King's Views of Philadelphia. Illustrated Monographs. Part 1.

Published by Moses King, New York. Copyright, 1900 by Moses King.


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King subdivided his list into the following categories:
[Commercial, Government, Schools, etc] [Factories] [Germantown] [Churches] [Residential - City] [Residential - Country]


 

Commercial, government, schools, etc.

The Public Buildings Or City Hall
Intersection of Broad and Market Streets, in the former Penn Squares.
[Image] [1]

Chestnut Street
Westward, From Ninth To Broad Streets.
[Image] [2]

Chestnut Street
Westward From Third Street
[Image] [2]

Benjamin Franklin Statue
Chestnut Street side of Post Office
[Image] [2]

Market Street
Looking Westward to City Hall from Eleventh Street.
[Image] [3]

Leary's Old Bookstore
9 S.9th St., bet. Market and Chestnut, Opposite Post Office.
[Image] [3]

Eighth Street
Looking Northward from Market Street
[Image] [3]

North Broad Street
Looking Southward to City Hall from Race Street
[Image] [3]

Pennsylvania Railroad Station
Broad and Market Streets, opposite the Public Buildings
[Image[4]

Reliefs On Pennsylvania Railroad Station
Broad, N.W. cor. Broad Street.
[Image] [4]

Clock On Pennsylvania Railroad Station
Broad, N.W. cor. Market Sts.
[Image] [4]

Reading Terminal - Philadelphia & Reading Railway Station
Market and Twelfth Sts.
[Image] [5]

Port Richmond, Export Elevator And Philadelphia Trans-Atlantic Steamship Co.
Williams Street Wharf, Port Richmond.
[Image] [5]

Delaware Avenue
Looking North from Chestnut St.
[Image] [5]

The Philadelphia Bourse
Fourth and Fifth Streets, between Market and Chestnut Sts.
[Image] [6]

The Custom House And The Stock Exchange
Chestnut Street, Westward from Fourth St.
[Image] [6]

The New Stock Exchange
Formerly the Marchants' Exchange, Dock, Walnut and Third Sts.
[Image] [6]

National Export Exposition Buildings, or The Republican National Convention Hall
West end of the South Street Bridge.
[Image] [7]

Philadelphia Commercial Museums
Fourth Street, below Walnut.
[Image] [7]

Franklin Institute
Seventh Street, between Market and Chestnut.
[Image] [7]

Master Builders' Exchange
18-24 South Seventh St.
[Image] [7]

Real Estate Trust Company
Chestnut, Southeast corner Broad St.
[Image] [8]

Girard Trust Company
Chestnut Street, Northeast corner Broad.
[Image] [8]

City Trust, Safe Deposit And Surety Company
927 and 929 Chestnut St.
[Image] [8]

United Gas Improvement Company
Broad, Northwest corner Arch St.
[Image] [8]

West End Trust Company
Broad St., S.W. cor., South Penn Square
[Image] [8A]

Commonwealth Title Insurance Co.
Chestnut, N.W. cor. 12th.
[Image] [8A]

Mariner And Merchant Building
Chestnut Street, S.W. cor. 3d.
[Image] [8A]

DeLong Building
Chestnut Street, S.E. corner 13th
[Image] [8A]

Philadelphia Contributionship
"The Hand in Hand," 212 South 4th St.
[Image] [8B]

The Pennsylvania Fire Insurance Co.
508 and 510 Walnut
[Image] [8B]

The Trust Company Of North America
503-507 Chestnut St.
[Image] [8B]

Philadelphia Trust, Safe Deposit & Insurance Co.
413-417 Chestnut
[Image] [8B]

The Arcade Building
[Image] [8C]

The Colonial Trust Company
2020 Chestnut St.
[Image] [8C]

Mechanics' National Bank
22 and 24 South 3d St.
[Image] [8C]

Mutual Life Building
Showing 1902 extension. Chestnut St., N.W. cor. 10th.
[Image]

The Central National Bank
109 South Fourth St.
[Image]

Southwestern National Bank
Broad Street, S.E. corner South
[Image] [8D]

Philadelphia Electric Company
New Electric Light and Power Station at Christian Street Wharf
[Image] [8D]

South Broad Street
Northward from Walnut Street to The City Hall
[Image] [9]

Betz Building
Broad, Southeast corner of South Penn Square
[Image] [9]

Stephen Girard Building
12th Street, between Chestnut and Market
[Image] [9]

Insurance Company Of North America
232 Walnut St.
[Image] [10]

Fire Association Of Philadelphia
407-409 Walnut St.
[Image] [10]

Girard Fire Insurance Company
Chestnut, Northeast corner 7th St.
[Image] [10]

Delaware Insurance Company Of Philadelphia
Walnut, S.E. cor. 3d
[Image] [10]

Pennsylvania Fire Insurance Company
510 Walnut St.
[Image] [11]

American Fire Insurance Co. Of Philadelphia
308-310 Walnut St.
[Image]

Liverpool And London Globe Insurance Co.
333 Walnut St.
[Image] [11]

United Firemen's Insurance Co. or United Firemen's Building
419 Walnut St.
[Image] [11]

University Of Pennsylvania
Woodland Avenue, Westward from 34th St.
[Image] [12]

Girard College
Ridge Avenue to Twenty-fifth Street, North College Avenue to South Colege Avenue
[Image] [12]

Central High School For Boys
Broad Street, Southwest corner of Green
[Image] [13]

Academy Of Natural Sciences
Nineteenth and Race
[Image] [13]

William Penn Charter School
Twelfth, between Market and Chestnut
[Image] [13]

Philadelphia Normal School For Girls
Spring Garden and 13th
[Image] [13]

Drexel Institute
Thirty-second and Chestnut Sts.
[Image] [13]

The Pennsylvania Academy Of Fine Arts
Broad and Cherry Sts.
[Image] [14]

School Of Industrial Art Of The Pennsylvania Museum
Broad Street, Northwest corner Pine.
[Image] [14]

Ridgway Branch Of The Library Co. Of Philadelphia
Broad Street, from Christian to Carpenter Sts.
[Image] [14]

Memorial Hall, Fairmount Park
Off Parkside Avenue, between 42d and 43d
[Image] [14]

Mercantile Library
Tenth, between Market and Chestnut
[Image] [15]

Musical Fund Hall
Locust between Eighth and Ninth
[Image] [15]

Horticultural Hall
Broad Street, between Spruce and Locust Sts.
[Image] [15]

American Philosophical Society
Fifth, between Chestnut and Walnut
[Image] [15]

H. Josephine Widener Memorial Library
Broad St. and Girard Ave.
[Image] [15]

Historical Society Of Pennsylvania
Locust Street, Southwest corner 13th
[Image] [15]

Library Company of Philadelphia
Locust Street, Southeast corner of Juniper
[Image] [15]

Witherspoon Building, Presyterian Board Of Publication
Walnut and Sansom Streets, corner of Juniper.
[Image] [16]

Crozer Building, American Baptist Publication Society
1420 Chestnut Street
[Image] [16]

Masonic Temple
Broad Street, Northeast Corner of Filbert St.
[Image] [16]

Odd Fellows' Temple
Broad Street, Southeast corner of Cherry
[Image] [16]

American Sunday School Union
1122 Chestnut St.
[Image] [16]

Religious Liberty
Fairmount Park
[Image] [16]

Philadelphia College Of Pharmacy
130-145 N. 10th
[Image] [16]

Episcopal Church House
Walnut Street, Northeast corner of Twelfth
[Image] [17]

Women's Christian Association
Arch Street, Southwest corner of 18th
[Image] [17]

Young Men's Christian Association
Chestnut, Southeast corner 15th
[Image] [17]

Lutheran Publication Society
1424 Arch Street
[Image] [17]

The Philadelphia National Bank
421 Chestnut St.
[Image] [18]

Farmer's and Mechanics' National Bank
427 Chestnut Street
[Image] [18]

The Market Street National Bank
1107 Market Street
[Image] [18]

Independence National Bank
Chestnut Street, South side, East of 5th
[Image] [18]

Girard National Bank
Third Street, below Chestnut Street
[Image] [19]

Penn National Bank
Market Street Southwest corner of 7th
[Image] [19]

Corn Exchange National Bank
Chestnut, Notheast corner 2d Street
[Image] [19]

