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530-534 Market Street - Rear

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Item No: pdcm00490b
Title: 530-534 Market Street - Rear
Additional Title: Devitt Electrical & Plumbing - Mall Project A
Historic Street Address: 530-534 Market Street
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. 

This is a back view of Devitt Hardware, one of 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:39.950469
Geocode Longitude:-75.149379

Creator Name: Parker & Mullikin - Photographer