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Commonwealth Keystone Building

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2001, Bohlin Cywinski Jackson. 400 North St.

The state's ever-expanding bureaucracy is housed in style in this Postmodern classical building with its unfortunate recollections of Albert Speer's architecture of the 1930s. The industrial-looking overlay of steel from the entrance canopy to the interior decor, once one of Pennsylvania's greatest products, now hearkens back to the wealth of the industrial culture.

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Author: 
George E. Thomas
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George E. Thomas, "Commonwealth Keystone Building", [Harrisburg, Pennsylvania], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/PA-02-DA22.

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of PA vol 2

Buildings of Pennsylvania: Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania, George E. Thomas, with Patricia Likos Ricci, Richard J. Webster, Lawrence M. Newman, Robert Janosov, and Bruce Thomas. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2012, 349-349.

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