Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 64

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Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 64

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Item No: pdcc01683
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 64
Additional Title: Bullitt Building
Historic Street Address: 131-143 S. Fourth Street
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes: Single item: Nostalgic newspaper article on the Bullitt Building published on the first day of its demolition. Shows the façade of the iconic building as well as a photograph of its last manager studying the directory of distinguished tenants. Built in 1888 after designs by the notable architectural company G.W. & H. D. Hewitt, the eight story office building is often referred to as the city's first skyscraper. Newspaper clipping from the Evening Public Ledger, September 24, 1941. 15.9 x 33.8cm.
Creation Year: ca. 1845
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.948789
Geocode Longitude:-75.147578

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.15
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
G. W. & W. D. Hewitt (fl. 1878 - 1907) - Architect

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