Item No: pdcr00095
Title: Horticultural Hall #1
Historic Street Address:
Print and Picture Collection
Horticultural Hall, Fairmount Park. Philadelphia, PA.
Built as part of the 1876 Centennial Exhibition, the huge structure was designed in the Moorish style by Herman J. Scharzman. Supposed to be a permanent building long after the Exhibition, it fell into disrepair and was badly damaged by Hurricane Hazel in 1954. It was finally demolished in 1955.
William Rapp Collection. Donated by Frank and Ditta Hoeber. 2011.
Rapp, William Henry, Jr. - Photographer