Municipal Auditorium and Convention Hall

Municipal Auditorium and Convention Hall Philadelphia Pennsylvania


Stock #: 308091
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Philadelphia
State: Pennsylvania (PA)
County: Philadelphia
Publisher: Charles F. Willing
Postmark: 1957 Nov-20
PM City: Philadelphia
PM State: PA
Stamp: 2c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Municipal Auditorium, built in 1931 at a cost of $5,300,000, has been pronounced the finest building of its kind in the U. S. The building is of marble, limestone, concrete and steel and covers an area of 408 feet by 8 feet with a seating capacity of 14,000 in the main Auditorium. It also has 23 smaller rooms capable of seating 50 to 1800. It was the scene of the Democratic National Convention in 1936 and Republican National Convention in 1940 and 1948
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