Castner Scrapbook v.12, Streets 1, page 15Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Historic Street Address: West Rittenhouse Square
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Item pdcc01242, middle [image dimensions 9.4 cm x 16.2 cm]:
Depicts Franklin Marble Mantel Manufactory fronting on Race Street. Sign on the wall above the doorway announces marble mantels, tombs, etc. neatly executed by Peter Fritz. Men work with slabs of marble on the side of the building, and in the yard across the alley sits tombstones and cemetery ornaments.
Building demolished: YES
Item pdcc01243, top [image dimensions 12.2 cm x 16.5 cm]:
Halftone reproduction of a photograph of a block of fine residences opposite Rittenhouse Square. A partial view of Holy Trinity Church is shown on the extreme right, with Church House next to it. Also shows a streetcar and horse-drawn carriages. A wide sidewalk on the left, with trees on either side, borders the park.
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.150251
Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.12
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Breton, William L. - Artist