Item No: pdcc00748
Title: Philadelphia Savings Fund Society
Historic Street Address:
1200 Market Street
Print and Picture Collection
Halftone reproduction of a photograph showing the famous PSFS building at the intersection of 12th and Market Streets. Opened in 1932 as the headquarters of the Philadelphia Savings Fund Society, the 36-story skyscraper was designed in the International style by architects George Howe and William Lescaze. A National Historic Landmark, the building is considered the first modern skyscraper in the United States.
It was converted into a Loews Hotel in 2000.
A917.481 P536 v.8
Howe, George, 1886-1955 - Architect
Lescaze, William, 1896-1969 - Architect
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler