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The Panama Canal Administration Building

History | The Panama Canal Administration Building

History

The Panama Canal Administration Building was inaugurated on July 15, 1914 as a landmark for Panamanian history. This veritable legacy from the past is an important part of Canal history.

Objective | The Panama Canal Administration Building

Objective

Chief Engineer George W. Goethals set his sights on the construction of a permanent building to physically centralize administrative activities in 1912.

Murals | The Panama Canal Administration Building

Murals

The Panama Canal Administration Building has an “E” shape to maximize the efficient use of natural light. Its high-domed rotunda, the dramatic murals which adorn the cupola, along with the stately marble columns and floor, offer a stunning view to visitors, and transport them to the past just by admiring it wonderful architecture.

Details | The Panama Canal Administration Building

Details

The Panamanian nation cherishes the Administration Building as an enduring symbol of their pride, commitment and history; it is beautiful structure worth visiting during your stay in Panama.