Merchants' Exchange Building (Philadelphia)
Merchants' Exchange Building
|Location||143 S. Third St.
|Architectural style||Greek Revival|
|Governing body||National Park Service|
|NRHP Reference #||01001047|
|Added to NRHP||August 7, 2001|
|Designated NHL||August 7, 2001|
The Merchants' Exchange Building is a historical building located on the triangular site bounded by Dock Street, Third Street, and Walnut Street in the Old City neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was built between 1832 and 1834, and was designed by architect William Strickland, in the Greek Revival style, the first national American architectural style. It operated as a brokerage house in the nineteenth century, but by 1875 the Philadelphia Stock Exchange had taken the place of the Merchants' Exchange.
The building was declared a National Historic Landmark in 2001. It is the oldest existing stock exchange building in the United States, but is now used as the headquarters of the Independence National Historical Park.
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23.
- "Merchants' Exchange Building". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2008-02-17.
- Zana C. Wolf and Charles Tonetti (September 30, 2000) National Historic Landmark Nomination: Merchants' Exchange Building / Philadelphia Exchange, National Park Service and Accompanying 8 images, from 1834, 1964, and undated
- Historical marker at the building
- Media related to Merchants' Exchange Building (Philadelphia) at Wikimedia Commons
- Philadelphia Merchant's Exchange
- Listing and photographs at the Historic American Buildings Survey