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    Who built Boys' High School in Philadelphia

    They used to build some beautiful schools for boys in Philadelphia. Apparently it got torn down at some point. Central High School (Philadelphia): In September 1900, the school moved to its third location in a newer and larger building located at Broad, Green, Fifteenth, and Brandywine Streets...
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    1871-1901: Philadelphia City Hall

    Philadelphia City Hall The building was constructed from 1871 to 1901 within Penn Square, in the middle of Center City. John McArthur Jr. and Thomas Ustick Walter designed the building in the Second Empire style. City Hall is a masonry building whose weight is borne by granite and brick walls...
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    1876: Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia

    Go Figure what that means: The formal name of the Exposition was the International Exhibition of Arts, Manufactures, and products of the Soil and Mine, but the official theme was the celebration of the United States Centennial 1776-1876. Are we being told to adjust our comprehension? I...
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