Architecture Walking Tour: Classical Philadelphia
Meet at Penna. Hospital Gate, Pine St. between 8th & 9th Sts.
Discover the Philadelphia known as "The Athens of America" in the early 19th century. Hear about some of this country's greatest neo-classical architects and learn why they turned to ancient Greece for inspiration in designing buildings for the new American democracy. Significant highlights include the Second Bank of the US and the Merchant's Exchange, both designed by architect William Strickland.
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1608 Walnut St.
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Philadelphia, PA 19103
215-546-1146 ext 3