Castner Scrapbook v.17, Education 1, page 31

Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Castner Scrapbook v.17, Education 1, page 31

Item Info

Item No: pdcc01778
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.17, Education 1, page 31
Additional Title: The Ridgway Library and one other.
Historic Street Address: Broad & Christian Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Image 1, bottom left: Newspaper clipping featuring a close-up of the pedimented facade of the Ridgway Library. Located at the southeast corner of South Broad and Christian Streets in Philadelphia, this immense, Greek-Revival-styled building was originally designed by architect Addison Hutton for the Library Company of Philadelphia. Since 1997, the Philadelphia High School for the Creative and Performing Arts (CAPA), has operated out of this building. 7.62 cm x 13.97 cm.


Item 2, bottom right: Photograph of the Ridgway Branch Library, taken from the west side of South Broad Street, looking east. Caption reads, "Ridgway Branch of the Philadelphia Library, Broad and Christian Streets". The colossal Greek-Revival-styled Ridgway Branch was designed by Philadelphia architect Addison Hutton. 16.51 x 12.7 cm.

Creation Year: ca. 1845
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.165266
Geocode Latitude:39.939394

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.17
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler