Castner Scrapbook v.8, Financial, page 66

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Castner Scrapbook v.8, Financial, page 66

Item Info

Item No: pdcc02414
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.8, Financial, page 66
Historic Street Address: 123 South Broad Street
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Item pdcc00744, left [image dimensions 10.1 cm x 7.6 cm]:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fidelity-Philadelphia_Trust_Company_Building

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.


Bibliography:

Item pdcc00745, right [image dimensions 10.1 cm x 7.7 cm]:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fidelity-Philadelphia_Trust_Company_Building

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.



Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.950095
Geocode Longitude:-75.164013

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.8
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Simon & Simon, active 1918-ca. 1927 - Architect