Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Item Info

Item No: pdcal00080
Title: Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Additional Title: Philadelphia 1930
Historic Street Address: 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Media Type: Photographic Negatives
Source: Print and Picture Collection

This is a ca. 1935 image, taken by amateur Philadelphia photographer Claude Alexander, showing the Philadelphia skyline from the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, viewed across the terrace in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.  Prominent on the horizon is Philadelphia City Hall, with the dome of the Cathedral Basilica of SS Peter and Paul to the left. 

Creation Year: ca. 1935
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.179551
Geocode Latitude:39.964359

Creator Name: Claude Alexander - Photographer