The Philadelphia City Hall was completed in 1901 following thirty years of construction. During this period, the original architectural style had gone out of fashion... more »
The Academy of Music opened in 1857 to provide Philadelphia with a first class opera house. It remains one of the very oldest intact opera venues in the world. The plain brick... more »
Dating from 1793, the Philadelphia Mint is the oldest and largest of the six facilities operated by the United States Mint. The present structure is a modern style factory... more »
Library Company of Philadelphia: LCP is America’s oldest cultural institution, founded in 1731 by Benjamin Franklin. Exhibitions, programs, and reading room are open to the public free of charge.