Philadelphia Skyline

Item Info

Item No: pdch00152
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 an aerial view of the Center City skyline, featuring the prominent dome of the Cathedral Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul, on Logan Square.  Just behind it can be seen the statue of William Penn atop the City Hall tower.

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

Creator Name: Higgins, Charles - Photographer