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
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 gargantuan, 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.
A917.481 P536 v.17
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler