Philadelphia - Wanamaker's Old Store.

Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Philadelphia - Wanamaker's Old Store.

Item Info

Item No: pdcc00546
Title: Philadelphia - Wanamaker's Old Store.
Historic Street Address: 13th & Market Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Postcard view of John Wanamaker's Grand Depot showing carriages and pedestrians nearby and a bicycle rider crossing the intersection of 13th & Market Streets. 

Wanamaker opened his first department store on the site of the abandoned Pennsylvania Railroad Station. The Moorish facade was designed to appeal to visitors attending the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition of 1876.

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.161441
Geocode Latitude:39.952128

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