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Parkway under construction

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

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 Latitude:39.965801
Geocode Longitude:-75.181162

Creator Name: Photo Aero Service Corp. - Photographer