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Wanamaker Building

Identification

Wanamaker Building
John Wanamaker Department Store
117888

Map

Structure in General

high-rise building
existing [completed]
steel
pile foundation
granite
limestone
renaissance revival

Usage

commercial office
mercantile

Facts

  • The building has an Italian Renaissance design, built around a "Great Court".
  • One of the world's largest organs is in the building, with recitals given three times daily.
  • The seventh floor holds an art gallery displaying paintings from several of the major European schools of art. There are also "objets d'art" placed throughout the store.

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More Information

Location

1300-1326 Market Street
1300 Market Street at Juniper Street, SW corner
19107
U.S.A.

Technical Data

270.00 ft
270.00 ft
270.00 ft
480.01 ft
250.00 ft
15
3
1902
1910
660

Involved Companies

Architect:

Also recorded for this building:

check engineering, construction company, developer, general contractor, owner, window supplier

Features & Amenities

  • One of the city's famous buildings
  • City landmark
  • National landmark