Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 71

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Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 71

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Item No: pdcc01690
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 71
Additional Title: WCAU-TV Tower and one other.
Historic Street Address: 10th & Chestnut Streets
Historic Street Address: 12th & Market Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes: Item 1,top: Newspaper clipping of a reader's letter regarding the first home of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, illustrated with a photograph of the school located at 10th & Chestnut Street. Unidentified newspaper. 10.2 x 11.2 cm.
Notes: Item 2, bottom: Newspaper clipping of a photograph showing the WCAU-TV tower atop the PSFS building at 12th & Market Streets. The 258 foot tower was the highest antenna in the city when it began relaying tv and radio signals on May 23, 1948. City Hall tower can be seen in the distance. Unidentified newspaper clipping. 15 x 15.6 cm.
Creation Year: 1845
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.950009
Geocode Longitude:-75.157064

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