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Girard Trust Company, 1935

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Item No: pdcc00743
Title: Girard Trust Company, 1935
Historic Street Address: Broad & Chestnut Streets, Northwest corner
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ritz-Carlton_Philadelphia


Notes:

Shows a domed low-rise building with an adjoining 30-story skyscraper at the corner of Broad and Chestnut Streets. The domed building was designed by Frank Furness and built in 1908 for the Girard Trust Company. In 1930, the bank began construction of the adjoining tower, designed by McKim, Mead and White. In 2000 the building complex was converted into a 350-room Ritz-Carlton Hotel.


Creation Year: 1935
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.950873
Geocode Longitude:-75.163999

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.8
Creator Name: Furness, Frank, 1839-1912 - Architect
McKim, Mead & White - Architect
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler