Castner Scrapbook v.6, Market Street, page 30

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Castner Scrapbook v.6, Market Street, page 30

Item Info

Item No: pdcc02204
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.6, Market Street, page 30
Historic Street Address: 12th & Market Streets
Historic Street Address: 13th & Market Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Item pdcc00491, top [image dimensions 15.7 cm x 20.5 cm]:

John Wanamaker's store at 13th & Market Streets looking east from Penn Square. The Grand Depot was opened in 1876 on the site formerly occupied by the Pennsylvania Railroad Freight Depot. The Moorish facade was designed to resemble the pavilions of the Centennial Exposition which was taking place in Fairmount Park of that year. The Grand Depot was taken down and replaced with the new store in 1905.

Building demolished: YES


Notes:

Item pdcc00492, bottom left [image dimension 8.9 cm x 18.4 cm]:

Halftone reproduction of illustration showing the facade and train shed of Reading Railroad Terminal on Market Street. Shows a busy street scene with pedestrians and horse-drawn carriages and trolleys.


Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.951743
Geocode Longitude:-75.160204

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.6
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Wanamaker, John, 1838-1922