Municipal Building (City Hall), Hartford, Connecticut:
At 550 Main Street is Connecticut’s most ornate Beaux-Arts building ever made for local government. Land for the Municipal Building was donated by banking tycoon J. Pierpont Morgan. The architectural firm of Davis & Brooks won a design competition to lead the project. Construction was completed in 1915. The structure is built of brick faced with Bethel white granite, a copper and tile roof, and doors made of bronze. It has a three-story central atrium decorated with panels depicting the history of the City of Hartford. Guastavino tile vaulting adorns the basement level, while animal statuary and a fountain enhances the exterior. The property was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1981.
They don’t make buildings like this anymore. Prove me wrong!