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Philadelphia Bank

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Item No: pdcc00686
Title: Philadelphia Bank
Historic Street Address: 4th & Chestnut Streets, Southwest corner
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

This substantial and imposing marble building, built in 1836, was designed in the Greek Revival style by the prominent Philadelphia architect William Strickland. The front of the structure consisted of an elegant portico with fluted Corinthian columns, resting on a basement flanked by wings. Housed in this lower section (at street level) were the offices of the Western Bank and the Girard Life and Trust Company.


Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.948891
Geocode Longitude:-75.147910

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.8
Creator Name: Strickland, William, 1788-1854 - Architect
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler