Thomas Ustick Walter (1804-1877)
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ggmorton
N 39° 57.243 W 075° 09.618
18S E 486308 N 4422668
Quick Description: A marker in Philadelphia that is in front of the Center for Architecture and Design which is about the architect who consulted on City Hall.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 8/19/2020 9:47:02 PM
Waymark Code: WM130BG
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member The Leprechauns
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Long Description:
Thomas Ustick Walter
(1804-1887)

Nationally prominent Philadelphia architect who designed the US Capitol dome and wings and Girard College. He was consulting architect for Philadelphia'a City Hall. A founder of the American Institute of Architects, he served as its president. Walter lived near here 1837-41.

Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission 2009
Marker Name: Thomas Ustick Walter (1804-1877)

County: Philadelphia

Date Dedicated: 10/29/2009

Marker Type: City

Location: 1218 Arch St., Philadelphia

Category: Buildings & Architecture, Professions & Vocations

Website: Not listed

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