Continental Hotel

Item Info

Item No: pdcc01043
Title: Continental Hotel
Additional Title: J. E. Kingsley, & Co., Proprietors
Historic Street Address: 9th & Chestnut Street, Southeast corner
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection


Depicts a bustling street scene outside the huge Continental Hotel located on the Southeast corner of 9th and Chestnut. Designed by architect John McArthur J. in a restrained Italianate style, the Hotel was built between 1857 and 1860. Several modifications were made over the years including Frank Furness's alterations to the front entrance in 1876. The building was demolished in 1923-4.

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.155502
Geocode Latitude:39.949807

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.11
Creator Name: McArthur, John, 1823-1890 - Architect
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler