PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia’s Building and Construction Trades Council went to new heights on Friday to attract Amazon to the city.

On Friday morning, it flew a banner that read “Amazon, Pick Philly! Go Seahawks, Eagles!” over Amazon’s headquarters in Seattle.

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A Philadelphia trades council flies a banner over Amazon’s Seattle headquarters. (credit: CBS3)

Earlier this year, the e-commerce giant set off a bidding war when it announced it was looking for a location for its second headquarters.

Proposals were submitted by 238 cities.

Amazon will announce its shortlist of contenders next year.

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