Castner Scrapbook v. 11, Hotels, Inns, page 87

Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Castner Scrapbook v. 11, Hotels, Inns, page 87

Item Info

Item No: pdcc02712
Title: Castner Scrapbook v. 11, Hotels, Inns, page 87
Historic Street Address: 699 North Broad Street
Historic Street Address: Broad & Walnut Streets, Northwest corner
Historic Street Address: Broad and Walnut Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Item pdcc01184, bottom left [image dimensions 14.0 cm x 8.9 cm]:

Printed postcard view looking north on South Broad Street towards City Hall.  Dominating the foreground is the Bellevue -Stratford Hotel, which had just opened about the time this photograph was made.


Item pdcc01185, bottom right [image dimensions 13.8 cm x 9.0 cm]:

Printed postcard view of the landmark hotel on North Broad Street.


Item pdcl00170, top [image dimensions 11.1 cm x 15.5 cm]:

"Opened in 1882, the Bellevue soon became popular as a meeting place for socialites and fashionable clubs. It later merged with the Stratford. In 1904, only 19 hours after the Bellevue's ceremonious closing, the Bellevue-Stratford opened across Walnut Street on the site of the old Stratford."--OPEP, p. [177].

The building on a street corner. Union League building next door. On street are people, carts, horses, and a trolley car.

Building demolished: YES


Item pdcl00170:

Reprinted in: Old Philadelphia in early photographs, 1839-1914/edited by Robert F. Looney. New York: Dover Publications, c1976.

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.160099
Geocode Latitude:39.966687

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.11
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Jennings, William Nicholson, 1860-1946 - Photographer
Hale, Willis Gaylord, 1848-1907 - Architect

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