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Old Posted Oct 7, 2010, 1:25 PM
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QC's is lovely.
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QC city hall is loveley indeed I can attest to this as I have seen it on numerous occasions
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You either hate it or you love it:
Mississauga Civic Center (Ontario)

Built to reflect the agricultural past of Mississauga, it represents a windmill (clock tower), farmhouse (main taller part), barn (large pentagon), and silo (cylinder)

And of course I get to represent the rest of the Greater Toronto Area's fantastic city halls...

Old Toronto City Hall:


And, of course, the fantastic city hall that STILL looks futuristic after 43 years..
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I really appreciate modern city halls, and Toronto has one of the nicest.

And I think it's great that the original city hall was preserved. I think you can build new without demolishing old.
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^^^ The situation with the old and new Toronto City halls reminds me of Chicago's City Halls with the modern Daley Center being adjacent to the Classical City Hall.
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Pleased to see someone already mentioned Savannah City Hall. I find it to be beautiful in both how ornate and well-crafted it is, but it is still very modest in scale. It was built from 1901 to 1906.



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One more of Los Angeles....

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This is San Bernardino's existing City Hall, which was designed by César Pelli.


by MÔÔNÇhyld





The structure is slated for adaptive reuse as part of an urban resort, however. And, a new City Hall and County Seat have been proposed for another site.


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This is Arrowhead Plaza, which is the current seat of San Bernardino County government and which would also be replaced.

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(from Architect Magazine):

"Originally known as the Woman's Magazine Building, the tower was built by Edward Gardner Lewis as the headquarters for his Lewis Publishing Co., which produced Woman's Magazine and Woman's Farm Journal.

Architect Herbert C. Chivers designed the tower, which springs from a limestone base and features buff-colored brick walls alternating with large, stacked windows framed by terra cotta ornament. Inside, an impressive marble staircase connects first- and second-floor offices surrounding a central rotunda. To attract attention, Lewis had a large searchlight installed on an elevator that rises out of the domed roof, sweeping it across the fairgrounds of the 1904 World's Fair in nearby Forest Park. It was great promotion, and tours were offered of the building and the adjacent printing plant."



(council chamber)



(exterior)



(lobby)


(mayor's office)
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OT question

How does one post photos that don't have a URL tag?
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Kind of surprised Kansas City Missouri's hasn't gotten more love given how many art deco fanboys we have here. Doesn't rank among the greats, but that's not to say its a bad building.
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My favorite City Hall which I think is beautiful, and interesting is the NYC City Hall which is also my home town.
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The most majestic city hall: Philadelphia

In my opinion the city hall that combines elegance, grandeur, and opulence ... really the most beautiful of them all:

PHILADELPHIA

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PHhiladelphia's is one of my favorites.
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Baltimore City Hall (1867-1875)

















Close up


Aerial looking east

Interior dome (top to bottom)




Circa 1900. "Baltimore City Hall." Rising behind a web of wires.

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City Halls

Can someone post a picture of the Holyoke MA city hall? I don't know how to insert pictures.
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