Parkway House with Single Person Helicopter

Historical Images of Philadelphia Philadelphiana
Parkway House with Single Person Helicopter

Item Info

Item No: pdcp00668
Title: Parkway House with Single Person Helicopter
Additional Title: Kellett Aircraft Corp.
Historic Street Address: 2201 Pennsylvania Avenue
Media Type: Photographic Prints
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Located in Box: Allens Lane Art Center - Arcade Folder: Apartment Houses

View of Parkway House Apartments in background and a single person helicopter taking off in the foreground. Photograph donated by the Evening Bulletin newspaper, May 8, 1957.

The Parkway House was designed by Roth & Fleisher (fl. 1941 - 1960). Construction on this eary-modernist apartment building took place from 1952-1953.

Facsimile of image used in the exhibition, Corridor of Culture: 100 Years of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Parkway Central Library West Gallery, September 2017-November 2018.

Creation Year: 1957
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.174015
Geocode Latitude:39.962760

Creator Name: Roth & Fleisher, active 1941-1960 - Architect
Evening Bulletin - Photographer