Northeast corner of 12th & Spring Garden Streets, 1884

12th & Spring Garden Streets, Philadelphia, Pa.

The Church of the Assumption is in the center of this scene. In front of it is a one-storey market building (shed) dividing Spring Garden Street. Tracks run on either side of the market and are carrying horsecars, both labeled "Union Line." A horsecar marked "12 & 16" is visible on 12th Street. Just off the corner is an attractive 3 1/2- storey building labeled "Hotel." To its left, facing 12th Street are one storey constructions. Leamy's sells "Segars Imported Key West." Next to that "Day & Weekly Papers" are sold. "Blank Books Stationery" are sold at the adjoining business.

Location: Library Company Philadelphia
call number: P.2298.136 /evans/plc136.html
last update, 28 Aug. 07 jc