Castner Scrapbook v.5, Old Houses 2, page 9

Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Castner Scrapbook v.5, Old Houses 2, page 9

Item Info

Item No: pdcc02086
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.5, Old Houses 2, page 9
Historic Street Address: 2nd & Spruce Streets
Historic Street Address: 3rd. & Spruce Streets
Historic Street Address: Spruce & Little Dock Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Item pdcc00347, top left:

Photograph shows corner view of a commercial building and a large awning shading a store front. Barrels and baskets of produce line the sidewalk, and a tradesman's wagon is parked at the curb of a cobbled street. Several people are seen standing around and walking by.

Building demolised: YES


Item pdcc00348, top right [image dimensions 15.5 cm x 12.0 cm]:

Oval photograph shows three-story corner brick building with awnings. Signs identify three businesses: J. Reed Clothing Rooms;  J. T. Wells Clothier; Locksmithing & Bell Hanging (on side of building where the two gentlemen are standing.) A utility pole bisects the image.

Building demolished: YES


Item pdcc00349, bottom left [image dimensions 11.5 cm x 8.9 cm]:

View of a three story building, occupied on the street level by a corner store. Signage identifies the business as a grocers. Barrels line the sidewalk and people are shown walking by. A utility pole stands on the corner, and overhead streetcar wires are silhouetted against the sky.

Building demolished: YES


Item pdcc00350, bottom right [image dimensions 12.4 cm x 9.2 cm]:

Reproduction of photograph showing corner view of four-story building and adjacent buildings at 3rd and Spruce Streets.  A corner store sits vacant. Trolley tracks and overhead wires are visible on 3rd Street. People are walking by.

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.146887
Geocode Latitude:39.944744

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.5
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler