Castner Scrapbook v. 11, Hotels, Inns, page 22

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Castner Scrapbook v. 11, Hotels, Inns, page 22

Item Info

Item No: pdcc02647
Title: Castner Scrapbook v. 11, Hotels, Inns, page 22
Historic Street Address: 12th & Arch Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Item pdcc01096, top left [image dimensions 11.9 cm x 7.9 cm]:

Halftone reproduction of a photograph of the Hotel Hanover, located on the corner of 12th & Arch Street close to the Pennsylvania & Reading Railroad Station. Opened in 1893, the hotel was designed by architect Angus S. Wade.

Building demolished: YES


Notes:

Item pdcc01097, bottom right [image dimensions 7.6 cm x 10.3 cm]:

Engraving depicts the State House Inn, which was located on the north side of Chestnut Street between 5th and 6th Streets opposite the State House. The small two-story tavern was built in 1693, and for a long time provided an amenity for those visiting the colonial Assemblies.

Published in J. F. Watson's Annals of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania, 1879.

Building demolished: YES


Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.942748
Geocode Longitude:-75.145035

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.11
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Wade, Angus S., 1865-1932 - Architect