Continental Hotel - Interior

Item Info

Item No: pdcc01044
Title: Continental Hotel - Interior
Historic Street Address: 9th & Chestnut Street
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection


Left-half of an albumen stereograph mounted on green card bearing the inscription M. P. Simons, 1320 Chestnut St. Philadelphia. Shows the elegant interior of the capacious dining hall of the Continental Hotel. Designed in a restrained Italianate style by architect John McArthur, the huge hotel was built between 1857 and 1860. It underwent various alterations notably the one to the front entrance made by Frank Furness in 1876.

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