Item No: pdcl00170
Title: Bellevue Hotel, Broad Street at Walnut, northwest corner
Additional Title: Bellevue Hotel
Historic Street Address:
Broad and Walnut Streets
Print and Picture Collection
"Opened in 1882, the Bellevue soon became popular as a meeting place for socialites and fashionable clubs. It later merged with the Stratford. In 1904, only 19 hours after the Bellevue's
ceremonious closing, the Bellevue-Stratford opened across Walnut Street on the site of the old Stratford."--OPEP, p. .
The building on a street corner. Union League building next door. On street are people, carts, horses, and a trolley car.
Reprinted in: Old Philadelphia in early photographs, 1839-1914/edited by Robert F. Looney. New York: Dover Publications, c1976.
A917.481 P536 v.11