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July 13, 2023

Landmark First Bank building in Philly to get $22M transformation into a museum

  • Work will include roof repairs, cleaning and repair of marble and brick masonry, and interior repairs and renovations.
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    The transformation into a museum will focus on the bank’s role in the development of the U.S. economy.

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The landmark First Bank of the United States in Philadelphia, subject of a fierce debate in the early years of the American republic, will be getting a $22.2 million renovation as part of a planned transformation into a museum focusing on the institution's role in the development of the U.S. economy.

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