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The Forum and State Library of Pennsylvania

Walnut Street & Commonwealth Avenue
Harrisburg PA United States

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Finished1931
Floor Count5
Floor Area78,452 m²
Building Uses
 - office
 - government
 - library
Structural Types
 - lowrise
 - sphere
Architectural Style
 - art deco
Materials
 - limestone


Description
Completed in 1931 as continued expansion of the original Capitol Complex and the first to frame the Soldiers Grove Mall. Home to the Pennsylvania State Library and to the Forum Concert Hall with its astrological star-studded ceiling. Building known for its exuberant art deco design and host regular performances of the Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra.

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