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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County of Philadelphia.
219 S. 6th Street
National Register Number: 72001144
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Recreation & Culture - auditorium. The threat level was Satisfactory in
Certified Local Government: YES
This NHL offers public access.
Please contact the NHL directly for visitor information.
Current use/information: Special Collections Library; see www.PhilaAthenaeum.org.
Web Site: www.PhilaAthenaeum.org.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - December 8, 1976):
Completed in 1847, this is one of the first Italian-style palazzo designs in America. Architect John Notman (1810-1865) designed this structure; his design was the winner in a competition in which Strickland, Haviland, and Walter all took part.

There are no threats to the NHL at this time.


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