Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 26

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Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 26

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Item No: pdcc01645
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 26
Additional Title: The Bourse Building and one other
Historic Street Address: 13 South Fifth Street, Philadelphia
Historic Street Address: 220 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes: Item 1, top: Photograph of the Philadelphia Bourse Building, the first commodities exchange in the United States, occupies a site between Fourth and Fifth Streets, and between Market and Chestnut Streets. Built by George F. Bartol, a grain and commodities exporter who modeled it after the Bourse in Hamburg, Germany, this historic building was designed in the Beaux-Arts style by the architectural firm G.W & W.D. Hewitt. It opened in 1895. Color halftone print, 1900. 13.4 x 18.8cm.
Notes: Item 2, bottom: Photograph of the clubhouse built in 1889-90 to serve the needs of the Art Club of Philadelphia. Designed by architect Frank Miles Day, the building featured gallery space for public exhibitions, a library, a café and billiard room as well as dining rooms and bedrooms for club members. The art club was formed in 1887 to "advance the knowledge and love of fine arts.." The building, located at 220 S. Broad Street was demolished in 1976. Halftone reproduction. 17.4 x 13.1cm.
Creation Year: ca. 1845
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.949985
Geocode Longitude:-75.149032

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