PennDesign will host Monumental! Symposium on the History and Restoration of Philadelphia City Hall, from November 4-6, 2011.
This three-day symposium will look at the history of the City Hall building campaign and at the extensive efforts to rehabilitate and restore the exterior marble and granite facades, its windows, roofs, and extensive iron work, as well as the conservation work of its marble and bronze sculptures. Scheduled events will include a welcome address from Mayor Nutter, keynote speech by Professor Michael Lewis of Williams College, a full day of preservation specialists involved in the project and special guided tours of the building.
For more information, visit University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate Program in Historic Preservation website.