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Old Town Hall, 512 Market Street, Wilmington, New Castle County, DE



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Item Title


Location
512 Market Street, Wilmington, DE

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS DE-96
Building/structure dates: 1798 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1875 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1926 subsequent work
Significance: Few buildings can boast of such a record of continual community service as Wilmington's Old Town Hall. From its erection in 1798 to the present, it has been a viable part of the City. It has kept pace with the needs of its citizens by serving as both a political base, a cultural center,, and the City Goal. Today, it is one of only three extant public buildings in the area erected prior to 1800. It may be considered an architectural hallmark of historic Wilmington, for its refined details and graceful proportions make it exemplary of Georgian architecture.

Subjects
City & Town Halls


Related Names
Bauduy, Peter


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. FRONT
2. INTERIOR,FIRST FLOOR BOW AND ROSTRUM AREA
3. INTERIOR,DOUBLE STAIRCASE FLANKING MAIN ENTRANCE
4. VIEW SOUTHEAST SHOWING NORTHWEST (FRONT) ELEVATION
5. VIEW SOUTHEAST, DETAIL OF FENESTRATION
6. VIEW SOUTHEAST, DETAIL OF FRONT ENTRY AND WINDOW
7. VIEW SOUTHEAST, DETAIL OF WINDOW
8. VIEW EAST SOUTHEAST SHOWING ROOF, CUPOLA AND CORNICE
9. FIRST FLOOR, MAIN ROOM LOOKING SOUTHEAST
10. FIRST FLOOR, DETAIL OF APSE LOOKING SOUTHEAST
11. FIRST FLOOR, MAIN ROOM LOOKING NORTHWEST
12. FIRST FLOOR, STAIRWAY LOOKING NORTH
13. VIEW FROM STAIR LANDING LOOKING SOUTHEAST


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