Market Street, West from Eleventh.

Item Info

Item No: pdcc00532
Title: Market Street, West from Eleventh.
Historic Street Address: 11th & Market Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Caption: Market Street, which extends westaward from the Delaware across the city, theoretically considered the center thoroughfare. All that part of the city lying above it is termed North Philadelphia and that below South Philadelphia. The immense structure of the City Hall intersects Market Street about midway between the Delaware and Schuylkill Rivers.


Halftone reproduction of photograph showing Market Street with City Hall in the distance. Reading Terminal is shown on the right with the awnings of the Hotel Vendig visible just beyond. Well-dressed ladies and gentlemen suggest an affluence in this section of Market Street. Horse-drawn carriages share the road with electric trolley cars.

Creation Year: ca. 1909
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.158280
Geocode Latitude:39.951723

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.6
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler