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History of Scranton Pennsylvania Walking Tour
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Designed in the Victorian Gothic Revival style, Scranton City Hall is one of the city's more beautiful landmarks. It was constructed in 1888 and was originally called the Municipal Building. Its more prominent feature is a bell tower that has four, circular stained-glass windows. Adjacent to the building is another structure, the Central Fire Headquarters building, which was erected at the same time and is attached to City Hall by a second-floor bridge. Both buildings were jointly added to the National Register of Historic Places. The fire station is still in operation today. City Hall, as of 2018, is need of major repairs that are estimated to cost millions of dollars.

  • Scranton City Hall is one of the city's iconic landmarks.
Caruso, Anthony. "Municipal Building, Central Fire Station, City Hall."  National Park Service - National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form. 1981.

Lockwood, Jim. "Scranton City Hall likely needs millions in repairs." The Times-Tribune. July 15, 2018.

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