Logan Circle and St. Peter and St. Paul Cathedral - Postcard

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Logan Circle and St. Peter and St. Paul Cathedral - Postcard

Item Info

Item No: pdcp00564
Title: Logan Circle and St. Peter and St. Paul Cathedral - Postcard
Additional Title: Philadelphia Beautiful Logan Circle and Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul
Historic Street Address: Nineteenth Street and Logan Circle
Media Type: Photographic Prints
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Located: Postcard Collection  Under: Philadelphia - Logan Square

Originally called "Northwest Square." Eventually re-named Logan Square. Circle designed by Jacques Gréber (1882-1962) and built in the 1920's. Swann Memorial Fountain (or Fountain of the Three Rivers) created by Alexander Stirling Calder (1870-1945) and designed by Wilson Eyre (1858-1944). In the background is the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul. Designed by John Notman (1810–1865) and Napoleon Eugene Charles Henry LeBrun (1821-1901). Built 1864.

[ON REVERSE] Photogr. e Publ. by K. F. Lutz, Philadelphia, Pa.  Orig. Photgraphy   Made in Germany   No. 155


Creation Year: ca. 1930
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.958011
Geocode Longitude:-75.170989

Creator Name: Lutz, K. F. (Karl F.), 1896- - Photographer
Gréber, Jacques - Architect
Notman, John, 1810-1865 - Architect
Le Brun, Napoleon, 1821-1901 - Architect
Calder, Alexander Stirling, 1870-1945 - Artist
Eyre, Wilson, 1858-1944 - Architect