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John P. Robin Civic Building

Entrance to the John P. Robin Civic Building

Built in 1907, this small skyscraper (originally the Jones & Laughlin Building) was just barely spared by the Boulevard of the Allies a decade and a half later. It was designed by the always-tasteful MacClure & Spahr in the restrained Gothic style popular in the early twentieth century.

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2 responses to “John P. Robin Civic Building”

  1. Fun Fact: The building was heightened by four floors at some point. I’ll try to find the article where I learned that.

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