Architectural Art & Illustration

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

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.

Meyerson Hall Proposed Entry

Watercolor… a proposal to create a new, outward facing, entrance facade for Meyerson Hall, fronting a 34th & Walnut Streets, Woodland Walk entry into the University of Pennsylvania campus. Architect is Marian Weiss.

Cincinnati Union Terminal

Watercolor… The Cincinnati Union Terminal was designed by Alfred T. Fellheimer and Steward Wagner Architects with Paul Philippe Cret and Roland Wank as design consultants, as a cumulative terminal station for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad; the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad; the Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railway; the Louisville and Nashville Railroad; the… Read more »

Steinberg Conference Center

Gouache… expansion of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania along 38th Street, between Locust Walk and Spruce Street. Architect is The Hillier Group. 

River Fields Parking

Gouache… Multi-level parking garage with roof top tennis courts off the Walnut Street Bridge. Proposed development by the University of Pennsylvania on former Pennsylvania Railroad land between the Schuylkill River and the athletic facilities of the Palestra & Franklin Field. This area eventually became “Penn Park” in 2011. The multi-level parking garage was not built.

River Fields Sports

Watercolor & Gouache… River Fields, proposed development. Department of Facilities Planning, University of Pennsylvania. Mid 70’s expansion of Penn’s athletic fields below South Street. Aerial view looking over the west bank of the Schuylkill River and Schuylkill Expressway.

Landscape 37th & Locust

Watercolor…  extending the 1977 LAMP vocabulary along Locust Walk, to envelop and cross 37th Street and on to the Class of 1949 Bridge over 38th Street.

Sears Tower – Chicago

Watercolor… 108-story building, built 1973, designed by Architects Skidmore, Owings and Merril. Now called Willis Tower.

Penn Club – NYC

Gouache…proposed exterior facade conversion of former Touro College building at 30 W 44th St, New York City, into a Penn Club for University of Pennsylvania alumni… 1991. Architect is Helpern Architects.

Steinberg-Dietrich Hall Infill

Watercolor… McKim, Mead & White designed the Wharton School’s Dietrich Hall in 1952. An infill and atrium was added by Warner Burns Toan & Lunde in 1983… including an old trading station from the New York Stock Exchange, preserved in the lower court.

Lauder-Fisher Hall

Watercolor… Lauder-Fischer Hall at the University of Pennsylvania, was built onto a slope in 1990. This is an aerial view of the proposed upper level, courtyard landscape, with ADA compliant 2nd level entry. Architect is Davis Brody Assocs.