Airshot over Schuylkill Expressway

Item Info

Item No: pdch00269
Title: Airshot over Schuylkill Expressway
Historic Street Address: Schuylkill Expressway & City Avenue
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:  "Air shot over Schuylkill Expressway"

This 1965 image shows an aerial view of the Schuylkill Expressway, in the Wynnefield Heights area of West Philadelphia, with the twin City Avenue Bridges crossing the Schuylkill River towards the east bank, and the three Presidential Apartment buildings (today, Presidential City) to the left of the expressway.  The large apartment building on the right of the photograph is Duffield House.

Creation Year: 1965
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.198969
Geocode Latitude:40.005196

Creator Name: Higgins, Charles - Photographer