Castner Scrapbook v. 11, Hotels, Inns, page 82

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Castner Scrapbook v. 11, Hotels, Inns, page 82

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Item No: pdcc02707
Title: Castner Scrapbook v. 11, Hotels, Inns, page 82
Historic Street Address: Broad & Spruce Streets, Southeast corner
Historic Street Address: Market & Juniper Streets, Southeast corner
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Item pdcc01166, top [image dimensions 10.7 cm x  16.0 cm]:

Halftone reproduction of a photograph of houses at the southeast corner of Broad and Spruce Streets, which form what was known as "Prison Row", named for their plain and sombre appearance.

Published in an unidentified newspaper along with a caption informing readers of the planned demolition of the houses to make way for the construction of a twelve-story Bell Telephone Company building.

Building demolished: YES


Notes:

Item pdcc01182, bottom [image dimensions 6.5 cm x 10.0 cm]:

Halftone reproduction of an illustration depicting the Horse Market Hotel, in 1852.

Clipping from an unidentified newspaper.

Building demolished: YES


Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.952588
Geocode Longitude:-75.162245

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.11
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler