Item No: pdcc02414
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.8, Financial, page 66
Historic Street Address:
123 South Broad Street
Print and Picture Collection
Item pdcc00744, left [image dimensions 10.1 cm x 7.6 cm]:
Depicts an elevated view of the 29-story high-rise building erected for the Fidelity-Philadelphia Trust Co. in 1928. Designed in the Beaux-Arts style by the architectural firm Simon and Simon, the 405-foot-tall skyscraper features recesses that give the building an H-shape. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places under the name Wells Fargo Building.
Item pdcc00745, right [image dimensions 10.1 cm x 7.7 cm]:
Depicts a vew looking north on Broad Street toward City Hall. The tall building is the 29-story high-rise, erected for the Fidelity-Philadelphia Trust Company in 1928. Also known as the Wells Fargo Building, after the original company changed its name, the Beaux-Arts style skyscraper was designed by the architectural firm Simon and Simon. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
A917.481 P536 v.8
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Simon & Simon, active 1918-ca. 1927 - Architect