Eighteenth Street, North from Locust.

Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Eighteenth Street, North from Locust.

Item Info

Item No: pdcc01236
Title: Eighteenth Street, North from Locust.
Historic Street Address: 18th & Locust Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Shows a row of grand residences in a fashionable neighborhoood overlooking Rittenhouse Square. The white Italian-style mansion dominating the block was built in 1852 by Joseph Harrison, Jr., after designs by Samuel Sloan. Harrison was an internationaly famous engineer, who constructed Russia's first railroad. The house on the right, on the corner of 18th and Locust, was the residence of J. Kearsley Mitchell, noted physician.

Unmounted half stereoview.

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.170927
Geocode Latitude:39.949000

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