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Our 8 Favorite Napkin Sketches of Philly Landmarks from the AIA Convention

From Frank Furness's Fisher Fine Arts Library to the Barnes

The Philadelphia Center for Architecture was a popular place to be last week during the AIA National Convention. We popped in one day to check out the 2016 Sketch Showcase, which this year featured dozens of napkin sketches of Philly landmarks and hidden gems.

There were plenty of amazing not-so average doodles on display, but here are eight of our favorites, from the mid-century modern Fairmount Park Welcome Center to the Fisher Fine Arts Library. If there's one thing we learned from the sketch showcase, these beautiful buildings look good no matter how you look at them.

1. Philadelphia Independence Hall

2. Benjamin Franklin Bridge

3. Fairmount Park Welcome Center

4. The Barnes Foundation

5. The Philadelphia Museum of Art

6. The Clothespin Sculpture

7. 1421 W. Girard Street

8. Fisher Fine Arts Library

You can see all of the sketches on display at the Center for Architecture.