Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 72

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Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 72

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Item No: pdcc01691
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 72
Additional Title: WCAU-TV Tower atop PSFS Building, and one other.
Historic Street Address: 12th & Market Streets
Historic Street Address: 9th & Market Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes: Item 1, left: Newspaper clipping of The Bulletin's WCAU-TV television tower, atop the Philadelphia Saving Fund Building at 12th & Market Streets. It was the highest antenna in the city, standing 737 feet above the street. It began relaying radio and television signals on May 23rd, 1948. Clipping taken from The Bulletin newspaper of June 20th., 1948. 10 x 24.3 cm.
Notes: Item 2, right: Newspaper photograph showing a stage in the dismantling of the old United States Courthouse and Federal Building at 9th & Market Streets. Photograph clipped from the Bulleting newspaper of February 4th., 1938. 10 x 16.5 cm.
Creation Year: ca. 1845
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.951325
Geocode Longitude:-75.155158

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