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Item No: pdcc01166
Title: "Prison Row"
Additional Title: Site for new Broad Street skyscraper.
Historic Street Address: Broad & Spruce Streets, Southeast corner
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Halftone reproduction of a photograph of houses at the southeast corner of Broad and Spruce Streets, which form what was known as "Prison Row", named for their plain and sombre appearance.

Published in an unidentified newspaper along with a caption informing readers of the planned demolition of the houses to make way for the construction of a twelve-story Bell Telephone Company building.


Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.946987
Geocode Longitude:-75.164854

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.11
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler