Castner Scrapbook v.12, Streets 1, page 44

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Castner Scrapbook v.12, Streets 1, page 44

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Item No: pdcc02772
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.12, Streets 1, page 44
Historic Street Address: 1505 North Broad Street
Historic Street Address: 6th & Arch Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Item pdcc01306, bottom [image dimensions 14.0 cm 19.6 cm]:

Depicts the wide boulevard of North Broad Street at the intersection of Jefferson. Many wealthy citizens chose to build grand houses in this neighborhood during the latter half of the 19th century. The magnificent architecture and large gardens attracted many sightseers on Sunday promenades and drives.

Building demolished: YES ca. 1960


Notes:

Item pdcc01327, top [image dimensions 130 cm x 15.5 cm]:

Depicts a view of Arch Street looking west from Sixth Street.

Taken from Illustrated Philadelphia: Its Wealth and Industries. American Publishing & Engraving Co., 1889, p.48.

Building demolished: YES


Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.975746
Geocode Longitude:-75.158363

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