Item No: pdcp01005
Title: Parkway View with artist rendering of proposed Franklin Institute - 1930
Historic Street Address:
Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Print and Picture Collection
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.
Public Ledger - Photographer