Memorial Hall

West Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Photos 

International Exposition of 1876, Memorial Hall

Photo from the Historic American Buildings Survey

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Description 

Historically, the structure was one of the significant buildings built for the 1876 Centennial Exposition. Architecturally, it was an early monumental building in the United States and one of America's first in the Beaux-Arts manner. -- Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS PA-1659)

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 8, 1976
Reference number
76001665
Architectural style
Victorian: Romanesque
Area of significance
Art
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
Museum
Current function
Museum
Period of significance
1875-1899
Significant year
1876

Update Log 

  • June 21, 2012: New Street View added by wdzinc

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