8 South 5th Street

Item Info

Item No: pdcm00506
Title: 8 South 5th Street
Additional Title: D'Attilo Shoe Service - Mall Project A
Historic Street Address: 8 South 5th 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. 

D'Attilo Shoe Service 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: D'attilo Shoe Service, Hamilton's.

Creation Year: 1949
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.149042
Geocode Latitude:39.950433

Creator Name: Parker & Mullikin - Photographer