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Infrared Reflections
Botany Bay Plantation
Japanese Beetle
After blizzard
Perfect Harmony
Linea
Rays of sun shining through the morning fog on the Olympic Coast, Washington.
Rooftops of Hogsmeade
Rock and water
A symmetrical interior wall of Blarney Castle.
London Wall
Billy Penn among the skyscrapers
Good morning world!
Central Park
Leopard in the Dark
Black Grouse Displaying
Cloud Falls
Skógafoss , Iceland
Crocodile waiting for food
caseta en la playa
Svaty Havel (St. Havel)
Sakura Town
Poulnabrone portal tomb in Ireland
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Billy Penn among the skyscrapers

Philadelphia City Hall with a statue of William Penn was, at one time, the tallest building in the world. For many years there was a "gentlemen's agreement" that no building could be built taller in Philadelphia, but this agreement ended in 1984 when One Liberty Place was built. Since then it has been dwarfed by many skyscrapers.

TAGS: Architecture, Pennsylvania

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 11.2016
Filed Under: The American Experience
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 29, 2016, 7:37 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 70D
Focal Length: 70mm
Shutter Speed: 1/40
Aperture: f4
ISO: ISO200
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