American Philosophical Society - Philosophical Hall

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American Philosophical Society - Philosophical Hall

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Item No: pdcp00651
Title: American Philosophical Society - Philosophical Hall
Historic Street Address: 104 South Fifth Street
Media Type: Photographic Prints
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Located in Box: Allens Lane Art Center - Arcade Folder: American Philosophical Society

1902 photographic reproduction of a pre-1887 photograph.

Oblique view of the American Philosophical Society's Philosophical Hall pre-1887. Old City Hall can be seen in background-right and Independance Hall in background-left.

Contruction began on building in 1785. In 1890, an additional third floor was added to the originally two story building. In need of more space, the Society moved to a new location in 1932. Third floor addition removed in 1949. Philosophical Hall currently serves as the administrative headquarters of the American Philosophical Society.

For more information see: Philosophical Hall - American Philisophical Society. Retrieved from: http://www.amphilsoc.org/about/campus/philosophicalhall


Creation Year: 1902
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.948495
Geocode Longitude:-75.149360