Girard's Bank - Formerly United States.

Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Girard's Bank - Formerly United States.

Item Info

Item No: pdcc00653
Title: Girard's Bank - Formerly United States.
Historic Street Address: 120 South Third Street
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection


Depicts the home of the First Bank of the United States from 1794, when the building was completed, to 1811, when the its charter expired. Stephen Girard purchased the bank's stock as well as its building in 1812, and Girard's Bank occupied the building until 1929. Designed by Samuel Blodgett, the Greek Revival style building is listed as a National Historic Landmark.

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.146096
Geocode Latitude:39.948288

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.8
Creator Name: Blodget, Samuel, 1757-1814 - Architect
Girard, Stephen, 1750-1831
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler