Overbrook Park Branch

Item Info

Item No: pdcf00380
Title: Overbrook Park Branch
Additional Title: Architect's rendering of the Overbrook Park Branch, ca. 1967
Historic Street Address: 7422 Haverford Avenue
Media Type: Photographic Prints
Source: Print and Picture Collection

 The Overbrook Park neighborhood began growing after World War II. By 1960, the Schuylkill Expressway contributed to the growth of City Line Avenue and the Overbrook Park neighborhood. The Overbrook Park Branch, located at Haverford & Woodbine Avenues, opened on November 2, 1972. Designed by architect Eugene Dichter, the exterior of the circular building features an outdoor patio with attractive landscaping.

The Overbrook Park Branch serves the community of Overbrook Park.

Creation Year: ca. 1967
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.263995
Geocode Latitude:39.976036

Creator Name: Dichter, Eugene P. - Architect
Oakes, Earle, 1923-2011 - Artist