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Scranton Electric Building (Board of Trade)
This Beaux-Arts monument to Babbitry continues to proclaim the ambitions of Scranton's nineteenth-century boosters. The eightstory limestone-clad building is crowned by a double-gabled roof, itself surmounted by a superb early electric sign proclaiming Scranton's “Electric City” moniker, reflecting its recognition of coal as the fuel of the twentieth century.
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