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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

Usages

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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Location

1300-1326 Market Street
1301-1325 Chestnut Street, 2-40 South 13th Street
3-39 South Juniper Street
1300 Market Street at Juniper Street, SW corner
19107
Center City East
Center City
Philadelphia
Pennsylvania
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

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Features & Amenities

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