Castner Scrapbook v.12, Streets 1, page 6

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Castner Scrapbook v.12, Streets 1, page 6

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Item No: pdcc02734
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.12, Streets 1, page 6
Historic Street Address: Broad & Walnut Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Item pdcc01227, top [image dimensions 16.8 cm x 22.7 cm]:

Halftone reproduction of a photograph of South Broad Street looking north towards City Hall from Walnut Street. Shows carriages on the street and pedestrians strolling about. Buildings identified: Stratford; Bellevue; Lafayette; Land Title; Public Buildings; Betz; Girad Trust; Real Estate Trust; North American; Dundas Lippincott House. Caption reads: A section of the city's widest and finest thoroughfare that is fast becoming a place of notable structures, including "skyscrapers." Five tall office buildings are seen on one side. On the other are two more, besides the Union League Clubhouse and three hotels. The North American building is 22 stories high. Real estate values here reach their high-water mark.

From King's Views of Philadelphia. Published by Moses King, New York. Copyright 1900.


Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.949363
Geocode Longitude:-75.164342

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.12
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler