511 Chestnut Street

Item Info

Item No: pdcm00472a
Title: 511 Chestnut Street
Additional Title: 1st Pennsylvania Company - Mall Project A
Historic Street Address: 511 Chestnut Street
Media Type: Photographic Negatives
Source: Print and Picture Collection

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. 

The Pennsylvania Company Bank & Trust building 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 Longitude:-75.149649
Geocode Latitude:39.949149

Creator Name: Parker & Mullikin - Photographer