Western National Bank
Chestnut Street, South Side, West of 4th
[Image] [19]

The Bank Of North America
307 Chestnut Street
[Image] [20]

Fidelity Insurance, Trust And Safe Deposit Co.
325 Chestnut
[Image] [20]

Brown Brothers & Co., Bankers
Southeast Corner Fourth and Chestnut Sts.
[Image] [20]

Columbia Avenue Saving Fund, Safe Deposit, Title & Trust Co.
Broad Street and Columbia Avenue.
[Image] [20]

The Pennsylvania Company For Insurances On Lives And Granting Annuities
517 Chestnut St.
[Image] [21]

Guarantee Trust Company
316-330 Chestnut St.
[Image] [21]

Charles D. Barney & Co., Bankers And Brokers
122-124 South 4th Street, Corner Library
[Image] [21]

First National Bank
315-319 Chestnut Street
[Image] [21]

Real Estate Title Insurance And Trust Company
523 Chestnut Street, opposite Independence Hall
[Image] [21]

City Hall Tower View Of Philadelphia
Looking Southward from City Hall Tower
[Image] [22]

City Hall Tower View Of Philadelphia
Looking Westward from City Hall Tower
[Image] [22]

City Hall Tower View Of Philadelphia
Looking Eastward from City Hall Tower
[Image] [22]

City Hall Tower View Of Philadelphia
Looking Northward from City Hall Tower
[Image] [22]

The Provident Life And Trust Company
401-409 Chestnut Street
[Image] [23]

Penn Mutual Life Insurance
921-925 Chestnut Street
[Image] [23]

Manhattan Life Insurance Company Of N.Y.
Walnut S.E. cor. 4th
[Image] [23]

Mutual Life Insurance Co. Of New York
N.W. cor. 10th St.
[Image] [23]

Union League Club
Broad, Southwest corner Sansom
[Image] [24]

Philadelphia Club
Walnut, Northwest corner 13th
[Image] [24]

Manufacturers' Club
Walnut Street, above Broad
[Image] [24]

Athletic Club Of Philadelphia
1626-1628 Arch Sreet
[Image] [24]

St. George's Hall
Arch Street, Southwest corner 13th
[Image] [24]

Art Club
Broad Street, between Walnut and Locust.
[Image] [24]

Philadelphia Country Club
Edge of Fairmount Park, at Bala
[Image] [24A]

Rittenhouse Club
1811 Walnut Street
[Image] [24A]

Memorial Tower
University of Pennsylvania
[Image] [24A]

Woman's Hospital
Twenty Second Street and North College Avenue
[Image] [24A]

Manayunk National Bank
Main and Levering Streets, Manayunk
[Image] [24A]

Columbia Club
Broad Street, N.W. corner Oxford
[Image] [24A]

Haverford College
Haverford, Delaware County, Pa. 9 miles west of Philadelphia.
[Image] [24B]

Bryn Mawr College
Bryn Mawr. 5 miles west of Philadelphia on Main line of Pennsylvania Railroad.
[Image] [24B]

Swarthmore College
Swarthmore, Delaware County, Pa. 11 miles from Philadelphia.
[Image] [24C]

Ogontz School For Young Ladies
Spring Ave., Ogontz. Fomerly home of Jay Cooke
[Image] [24C]

The Baldwin School For Girls
Near Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, 10 miles, N.W. of Philadelphia, Penn. R.R.
[Image] [24C]

The Museum Of Archaeology Of The Free Museum Of Science And Art, University Of Pennsylvania
33d and South Streets
[Image] [24D]

Drexel Institute
Chestnut Street, Northeast corner of Thirty-second street
[Image] [24D]

Queen Lake Pumping Station
East River Drive, Fairmount Park
[Image] [24D]

The Springfield Water Company
Operated by the American Pipe Company. Reservoir and Pumping Station, near Media.
[Image] [24D]

Houston Hall, University Of Pennsylvania
[34xx Spruce St.]
[Image] [24D]

Hayes Mechanics' Home
Belmont Avenue, near City Line
[Image] [25]

Spring Garden Institute
Broad and Spring Garden Streets
[Image] [25]

Pennsylvania Railroad Bridge Over Schuylkill River And Schuylkill Canal
[Fairmount Park]
[Image] [25]

