Portrait Gallery in the Second Bank of the United States
420 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia 19106 Driving directions
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daily May-Sep 11am-5pm, restricted opening times rest of year (see Website)


This building with marble columns (1818, William Strickland) is a superb example of neo-Greek architecture. Opened in 1824, the bank was one of the world's most powerful financial institutions until President Andrew Jackson revoked its charter in 1832.


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