Print shows pedestrians on a broad sidewalk in front of the Second Bank of the United States in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, a Greek revival style building designed by William Strickland. Title from item. Printe... More
Photo shows an exterior view of the Arch Street Theatre, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Title devised by Library staff. (DLC/PP-1999:126). Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress.
Print shows a perspective view of an Italianate style building on a street corner in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; designed by architect Samuel Sloan, it may have been the residence of Joseph Harrison, Jr. at 221... More
Print shows an advertisement for the Kimball & Gorton Philadelphia R.R. Car Manufactory, with side views of a railroad passenger car and a city street-railroad passenger car that is passing P.S. Duval's lithogr... More
Title transcribed from item. Summary: Photograph of picket line of National Woman's Party members holding banners in front of NWP headquarters.
Significance: Building 22A survives as the rubblestone shell of a ca. 1890 mmill building constructed to house spinning looms. It is significant not only as an integral part of the mill architecture on the site... More
Significance: Late 19th century warehouse, modern in its time. In 1925, the building was bought by Merchants Warehouse Company. Survey number: HABS PA-1562
Significance: 19th century factory building with cast-iron front. Howell and Brothers were one of the century's largest manufacturers of paper hanging. The building was demolished in 1961. Survey number: HABS PA-1428
Significance: Townhouses, typical of their time. Built for Dr. George Burgin, a physician, druggist, glass manufacturer and public servant. Survey number: HABS PA-1322
Significance: A nice 19th century coach house and stable that was later converted into a clubhouse for the Mask and Wig Club, a University of Pennsylvania singing club. Survey number: HABS PA-1518
Significance: This fine Greek Revival church is the work of John Haviland, who executed many other Greek Revival designs. His body was buried under the church, but was later re-interred at the Philadelphia Divi... More
Significance: The building housed the insurance patrol, whose function was not to fight fires but rather to save property. The activity was made possible by the insurance companies of the city. The patrol wagon... More