7th Edition Newsletter
Featuring the Philadelphia Civic Center
Philadelphia Convention Hall and Civic Center - Philadelphia, PA
The historic Philadelphia Convention Hall and
Civic Center was built in 1929. It
to attract exhibitions, conventions, trade shows, athletic
events, and public admission shows of all kinds for the general
benefit of the City as a whole, both financially and from an
entertainment standpoint. It operated a
Convention Hall, Exhibition Halls and the Civic Center Museum for
these purposes. The Civic Center complex served
over one million visitors per year, with five large public buildings
comprising over one million square feet of space.
Prior to its recent demolition, the architecturologists
spotted a future for
many of the deco style architectural items on the
site. For instance, thousands of
feet of copper roof material is being transformed into
handmade mirrors and artifacts.
Plus we retrieved marble moldings, bronze plaques, theatre and
folding seats, iron and terra cotta balistrades as well as the most
amazing find of all and most difficult to remove... 7 40 ft.
limestone figural friezes - each with a different theme... take a
look at the pictures in amazement!
to see more items from
previous excavations and newsletters.
Olde Good Things has developed a wonderful
reputation in the salvage business. As a result, we have many new and exciting
excavations of choice estates on the horizon. Read all about them in upcoming
newsletters on our website.
are experts in the removal of many antique and architectural artifacts - our
service is available to building owners... let us know what you need
removed. Here's an example of a limestone entry way which was carefully
removed for a client from a building on 88th St., in Manhattan:
We also plan to be sending another immediate
giving a preview of our latest acquisitions
Plaza Hotel at E. 58th St. in Manhattan...
computer eyes posted!!
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