The Liberty Bell originally hung in the tower of Independence Hall across the street. It continued to be used after the initial cracking when the fracture was enlarged to allow... more »
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 »
Wagner Free Institute of Science: Incorporated in 1855 to provide free public education in science, this National Historic Landmark houses a museum collection displayed in original wood cases dating to the 1880s.