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The Ritz-Carlton Philadelphia

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Identification

The Ritz-Carlton Philadelphia
Girard Trust Building, Two Mellon Plaza
117923

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Structure in General

skyscraper
existing [completed]
white
neo-classicism

Usages

hotel

Facts

  • The Ritz-Carlton Philadelphia (built as the Girard Trust Building) is located on the site formerly occupied by the West End Trust Building.
  • Height is from exterior elevation from blueprints.
  • Building was converted to hotel by James Garrison and Dr. George C. Skarmeas, architects.
  • This is the most recent building in Philadelphia to carry the Ritz-Carlton name. The Daniel J. Terra Building, a few blocks to the south on the opposite side of Broad Street, was the original home of the Ritz-Carlton in Philadelphia. Today it is owned by the University of the Arts.

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Location

1400-1412 South Penn Square, 10-32 South Broad Street
10 Avenue of the Arts, 10 South Broad Street
19102
Market West
Center City
Philadelphia
Pennsylvania
U.S.A.

Technical Data

393.90 ft
393.90 ft
393.90 ft
30
1930

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Features & Amenities

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