Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 27

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Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 27

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Item No: pdcc01646
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 27
Additional Title: The Philadelphia Bourse and one other.
Historic Street Address: 13 S. 5th Street
Historic Street Address: 220 S. Broad Street
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes: Item 1, top: Photograph of the Bourse Building, built to house a commodities exchange founded by George E. Bartol, a grain and commodities exporter. Built in 1895, it was one of the first steel-framed building in the United States. The redstone facade was designed in the Beaux-Arts style by G.W. & W.D. Hewitt. Running the length of the block between Fourth and Fifth Street, the historic building houses a food court and shopping complex. Shows horse-drawn carriages parked in the surrounding streets. Photographic print published in King's Views, 1901. 15.8 x 23.4cm.
Notes: Item 2, bottom: Photograph of the entrance to the Art Club, an influential organization formed to advance the knowledge and love of the Fine Arts. Located at 220 S. Broad Street, the building was designed by Frank Miles Day, It began operating in 1890 as a social club and a major venue for art exhibits. The club dissolved in 1940 and the building was demolished in 1975-76. Photographic print, n.d. 14.9 x 9.9cm.
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