Sun Oil Building

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Sun Oil Building
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Sun Oil Building is located in Philadelphia
Sun Oil Building
Sun Oil Building is located in Pennsylvania
Sun Oil Building
Sun Oil Building is located in the US
Sun Oil Building
Location 1608-1610 Walnut St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 39°56′58″N 75°10′7″W / 39.94944°N 75.16861°W / 39.94944; -75.16861Coordinates: 39°56′58″N 75°10′7″W / 39.94944°N 75.16861°W / 39.94944; -75.16861
Area 0.3 acres (0.12 ha)
Built 1928
Architect Tilden, Register & Pepper
Architectural style Art Deco
NRHP Reference # 83002280[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP August 25, 1983
Designated PRHP February 2, 1984[2]

The Sun Oil Building is a historic building in the Center City area of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The 19-story Art Deco high-rise stands 230 feet (70 m) tall. It served as the headquarters of the Sun Oil Company from its erection in 1928 until Sun relocated in 1971.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983, and on the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places on February 2, 1984.[2]

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  1. ^ National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ a b "PRHP: List of properties with OPA-compliant addresses" (PDF). Philadelphia Historical Commission. Retrieved 03-07-2013.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)

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