Castner Scrapbook v.17, Education 1, page 36

Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Castner Scrapbook v.17, Education 1, page 36

Item Info

Item No: pdcc01784
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.17, Education 1, page 36
Additional Title: Central High School and three others
Historic Street Address: 3rd & Catharine Streets
Historic Street Address: Broad & Green Streets, Southeast corner
Historic Street Address: Juniper & Market Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes: Item 1, top left: View of Mt. Vernon Grammar School, Catharine Street, above Third. Originally called Catharine Street School (1821-1848). Engraving reproduced in unknown publication. 11.4 x 16.4 cm.
Notes: Item 2, top right: View of the original home of Central High School, located on Juniper Street, north of Chestnut. Founded in 1836, the institution is the second oldest continuously public high school in the United States. Engraving, 1852. 9 x 7.4 cm.
Notes: Item 3, lower left: View of Central High School, Broad and Green Streets. The school moved here from its original home on Juniper Street in 1854, where it remained until it moved to its third location in 1900. The building, was designed by notable architect Samuel Sloan. Albumen photograph. 7.5 x 8cm.
Notes: Item 4, lower right: View from across North Broad Street at Green Street showing Central High School with the Gothic lines of the Presbyterian church visible beyond. Trimmed albumen photograph. Undated. 7.7 x 8.3 cm.
Creation Year: 1845
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.149304
Geocode Latitude:39.938206

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