Item No: pdcc01840
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.2, Theatres, page 53
Print and Picture Collection
Item pdcc00127, bottom [image dimensions 11.0 cm x 15.5 cm]:
Newspaper clipping taken from The North American, Philadelphia, Sunday, May 1, 1904.
This summer garden was built about 1828 by Peter A. Brow, an attorney who also built the Arcade on Chestnut Street. The garden stood just east of the Fairmount Water Works. The Chinese tower was 110 feet high and equipped with a telescope. The garden included a labryinth and other amusement features and a restaurant.
Building demolished: YES
A917.481 P536 v.2
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Brow, Peter A.