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North Broad Street from City Hall

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Item No: pdcc01283
Title: North Broad Street from City Hall
Additional Title: First Baptist Church
Historic Street Address: Broad & Arch Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Shows a bird's-eye-view of north Broad Street from City Hall. The tower in the right foreground belongs to the Masonic Temple with the spire of the Arch Street Methodist Church rising above it. The First Baptist Church is on the left, located on the Northwest corner of Broad and Arch Streets, and beyond it the museum of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts is nearing completion. Scaffolding is visible on the facade of the Frank Furness-designed building, which opened in 1876.

Unmounted half stereoview.


Creation Year: ca. 1875
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.954407
Geocode Longitude:-75.163215

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