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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1870/00/00 Thomas Ustick Walter Architect Thomas Ustick Walter works during the end of his career in the architectural office of John McArthur, Jr. It is assumed Walter contributed to the design of Philadelphia's City Hall.
1890/00/00 John Struthers Master Stone Mason John Struthers supplies the stone and supervises its installation at Philadelphia City Hall
1894/00/00 John McArthur Jr Architect Philadelphia City Hall building is built from 1871 until 1894.
1901/00/00 George Herzog Architect Interiors of Philadelphia City Hall are completed. George Herzog work includes the Mayor's Reception Room ceiling, Supreme Court Room, Judges' Consultation Room and Law Library.

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Particulars for Philadelphia City Hall:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Area of Significance Art
Sight Category Building
Historic Use City or Town Hall
Criteria Historic Event
Owner Local
Level of Significance National
Other Description New Louvre
Area of Significance Politics-government
Architectural Style Second Empire



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 76001666
Resource Type:
Owner: Local
Architect: McArthur,John,Jr.; Walter,Thomas U.
Architectural Style: Second empire, Other
Attribute: New Louvre
Other Certification: Designated National Landmark
Nominator Name: National Historic Landmark
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Art, Politics-government, Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Significant Year: 1871, 1881
Historic Function: Government
Historic Sub-Function: City Hall
Current Function: Government
Current Sub-Function: City Hall

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