City Hall is one of Philadelphia’s most prominent buildings. Located at the exact center of founding father William Penn’s plans for the city, it was constructed from 1871 to 1901. In order to emphasize the political importance of Philadelphia, the architect John McArthur, Jr. designed City Hall to be the tallest building in the world, […]
Last weekend, my sister and I spent an afternoon visiting her alma mater, Georgetown University, and strolling through the surrounding neighborhood. I always loved visiting her when she attended school here. The campus has many beautiful buildings; you can practically feel the history seeping out of the Gothic and Georgian architecture.