Item No: pdch00244
Title: Aerial view, new Phillies stadium
Historic Street Address:
Broad Street & Pattison Avenue
Print and Picture Collection
Image taken by Philadelphia Evening Bulletin photographer Charles T. Higgins. Notes on the negative's envelope read: "1972, aerial, new Phillies stadium"
This 1972 image shows an aerial view of Veterans Stadium, located at Broad Street & Pattison Avenue. Built in 1971, to replace Connie Mack Stadium (previously called Shibe Park), it primarily hosted the Philadelphia Phillies and the Philadelphia Eagles games, but also other sports events, concerts, and civic events. It was demolished in 2004, and the site became a parking lot for its replacement next door, Citizens Bank Park.
Higgins, Charles - Photographer