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Municipal Building, New York City, New York 1917

Municipal Building, New York City, New York 1917

Photo from a postcard sent in 1917. The info on the back of postcard reads:

"The Municipal Building, facing City Hall Park at Park Row and Center Sts., contains offices for all the city departments and is the largest structure of its kind in the world. It is 34 stories, 580 feet high, including a 30 foot statue of Miss Civic Pride on tower. Foundation consists of 116 pneumatic caissons sunk 260 feet below water level. Total cost $13,000,000."

Postcard drawn by Moses King for "H-H-T Co.".

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