City Hall in Philadelphia is a fantastic example of using architecture to create civic pride by investing in iconic, public buildings. Monumental architecture helps to create a sense of place and communal identity. This building has open air access, making the public feel that this is more their building.”
Question to Ponder: Is it “worth it” for government’s to invest taxpayer dollars on ornate architecture?
Tags: space, monuments, urban, architecture, place, landscape.
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