Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 89Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Item No: pdcc01708
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 89
Additional Title: Rittenhouse Plaza Apartment Building and two others.Historic Street Address: 117 S. 17th Street
Historic Street Address: 19th & Walnut Streets
Historic Street Address: 9th & Chestnut Streets, Northwest corner
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes: Item 1, top right: Architectural rendering of the Rittenhouse Plaza Apartment Building, 19th & Walnut Streets. The 116-unit luxury apartment building, situated on ritzy Rittenhouse Square, was designed in 1925 by the architectural firm of McLanahan & Bencker. Clipping from an unidentified source. 10.5 x 18.3 cm.
Notes: Item 2, top left: Architectural rendering of the Architects Building, 117 S. 17th Street. The 24-story office building was built in 1929 after Art Deco designs by noted architect Paul Cret. The building later was adapted for reuse as a hotel. 10.4 x 16.6 cm.
Notes: Item 3, bottom: Reproduction of a photograph of the United States Court House and Post Office, located between Market and Chestnut Streets from 9th to 10th Streets. 12.8 x 9.2 cm. Built in 1937, the 7-story building was designed in the Moderne style by architect Harry Sternfield. 12.8 x 9 cm.
Creation Year: ca. 1845
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.155476
Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.15
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler