Centennial National Bank

Item Info

Item No: pdcc00642
Title: Centennial National Bank
Historic Street Address: 32nd & Market Streets, Southeast corner
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection


Advertisement depicting the Centennial National Bank building at 32nd and Market Streets. Sign above the entrance advertises "private safes in burglar proof vaults for rent." Shows pedestrians and horse-drawn coach and carriage in front of the building's distinctive three-sided facade. Designed by notable architect Frank Furness, the building was built in 1876 as the home of the bank, which was chartered to finance the cost of the Centennial Exhibition.  The building has undergone a series of renovations and restorations, most recently in 2002 when it became a part of the Drexel University campus. Listed below the image are the names of the bank's officers and directors.

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.187243
Geocode Latitude:39.955272

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.8
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler