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Landmark: Municipal Services Building

On the City Hall tour.

City Seal
Dexter Jones, 1966
* big seal of the city, standing people, ship, plow, scroll, food
* Entrance. Municipal Services Building. North side of JFK between Broad and 15th.
* 39.953900,-75.164420 [map]




Government of the People
Jacques Lipchitz, 1976
* big group of people, kneeling and crushed
* inscription:
Symbolizing family life
"the wellspring of society,
the hope of the future"
and
the concept of government being of, by, and for the people,
this sculpture is dedicated
to the people of Philadelphia
* Plaza. Municipal Services Building. Northwest corner, Broad and JFK.
* 39.953750,-75.163975 [map]
* See also:
+Max Buten's picture of this piece
+wikipedia.org's Jacque Lipchitz page




Your Move
Daniel Martinez, Renee Petropoulis, Roger White, 1996
* big chess pieces, Monopoly pieces, dominoes, etc.
* Scattered around the plaza. Municipal Services Building. West side of Broad between Arch and JFK.
* 39.953950,-75.164150 [map]
* Exhibits: Favorites




Frank Rizzo
Zenos Frudakis, 1998
* Statue of Frank Rizzo
* standing person, steps
* inscription: Mayor 1972 - 1980
* Steps. Municipal Services Building. North side of JFK between Broad and 15th.
* 39.953725,-75.164500 [map]
* See also:
+Max Buten's picture of this piece
+zenosfrudakis.com
+wikipedia.org's Frank Rizzo page
+findagrave.com's Frank Rizzo page