Castner Scrapbook v.12, Streets 1, page 37

Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Castner Scrapbook v.12, Streets 1, page 37

Item Info

Item No: pdcc02765
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.12, Streets 1, page 37
Historic Street Address: Broad & Locust Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Item pdcc01271, top:

Halftone reproduction of a photograph taken from atop the Hotel Walton at Broad and Locust Streets. 

 Published in King's Views of Philadelphia. Moses King. 1900.

Caption: South Broad Street, view from the Hotel Walton looking north to City Hall, with the Bellevue-Stratford Hotel in the foreground, the patriotic Union League Club and the great Land Title Building and the superb Girard Trust Building on the west side of Broad Street, and the North American Building on the east, the Witherspoon Building at right corner. Philadelphia's most valuable locality.


Item pdcc01305, bottom [image dimensions 22.5 cm x 17.0 cm]:

Halftone reproductions of two photographs showing automobiles stopped at toll houses. Captions: (upper): On Chester Pike. Automobilist paying his toll at the 63rd Street intersection; (lower) Wynnewood Tollhouse. An "arson squad" burned the old tollhouse here last summer.

Building demolished: YES

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.164582
Geocode Latitude:39.948261

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