Beneficial Saving Fund Society

Historical Images of Philadelphia Philadelphiana
Beneficial Saving Fund Society

Item Info

Item No: pdcp00717
Title: Beneficial Saving Fund Society
Additional Title: Promotional trade card
Historic Street Address: 12th & Chestnut Streets, Southwest corner
Media Type: Engravings
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Located in Box: Banks A-Z General Folder: Banks A-Z

Promotional trade card showing an oblique view of the Beneficial Saving Fund Society building at the southwest corner of 12th & Chestnut Streets. Verso contains printed information regarding the bank's incoporation date, assets, and managers.

The Beneficial Saving Fund Society began occupying offices at 12th & Chestnut on September 19, 1855. Building demolished June 1880. Rebuilt January 1881. Building's 1916 renovation designed by architect Horace Trumbauer (1868-1938). Still extant. 

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.160317
Geocode Latitude:39.950335

Creator Name: Trumbauer, Horace, 1868-1938 - Architect