Castner Scrapbook v.8, Financial, page 3

Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Castner Scrapbook v.8, Financial, page 3

Item Info

Item No: pdcc02351
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.8, Financial, page 3
Historic Street Address: 120 South Third Street
Historic Street Address: 600 Spring Garden Street
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Item pdcc00652, bottom left [image dimensions 14.2 cm x 9.4 cm]:

Page from a booklet of the Northern Savings Fund Safe Deposit and Trust Company showing an engraving of their building at 600 Spring Garden Street. Designed in the Neo-Grec style by the notable architectural firm of Furness & Hewitt, the two-story granite structure was completed in 1873. Later additions were made in 1888 and 1903. The bank's officers and directors are listed below the image.


Item pdcc00653, top left [image dimensions 7.8 cm x 11.6 cm]:

Depicts the home of the First Bank of the United States from 1794, when the building was completed, to 1811, when the its charter expired. Stephen Girard purchased the bank's stock as well as its building in 1812, and Girard's Bank occupied the building until 1929. Designed by Samuel Blodgett, the Greek Revival style building is listed as a National Historic Landmark.


Item pdcc00655, bottom left [image dimensions 8.5 cm x 13.5 cm]:

Depicts the building occupied by Girard's Bank from 1812 to 1929. The Greek Revival-styled building, designed by architect Samuel Blodgett, was built in 1794 as the home of the First Bank of the United States.

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.145905
Geocode Latitude:39.948290

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.8
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Baldwin & Gleason Co. Limited - Engraver
Blodget, Samuel, 1757-1814 - Architect
Girard, Stephen, 1750-1831
Strickland, George, 1797-1851 - Artist
Childs, Cephas Grier, 1793-1871 - Engraver

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