Broad Street, Looking North from Public Buildings. - 1889.

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Broad Street, Looking North from Public Buildings. - 1889.

Item Info

Item No: pdcc01224
Title: Broad Street, Looking North from Public Buildings. - 1889.
Historic Street Address: Broad Street & J.F.K.Boulevard
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Depicts a scene looking north on Broad Street from City Hall. The Masonic Temple dominates the view on the right. Completed in 1873, the Temple was designed in the Norman style by the 27 year-old James H. Windrim. The towers in the distance, at Arch Street, are those of the First Baptist Church (left) and the Arch Street Methodist Church. The foreground is busy with horse-drawn carriages and carts and well-dressed people.


Creation Year: 1889
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.953438
Geocode Longitude:-75.163909

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.12
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler