Item No: pdcc02709
Title: Castner Scrapbook v. 11, Hotels, Inns, page 84
Historic Street Address:
36th & Chestnut Streets, Northeast corner
Print and Picture Collection
Item pdcc01162, top [image dimensions 13.5 cm x 14.8 cm]:
Monochrome reproduction of a watercolor showing a large house with a long porch. Trees and fence in the background.
Item pdcc01183, bottom [image dimensions 11.9 cm x 16.5 cm]:
Halftone reproduction of a photograph of the seven-story apartment building. Built in 1901, the Normandie was a retirement hotel occupied by more than 300 residents. On the morning of January 8, 1968 a fire destroyed the building and all but one of the residents were safely evacuated in what was referred to as "The Miracle on 36th Street."
Building demolished: YES 1968
A917.481 P536 v.11
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Kennedy, David Johnston, 1816 or 1817-1898 - Artist
Price, Beryl, 1910-1978 - Architect