1422 Chestnut Street

Item Info

Item No: pdcm00598b
Title: 1422 Chestnut Street
Additional Title: Exterior
Creation Date: 12/7/1949
Historic Street Address: 1420-22 Chestnut Street
Media Type: Photographic Negatives
Source: Print and Picture Collection

This 1949 image was created by Parker and Mullikin, for R. J. Seltzer.

View facing east on Chestnut Street, between 16th & 15th Streets. Pedestrians walk along the sidewalks and automobiles drive east. The Pennsylvania Building is shown on the left. 1420-22 Chestnut street can be seen in the distance on the right side of street and image.

1420-22 Chestnut Street built 1896-1899. Building designed by Frank Miles Day & Bro. (fl. 1893 - 1911). Placed on the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places on 11/6/1980 and on the National Register on 6/27/1980.

Philadelphia atlases from 1875 & 1895 list 1420-24 Chestnut as inhabited by the American Baptist Publication Society. Same address is referred to as the Crozer Building on a 1910 atlas. Land use maps from 1942 and 1962 list 1422 Chestnut as the Crozier Building Arcade.

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.165925
Geocode Latitude:39.951098

Creator Name: Parker and Mullikin - Photographer
Frank Miles Day & Bro. (fl. 1893 - 1911). - Architect