522 Market Street

Item Info

Item No: pdcm00495
Title: 522 Market Street
Additional Title: Herbach & Rademan Appliances - Mall Project A
Historic Street Address: 522 Market 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. 

Herbach & Rademan Appliances was 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.

Businesses shown in photo: National Hardware Co., Herbach & Rademan Appliances, Geo. Zorn Jr. Novelties.

Creation Year: 1949
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.950510
Geocode Longitude:-75.149248

Creator Name: Parker & Mullikin - Photographer