Farmers and Mechanics Bank

Item Info

Item No: pdcp00747
Title: Farmers and Mechanics Bank
Historic Street Address: 425-429 Chestnut Street
Media Type: Engravings
Source: Print and Picture Collection

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

Engraving shows a front facing view of the Farmers and Mechanics Bank at 425-429 Chestnut Street.

Building designed by John M. Gries (1827 - 1862) and built 1854-1855. Later additions and alterations made by architects William Woodburn Potter (1875 - 1964), Charles Henry Wilson (1877 - 1958), and William Steele & Sons Company (fl. 1908 - 1934). Building placed on the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places on 6/24/1969.


Philadelphia and its Environs. 1872. J.B. Lippincott & Co.: Philadelphia. Pg. 24.

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.148520
Geocode Latitude:39.949067

Creator Name: Gries, John M., 1827-1862 - Architect