Normandie Hotel

Item Info

Item No: pdcc01183
Title: Normandie Hotel
Historic Street Address: 36th & Chestnut Streets, Northeast corner
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Halftone reproduction of a photograph of the seven-story apartment building. Built in 1901, the Normandie was a retirement hotel occupied by more than 300 residents. On the morning of January 8, 1968 a fire destroyed the building and all but one of the residents were safely evacuated in what was referred to as "The Miracle on 36th Street."

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.194510
Geocode Latitude:39.954665

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.11
Creator Name: Price, Beryl, 1910-1978 - Architect
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler