Brandywine Realty Trust and designed by the architectural firm of Pelli Clarke Pelli. The tower to the north, adjacent to Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station is called the Cira Centre. The central tower is called Evo at Cira Centre South and on Walnut… Read more »

The Wetlands Institute

Watercolor… Stone Harbor. A non-profit research and educational center on 6,000 acres of protected wetlands in New Jersey. Architect is Malcolm Wells.

Furness Library Portico

Pen & Ink w/ Watercolor Wash… Furness Library. University of Pennsylvania. Department of Facilities Development. Entry portico of the Library, designed by architect Frank Heyling Furness / Furness Evans Company, built 1890… the 2nd building constructed on Penn’s new campus after the University moved across the Schuylkill River and into West Philadelphia. The building entered… Read more »

Boldt Castle Power House

Watercolor… George C. Boldt, a Prussian immigrate… who became a very wealthy man, builder and owner of the Bellvue-Stratford Hotel in Philadelphia, manager of the Waldorf and Astoria Hotels in New York City, bought Hart Island in the middle of the St. Lawrence River and hired architects George and William Hewitt to create a palatial,… Read more »

Annenberg School

Watercolor… the Annenberg School for Communication was founded by Walter and Leonore Annenberg as two schools, located at two different universities; the University of Pennsylvania on the East Coast and the University of Southern California on the West Coast. Penn’s Annenberg School was designed and built by architect, Alfred E. Poor, in 1962. It was… Read more »

Andrew Jackson Hermitage

Watercolor… 7 interpretive illustrations of buildings with historic significance, that once stood as a part of Andrew Jackson’s 1,000 plus acre, cotton plantation… a cotton gin mill, the overseer’s house, slave housing consisting of a field quarters, several duplex building and one triplex… as well as a combination carriage & stable structure and an ice… Read more »

NASA Assembly Building

Gouache… Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland. Architect is Sanders and Thomas, Inc.

Penn Health System

Watercolor… panoramic view of the Penn Health System facilities, looking east and directly down Convention Avenue; part of the Penn Medicine complex, adjacent to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania… stretching along the east side of 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard in West Philadelphia. On the left is the New Patient Pavilion, currently… Read more »

U.S. Vision

Watercolor & Prisma Color… proposed mall store interior. Interior Design is U.S. Vision.

Furness Library

Pen & Ink & Watercolor… Proposed Restoration . Frank Heyling Furness designed this library building for the University of Pennsylvania in 1890. Architect, Robert Rodes McGoodwin added to it in 1931 and the architectural firm of Venturi Rauch Scott Brown, Assoc., performed a restoration to the interior between 1986 and 1991. The proposed catwalk illustrated,… Read more »

Penn Club Dining Room

Watercolor… one of several illustrations of interior renovations for the University of Pennsylvania’s Penn Club in New York City. Architect is Helpern Architects.

Heritage Ballroom

Gouache… banquet hall… wedding venue. Architect is D’Alonzo & Assocs. with Timothy Henry/David Feinberg.

Penn Cohen

watercolor… a specific vignette… gifted September 22, 2021, from University of Pennsylvania President, Dr. Amy Gutmann to departing Chair of the Board of Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania, David L. Cohen. Illustrated… left to right, bottom to top… Silverman-Lewis Hall, College Hall, Penn Museum Rotunda, Penn Health Pavilion, Smilow Center, Penn Park, Comcast Center… Read more »

Class of 1968 Garden

Watercolor… a small landscaped area of respite adjacent to Blanche Levy Park on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania, along Woodland Walk between the Van Pelt Library & the Jaffe History of Art Building… funded and dedicated by the Class of 1968 Alumni on the occasion of their 50th anniversary. Landscape Architect is Facilities… Read more »

Shoemaker Green

Watercolor… a gift from Penn President Dr. Amy Gutmann to the Shoemaker family in honor of their leadership role, focused on the creation of a 2.75-acre green space in the area between Franklin Field, the Hutchinson Gymnasium and the Palestra. Landscape Architect is Andropogon Associates.

Fisher-Bennett Hall

Watercolor… Fisher-Bennett Hall. Illustration for the upgraded brick paver infill, ADA accessible entry and landscaping on the Southeast corner of 34th & Walnut Streets, at the University of Pennsylvania. Landscape Architect is Facilities and Real Estate Services. The building, originally designed by architects, Stewardson & Page to face Woodland Avenue (abandoned as a street and… Read more »