Contest Negatives

Item Info

Item No: pdch00288
Title: Contest Negatives
Historic Street Address: 2900 Market Street
Historic Street Address: Schuylkill 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:  "1970, Contest negs"

This 1970 image shows an aerial view of the Schuylkill River, alongside the Schuylkill Expressway, and crossed by the Walnut Street, Chestnut Street, and Market Street bridges.  The building in the upper left corner is the historic United States Post Office building, which was opened in 1935.  It closed as a post office in 2008, and today houses the regional headquarters for the IRS, as well as other offices.

Creation Year: 1970
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.181359
Geocode Latitude:39.954602

Creator Name: Higgins, Charles - Photographer