Item No: pdcf00381
Title: Overbrook Park Branch
Additional Title: Exterior view of the Overbrook Park Branch, October 1972
Historic Street Address:
7422 Haverford Avenue
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, designed by architect Eugene P. Dichter and located at Haverford & Woodbine Avenues, opened on November 2, 1972.
This 1972 exterior view was taken in October, just prior to the branch's opening. Note the unusual signpost for the library, mirroring the building's circular architecture.
The Overbrook Park Branch serves the community of Overbrook Park.
Lawrence S. Williams, Inc. - Photographer