Market Street, looking down from Sixth Street

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Market Street, looking down from Sixth Street

Item Info

Item No: pdcc00443
Title: Market Street, looking down from Sixth Street
Historic Street Address: 6th & Market Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Reproduction of an engraving shows a busy commercial stretch of Market Street from Sixth.The distinctive features of Tower Hall, at 518 Market Street, dominates the skyline.This spectacular building was erected for Col. Joseph M. Bennett, a successful clothier. It was here that the young John Wanamaker learned the clothing trade. He went on to open his first store at Sixth and Market in the building seen in the right foreground.


Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.950741
Geocode Longitude:-75.150381

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.6
Creator Name: Bennett, Joseph M.
Wanamaker, John, 1838-1922
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler