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Center Square, site of City Hall

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Item No: pdcl00155
Title: Center Square, site of City Hall
Additional Title: Broad and Market Street, Philadelphia
Historic Street Address: Broad and Market Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes: "While the Masonic Temple was being constructed, the ground in Center Square was cleared to make ready for the new City Hall. Just to the right of the Masonic Temple is the first building occupied by LaSalle College at the corner of Juniper and Filbert Streets. The railroad cars are on tracks leading to the freight depot, seen at the right."--OPEP, p. 160.
Bibliography: Reprinted in: Old Philadelphia in early photographs, 1839-1914/edited by Robert F. Looney. New York: Dover Publications, c1976.

Creation Year: ca. 1871
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.951639
Geocode Longitude:-75.163808

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.6
Creator Name: Newell, Robert, 1822-1897 - Photographer