24 October 1996
| 401 N. Broad St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania|Terminal Commerce Building Wikipedia
Terminal Commerce Building, also known as the North American Building, is a historic building complex located in the Callowhill neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was built between 1929 and 1931 by the Reading Company, and is a combined office, showroom, parking garage, warehouse and freight station totaling over 1.3 million square feet. It measures 528 feet by 225 feet. The front section houses offices, and is a 14-story, reinforced concrete, brick and terra cotta faced building in the Art Deco style. The front facade has a central tower with terra cotta ornamentation that houses water tanks. The rear warehouse section is 12-stories and is "H"-shaped.
It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1996. It is a contributing property to the Callowhill Industrial Historic District.
Today, the building serves as the largest telecommunications carrier hotel in the city of Philadelphia with 1.3 million square feet of space.