City Hall, 1927

Item Info

Item No: pdcp01114
Title: City Hall, 1927
Historic Street Address: Center City skyline, looking west
Media Type: Photographic Prints
Source: Print and Picture Collection

This atmospheric photograph shows the 1927 Philadelphia skyline, looking west, with a prominent City Hall on the right, and a built-up downtown of factories, office buildings and residential housing.  Just left of center is the Cunningham Piano building (flat, pale facade).

Note:  The image is date-stamped "Mar 27 1927" on the back, but it cannot be verified as the date the photograph was taken.  Also, no source is provided, but it may be from the Public Ledger.

Creation Year: 1927