City Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  A statue of city founder William Penn is at the top. When I was a child on entering Philadelphia by car the first person to spot city hall always said "Behold the largest pen holder in the world!"  We still do.

City Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A statue of city founder William Penn is at the top. When I was a child on entering Philadelphia by car the first person to spot city hall always said "Behold the largest pen holder in the world!" We still do.

PUBLIC BUILDING: Philadelphia City Hall opened in 1901. City Hall took 30 years to build. it was the tallest habitable building in the world from 1901 to 1908. With almost 700 rooms, City Hall is the largest municipal building in the United States.

PUBLIC BUILDING: Philadelphia City Hall opened in 1901. City Hall took 30 years to build. it was the tallest habitable building in the world from 1901 to 1908. With almost 700 rooms, City Hall is the largest municipal building in the United States.

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