New Municipal Buildings

New Municipal Buildings Springfield Massachusetts


Stock #: 12458
City: Springfield
State: Massachusetts (MA)
County: Hampden
Publisher: Geo. S. Graves
Postmark: 1911
PM City: Springfield
PM State: MA
Stamp: 1c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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now being erected on Court Street. Pell & Corbett, Architects, New York. Springfield's ""Up-to-date"" Municipal Buildings will do more to advertise the ""City of Homes"" than any other one agency. The building on the right is for the City Offices. The Auditorium on the left will have a seating capacity of 2,000. These buildings will be equal in size, having frontage of 115 feet on Court Street, and a depth of 175 feet, extending to Pynchon Street. Corinthian Columns 41 feet high. Height to apex of pediments 75 feet. Materials, Indiana limestone. Estimated cost, $1,100,000. The clock tower or ""Campanile,"" 270 feet high, is a unique feature of the Group that will attract thousands of visitors to enjoy the grand view of the city and Connecticut Valley
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