Item No: pdcl00111
Title: Cathedral of Sts. Peter and Paul, 18th Street at Logan Square
Additional Title: Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul, 18th at Logan Square
Historic Street Address:
Eighteenth and Race Streets
Print and Picture Collection
"Napoleon LeBrun and John Notman were the designers of this great brownstone cathedral, begun in 1846 and completed in 1862. It is the cathedral church of the archdiocese of Philadelphia. It faces Logan Square, one of the five historic squares laid out in the original plan of the city by Thomas Holme, Surveyor General, in 1682."--OPEP, p. 114.
The cathedral facing square. Trees on square. Children on bicycles and men on square and along street.
Reprinted in: Old Philadelphia in early photographs, 1839-1914/edited by Robert F. Looney. New York: Dover Publications, c1976.