Philadelphia City Hall
The current seat of government for the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the impressive Philadelphia City Hall built in 1901 stands at 167 meters high and is the world’s second tallest masonry building. The building was designed by Scottish architect John McArthur, Jr. and originally intended to the world’s tallest building although by its completion it was already surpassed by the Washington Monument and the Eiffel Tower. With over 700 rooms, the Philadelphia City Hall is the largest municipal building in the country. Open for public tours, visitors take in the expansive view of the city and its surroundings that the deck offers.
- Take a ride in the glass-paneled elevator so that you can see the wooden structure of the building itself
- Enjoy the view from the expansive observation deck that rises approximately 500 ft above street level
For more information, visit the official website at http://www.phila.gov/.