Old Custom House Postcard

Item Info

Item No: pdcp00542
Title: Old Custom House Postcard
Additional Title: Philadelphia - Old Custom House
Historic Street Address: 420 Chestnut Street
Media Type: Photographic Prints
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Located: Postcard Collection  Under: Philadelphia - Custom House - Old

[ON REVERSE] OLD CUSTOM HOUSE  420 Chestnut Street   Built to House the Second Bank of the United States in 1824.   Used as the Philadelphia Custom House from 1845 to 1934.    Completely Restored in 1941. Now a National Historic Site of unusual neo-classical architecture.   Occupied by The Carl Schurz Memorial Foundation.

Copyrighted 1946 & Publ. by K. F. Lutz, 441 N. 32nd St., Phila., Pa.   No. 305

Creation Year: ca. 1946
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.148180
Geocode Latitude:39.948865

Creator Name: Lutz, K. F. (Karl F.), 1896- - Photographer
Strickland, William, 1788-1854 - Architect