501 Chestnut Street, Northwest Corner at 5th Street

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501 Chestnut Street, Northwest Corner at 5th Street

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Item No: pdcm00467b
Title: 501 Chestnut Street, Northwest Corner at 5th Street
Additional Title: Scottie's Restaurant (Front view) - Mall Project A
Historic Street Address: 501 Chestnut Street, Northwest corner
Media Type: Photographic Negatives
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

This July 1949 image was taken as part of the preparation for beginning "Mall Project A", for creating what became Independence Mall—the three blocks north of Independence Hall, bounded by Chestnut, Race, 5th and 6th Streets. 

Scottie's Restaurant was among the many buildings purchased and demolished to create the First Block, the block immediately north of Independence Hall; the block was completed in 1954.


Creation Year: 1949
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.949141
Geocode Longitude:-75.149285

Creator Name: Parker & Mullikin - Photographer