512 Market Street

Item Info

Item No: pdcm00500
Title: 512 Market Street
Additional Title: M & H Sport Stores - Mall Project A
Historic Street Address: 512 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. 

M & H Sports Stores 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: Harrison Furniture, Sam's Menswear, M & H Sport Stores.

Creation Year: 1949
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.149098
Geocode Latitude:39.950582

Creator Name: Parker & Mullikin - Photographer