Philadelphia Savings Fund Society

Item Info

Item No: pdcc00688
Title: Philadelphia Savings Fund Society
Historic Street Address: 7th & Walnut Streets, Southwest corner
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Half of a mounted steroscopic view showing the headquarters of the Philadelphia Savings Fund Society located on the Southwest corner of Seventh and Walnut Streets. Built in 1869, the italianate-styled building was designed by Addison Hutton. The monumental entrance on Walnut Street has a classical surround. Above the granite facade is a dentil cornice surmounted by a balustrade. Additions were made to the original structure in 1885 by Hutton, and again in 1897-8 by Frank Furness. It is a designated historic building.

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.8
Creator Name: Hutton, Addison, 1834-1916 - Architect
Furness, Frank, 1839-1912 - Architect
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler