Benjamin Franklin Parkway view from Free Library

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Benjamin Franklin Parkway view from Free Library

Item Info

Item No: pdcp01055
Title: Benjamin Franklin Parkway view from Free Library
Historic Street Address: Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Media Type: Photographic Prints
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

This 1932 photograph shows the vista of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, taken from the rooftop patio of the Free Library building.  The Swann Memorial Fountain can be seen in the lower right corner, and the Cathedral Basilica of SS Peter & Paul and City Hall, to the left. 

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: 1932
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.959290
Geocode Longitude:-75.171905