Client
City of Philadelphia
Project
Philadelphia City Hall Restoration
Project Type

Philadelphia City Hall is a major civic landmark, built over a period of 30 years.

The French Second Empire structure is a National Historic Landmark with more than 990,000 SF of interior space built around a 40,000 SF courtyard. The restoration of City Hall brings the building into the 21st Century with a multi-phase plan to preserve the building and grounds, accommodate future uses, and permit the incorporation of new technologies. Kelly/Maiello’s work on the project included development of a Master Plan, a series of interior renovations for a variety of city agencies, and the phased restoration of its historic exterior including masonry, roofing, gutters, flashing, cast iron cornices, windows and sculpture.

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North facade pre-restoration
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North facade post-restoration
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City Hall north facade post-restoration
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City Hall with scaffolding
City Hall without scaffolding (post-restoration)

Photo/Image credits:  Halkin | Mason Photography