Bellevue Hotel, Broad Street at Walnut, northwest corner

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Bellevue Hotel, Broad Street at Walnut, northwest corner

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Item No: pdcl00170
Title: Bellevue Hotel, Broad Street at Walnut, northwest corner
Additional Title: Bellevue Hotel
Historic Street Address: Broad and Walnut Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes: "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. [177].
Notes: The building on a street corner. Union League building next door. On street are people, carts, horses, and a trolley car.
Bibliography: Reprinted in: Old Philadelphia in early photographs, 1839-1914/edited by Robert F. Looney. New York: Dover Publications, c1976.

Creation Year: ca. 1899
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.9493
Geocode Longitude:-75.1643

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.11