4. You Can See the Original Marble Right Under the Front Portico of City Hall

When you reach the top of the stairs, look up – you’ll see pieces of the original marble under the portico. “You can see it’s very different from limestone,” says Betts, “It’s got a lot more grain in it and a lot more veins,” (the patterning in the stone). You can also see some of the original marble on the walls of the entrance hall. The Design Commission has small ornamental samples of the original marble also in storage in City Hall.

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