Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 16

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Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 16

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Item No: pdcc01635
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 16
Additional Title: Masonic Temple and two others.
Historic Street Address: 109-111 S. 4th Street
Historic Street Address: Broad & Oxford Streets, Northwest corner
Historic Street Address: Broad and Filbert Streets, Northeast corner
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes: Item 1, top left: Photograph of the Masonic Temple located on Broad Street at the Northeast corner of Filbert Street. Designed in the Norman style by architect James Windrim, the landmark building was erected in 1873 as the home for the Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania. Its main tower stands 250 feet high. The temple contains several magnificent lodge rooms, each finished in a distinct style. Photograph, n.d. 10.0 x 12.7cm.
Notes: Item 2, middle left: Trimmed half of a stereoview showing the Masonic Temple from across Center Square and the construction of the foundations of City Hall. The Gothic spire of the Arch Street Methodist Church is visible on the extreme left. Albumen photograph, n.d. 8.6 x 8.6cm
Notes: Item 3, bottom left: Trimmed half of a stereoview showing the construction of the Masonic Temple from across Center Square. Four people are sat on ground cleared for the eventual site of City Hall. Albumen photograph, n.d. 8.6. x 8.6cm.
Notes: Item 4, lower right: Printed illustration of the facade of the William Forrest Estate Building at 109-111 S. 4th Street. Built in 1930, the office building was designed by the architural firm of Savery and Scheetz. Demolished. Ink drawing, n.d. 12 x 13.7cm.
Notes: Item 4, top right: Illustration of the Columbia Club at the Northwest corner of Broad and Oxford Streets. Designed by architect John Ord for one of the most popular and influential social organizations of late Nineteenth Century Philadelphia. Demolished. Printed reproduction of a line drawing. n.d. 12 x 10cm.
Creation Year: ca. 1845
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.977273
Geocode Longitude:-75.158181

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.15
Creator Name: Windrim, James H. (James Hamilton), 1840-1919 - Architect
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Ord, John, 1850-1923 - Architect

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