Item No: pdcp00740
Title: Fidelity-Philadelphia Trust Company Building
Additional Title: Broad & Walnut Street Location
Historic Street Address:
Broad & Walnut Streets, Northwest corner
Print and Picture Collection
Located in Box: Banks A-Z General Folder: Banks A-Z
Depicts an elevated distance view of the 29-story high-rise building erected for the Fidelity-Philadelphia Trust Co. in 1928. Surrounding buildings can be seen with City Hall in the far left background.
Designed in the Beaux-Arts style by the architectural firm Simon and Simon, the 405-foot-tall skyscraper features recesses that give the building an H-shape. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places under the name Wells Fargo Building.
Simon & Simon, active 1918-ca. 1927 - Architect