Fidelity-Philadelphia Trust Building

Item Info

Item No: pdcc00745
Title: Fidelity-Philadelphia Trust Building
Historic Street Address: 123 South Broad Street
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection


Depicts a vew looking north on Broad Street toward City Hall. The tall building is the 29-story high-rise, erected for the Fidelity-Philadelphia Trust Company in 1928. Also known as the Wells Fargo Building, after the original company changed its name, the Beaux-Arts style skyscraper was designed by the architectural firm Simon and Simon. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.164016
Geocode Latitude:39.950090

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.8
Creator Name: Simon & Simon, active 1918-ca. 1927 - Architect
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler