Item No: pdcl00147
Title: Weightman Mansion, 18th Street at Rittenhouse Square
Additional Title: Southeast corner of 18th and Walnut Streets
Historic Street Address:
Eighteenth and Walnut Streets
Print and Picture Collection
"This mansion owned by William Weightman, industrial magnate, stood next to the Harrison house on the Square. It was later remodeled and a third story was added. The Rittenhouse Claridge Apartment Building now stands on this property."--OPEP, p. 151.
Two houses at the end of the block. Trees and fence from Rittenhouse Square in background. Street lamp on the corner. Streetcar tracks on Walnut Street.
Reprinted in: Old Philadelphia in early photographs, 1839-1914/edited by Robert F. Looney. New York: Dover Publications, c1976.