Item No: pdcl00080
Title: Lit Brothers, Market Street at 8th, Northeast corner
Additional Title: Lit Brothers, 8th and Market Streets
Historic Street Address:
Eighth and Market Streets
Print and Picture Collection
"The cast-iron facade of Lit Brothers Department Store is one of the very few remaining in the city today. Built from designs ofCollins and Autenrieth, the building is now an architectural landmark."--OPEP, p. 84.
The building, with partial view of Strawbridge & Clothier at left. Street cars, trolley tracks, and people in the street. Signs: "Lit Brothers, Millinery, Cloaks."
Reprinted in: Old Philadelphia in early photographs, 1839-1914/edited by Robert F. Looney. New York: Dover Publications, c1976.