Castner Scrapbook v.8, Financial, page 54

Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Castner Scrapbook v.8, Financial, page 54

Item Info

Item No: pdcc02402
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.8, Financial, page 54
Historic Street Address: Broad & Chestnut Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Item pdcc00732, bottom left [image dimensions 15.0 cm x 15.0 cm]:

Depicts the modest three story building which was the first home of the Girard Life Insurance, Annuity and Trust Company. Formed in 1836, the financial institution was one of the earliest life insurance companies to attain any degree of long-term success. Girard's Bank underwent a series of name changes and changes of locations, including the Girard Trust Company located at Broad and Chestnut Streets (inset).


Item pdcc00733, bottom right [image dimensions 12.2 cm x 7.2 cm]:

Halftone reproduction of a photograph looking down onto the Girard Trust Company building at Broad & Chestnut Streets. Shows lots of traffic at this busy intersection. The landmark building was constructed in 1908. A 30-story skyscraper was built as an addition in 1931.

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.950526
Geocode Longitude:-75.164436

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.8
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler