Cheesesteak is synonymous with Philadelphia. So is Louis Kahn!
Richards Medical Research Lab on Hamilton Walk at UPenn has some similarities to Salk Institute at the University of California in San Diego: both are University projects, both research centers, both designed by Louis Kahn.
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Salk laid out as as two parallel, rectangular and identical buildings whereas Richards was originally 3 towers with a central building that housed the mechanicals (later expanded into 5 towers with the Goddard expansion)
UCSD Salk Institute Floorplan
Richards (Goddard) Floorplan
Salk utilized concrete and wood and is 4-stories tall whereas Richards uses Brick and Concrete and is 8 stories tall.