Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 22

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Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 22

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Item No: pdcc01641
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 22
Additional Title: Philadelphia Armories - National Guard of Pennsylvania and two others.
Historic Street Address: 1626-1628 Arch Street
Historic Street Address: 22 S. 3rd Street
Historic Street Address: 335-347 N. Broad Street
Historic Street Address: 5140 Morris Street
Historic Street Address: Broad & Oxford Streeets
Historic Street Address: Broad & Race Streets, Southwest corner
Historic Street Address: Broad & Wharton Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes: Item 1, top: Shows a set of four views of Philadelphia armories of the National Guard of Pennsylvania. Captions identify each armory clockwise: First Regiment, 335-347 N. Broad Street; Third Regiment, Broad and Wharton Streets; City Troop, 22 S. 3rd Street ; State Fencibles, Broad and Race Streets. 16 x 14.5cm.
Notes: Item 2, lower left: Shows a set of three sports and social clubs, identified with captions. The Germantown Cricket, founded in 1854, was one of the four principal cricket clubs in the late 19th and early 20th Centuries. The clubhouse, located at 5140 Morris Street in the northwest section of the city, was built in 1890 and designed by the noted architectural firm of McKim, Mead & White. The Columbia Club was a popular social club built in 1893, located at the Northwest corner of Broad and Oxford Streets. It was designed by architect John Ord. Clipping from unknown publication. 13 x 19.3cm.
Notes: Item 3, lower right: Illustration of the Schuylkill Navy Athletic clubhouse with carriages parked in front of the building. Built in 1895 after designs by noted architect Willis G. Hale, the building stood at 1626-1628 Arch Street. Shortly after its opening the club changed its name to the Athletic Club of Philadelphia. This distinctive building was demolished in 1972. Reproduction of a pen and ink drawing. 8.6 x 17.3cm.
Creation Year: ca. 1845
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.956236
Geocode Longitude:-75.162700

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.15
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler