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Building Name

Savannah City Hall

Description

Savannah City Hall Marker , Savannah, Ga.

This is located in Chatham County , Georgia.

The text reads as :

" City Hall is the first building constructed by the citizens of Savannah expressly and exclusively to serve as the seat of municipal government. Opened on January 2, 1906, it has served continuously in this role since that date. City Hall was preceded on this site by the City Exchange, built in 1799 and razed in 1904. Along with municipal offices, the City Exchange housed the custom house, a post office, and newspaper offices. City Hall was designed by Savannah architect Hyman W. Witcover and built 1904-1905 by the Savannah Contracting Company during the administration of Mayor Herman Myers. It is a Renaissance Revival structure of granite and limestone exterior. The original copper dome was first gold leafed in 1987."

Erected by the Georgia Historical Society and the mayor and alderman of the City of Savannah

Latitude, Longitude

32.08095000, -81.09086111

Keywords

Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; Savannah City Hall marker; Savannah City Hall; Municipal government; Hyman W. Witcover - architect; Renaissance Revival style; Historical marker --- Georgia --- Savannah--- Chatham County.

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