Item No: pdcl00050
Title: 4th Street at Walnut
Additional Title: Bohlen's
Historic Street Address:
Fourth and Walnut Streets
Print and Picture Collection
"This once elegant building is here seen in the last stages of disrepair after following the usual pattern of change from residence, to business, to abandonment. It was demolished in 1871."--OPEP, p. 53.
Row houses with businesses: "Spofford & Clark shippers of coal" ; "Henry Bohlen A.G." ; "Reading & Pot...". Men standing on sidewalk, under front doors, one man on second floor window of middle building. Trolley tracks on the street, utility pole next to tree on sidewalk.
Reprinted in: Old Philadelphia in early photographs, 1839-1914/edited by Robert F. Looney. New York: Dover Publications, c1976.