Philadelphia Skyline

Item Info

Item No: pdch00151
Title: Philadelphia Skyline
Media Type: Photographic Negatives
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Image taken by Philadelphia Evening Bulletin photographer Charles T. Higgins.  Notes on the negative's envelope read:  "Jan. 1947, Philadelphia Skyline"

This January 1947 image shows a view of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, taken from the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.  In the foreground is the Washington Monument Fountain.  City Hall is visible at the far end of the Parkway.  The dome of the Cathedral Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul can be seen to the left of City Hall.

Creation Year: 1947
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.157457
Geocode Latitude:39.950904

Creator Name: Higgins, Charles - Photographer