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The City Hall of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

 
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Distance from city center: 8.1mi
tylerd's pictureby tylerd Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 25th of September, 2010
Dominating the center of the town, City Hall has been one of the tallest habitable buildings in the world until 1908. Designed by architect John McArthur Jr., the building has several features including an observation deck.

The statue of William Penn stands atop the clock tower and is only one of the 250 statues that adorn the building. It has about 700 rooms, including City Council Room and several grand staircases. Though we didn’t have time explore the building from the inside, and see all these great rooms, I have to admit, the sight of the City Hall as you drive up on Broad Street is amazing. The building’s exterior speaks of a Second Empire style and refinement and is an amazing sight to see.

Address:
W Broad St & Market St, Palmyra, NJ 08065, USA

 
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