Parkway View with artist rendering of proposed Franklin Institute - 1930

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Parkway View with artist rendering of proposed Franklin Institute - 1930

Item Info

Item No: pdcp01005
Title: Parkway View with artist rendering of proposed Franklin Institute - 1930
Creation Date: 1/1/1930
Historic Street Address: Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Media Type: Photographic Prints
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Airplane view of Parkway at Logan Circle, showing proposed artist rendering of Benjamin Franklin Memorial and Franklin Institute Museum, as it may appear when completed.  This January 1, 1930, photograph was taken for the former Philadelphia daily newspaper, The Public Ledger.  The Free Library is seen opposite the future Franklin Institute, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art is seen at the top of the photograph.

Facsimile of image used in the exhibition, Corridor of Culture: 100 Years of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Parkway Central Library West Gallery, September 2017-November 2018.


Creation Year: 1930
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.958211
Geocode Longitude:-75.173135

Creator Name: Public Ledger - Photographer