Castner Scrapbook v.12, Streets 1, page 54

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Castner Scrapbook v.12, Streets 1, page 54

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Item No: pdcc02782
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.12, Streets 1, page 54
Historic Street Address: Broad & Arch Streets
Historic Street Address: Broad & Arch Streets, Northeast corner
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Item pdcc01283, bottom right [image dimensions 8.9 cm x 7.8 cm]:

Shows a bird's-eye-view of north Broad Street from City Hall. The tower in the right foreground belongs to the Masonic Temple with the spire of the Arch Street Methodist Church rising above it. The First Baptist Church is on the left, located on the Northwest corner of Broad and Arch Streets, and beyond it the museum of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts is nearing completion. Scaffolding is visible on the facade of the Frank Furness-designed building, which opened in 1876.

Unmounted half stereoview.


Notes:

Item pdcc01299, top [image dimensions 20.7 cm x 24.8 cm]:

Shows construction work on the German American Title & Trust Company building. Scaffolding covers the Broad Street facade. Signs identify the names of local businesses as well as adjacent buildings. On the extreme left is a partial view of the P.R.R. depot which was used to bring coal into the city from coal mines near Pottsville, Pa.


Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.954414
Geocode Longitude:-75.162872

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