Parkway under construction

Item Info

Item No: pdcp01043
Title: Parkway under construction
Historic Street Address: Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Media Type: Photographic Prints
Source: Print and Picture Collection

This aerial photograph, taken by Aero Service Corp., Philadelphia, shows the Benjamin Franklin Parkway and the Philadelphia Museum of Art under construction, most likely in 1925.  To see a corlorized rendering of the yet-to-be-finished projects, superimposed over this photograph, see item #pdcp01042

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: 1925
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.181162
Geocode Latitude:39.965801

Creator Name: Aero Service Corporation - Photographer