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Old November 6th, 2013, 05:18 AM   #101
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3 Pictures of City Hall Being Built

Stone going up in 1881:








And City Hall as it stood in 1932:



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wohoho.. would have been good if colour photography was around back in those days..does anyone know what kind of refurbishments the building had? i'm aware they did some interior rennovations, but what about the facade.. does anyone have a list of what was done or any before-after shots?
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wohoho.. would have been good if colour photography was around back in those days..does anyone know what kind of refurbishments the building had? i'm aware they did some interior rennovations, but what about the facade.. does anyone have a list of what was done or any before-after shots?
The building is a treasured landmark so even during its conversion to a hotel the fašade and PSFS sign were maintained as they always have been.


Philadelphia Savings Fund Society Building - 1200 Market Street, Philadelphia by Anomalous_A, on Flickr


41a Philadelphia Saving Fund Society Building (PSFS Building) - Loews Philadelphia Hotel - NRHP-76001667 (E) by Kansas Sebastian, on Flickr
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The building is a treasured landmark so even during its conversion to a hotel the fašade and PSFS sign were maintained as they always have been.


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41a Philadelphia Saving Fund Society Building (PSFS Building) - Loews Philadelphia Hotel - NRHP-76001667 (E) by Kansas Sebastian, on Flickr
hmm i must admit! the facade looks pretty good.. esp. the marble.. who would say that it was built in the 1930s! although, i wish they'd change the windows..
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Thirtieth Street Station under construction in 1932


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I wonder how many taller towers would exist in Philly if not for the agreement/rule to not build taller than city hall.
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An autogyro takes off from a rooftop in Philadelphia. 1930.



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