Pennsylvania R.R. Department, Y.M.C.A.
40th Street Station, P.R.R.
[Image] [25]

Eastern Penitentiary
Fairmount Avenue, from Corinthian Avenue to 22d St.
[Image] [25]

Church Of The Epiphany
Chestnut Street, Northwest corner of 15th
[Image] [25]

The New United States Mint
Spring Garden, Buttonwood, 16th and 17th Streets.
[Image] [26]

The Old United States Mint
Chestnut Street, Northwest corner of Juniper, Showing Penn Statue on City Hall
[Image] [26]

United States Custom House
Chestnut Street, South side, between 4th and 5th
[Image] [26]

United States Post Office And Federal Building
Ninth, Chestnut and Market Street.
[Image] [27]

The Union Trust Company
715-719 Chestnut St.
[Image] [27]

R.D. Wood Building
Southwest corner 4th and Chestnut
[Image] [27]

Bird's Eye View Of Philadelphia In 1900
Showing The Main Part Of The City, The Delaware River Front, And The Winding Schuylkill With Its Bridges.
[Image] [28]

Independence Hall And Liberty Bell
Chestnut Street, between 5th and 6th Streets
[Image] [29]

Jefferson Medical College
Walnut, Northwest corner of 10th
[Image] [30]

Philadelphia Dispensary
Fifth Street, between Sansom and Walnut
[Image] [30]

Pennsylvania Hospital
8th, 9th, Spruce and Pine Streets
[Image] [30]

Christ Church Hospital
48th Street and Belmont Avenue
[Image] [30]

Preston Retreat
Hamilton Street, 20th to 21st Streets
[Image] [30]

Hahnemann Medical College And Hospital
Broad to 15th above Race
[Image] [30]

Medico-Chirurgical College And Hospital
Cherry, 17th to 18th
[Image] [30]

Women's Homeopathic Association Of Pa. Hospital
20th St. and Susquehanna Ave.
[Image] [31]

Mary J. Drexel Home
South College Avenue
[Image] [31]

Roman Catholic High School
Broad, Northeast corner of Vine
[Image] [31]

Methodist Episcopal Hospital
Broad Street, Wolf to Ritner
[Image] [31]

Presbyterian Home For Aged Couples And Aged Men
Bala
[Image] [31]

Philadelphia Hospital And Blockley Almshouse
34th and Pine
[Image] [31]

Methodist Home For The Aged
Belmont Avenue and Monument Road
[Image] [31]

Presbyterian Hospital
39th and Filbert Streets
[Image] [31]

Holy Trinity Episcopal Church
Walnut and 19th St.
[Image] [32]

Walnut Street Presbyterian Church
W. of 39th
[Image] [32]

St. Luke's Epsicopal Church
Main and Coulter Streets, Germantown
[Image] [32]

St. Michael's Lutheran Church
Main and Phil-Ellena Sts., Germantown
[Image] [32]

Church Of The New Jerusalem
Chestnut, N.E. corner 22d street
[Image] [32]

Trinity Methodist Church
Mt. Vernon and 15th
[Image] [32]

St. Paul's Ref'd Episcopal Church
Chestnut,W. of 21st
[Image] [32]

First Baptist Church
17th, S.E. Corner Sansom
[Image] [32]

Lutheran Church Of Holy Communion
Broad, S.W. cor. of Arch Street
[Image] [33]

Cathedral Of St. Peter And St. Paul
18th, facing Logan Square
[Image] [33]

St. Chrysostom Episcopal Church
Dauphin Street, Corner of 22d
[Image] [33]

The Baptist Temple
Broad Street, Southeast corner of Berks
[Image] [33]

Keneseth Temple
Broad Street, above Columbia Avenue
[Image] [33]

First Unitarian Church
Chestnut Street, East of 22d
[Image] [33]

Tabernacle Presbyterian Church
Chestnut, Southwest corner of 37th
[Image] [33]

Episcopal Church Of The Advocate
Diamond and 18th
[Image] [33]

Armory Of First City Troops
23d Street, above Chestnut
[Image] [34]

Mercantile Club And North Broad Street
South from Jefferson St.
[Image] [34]

G.A.R. Avenue Of Fame At Night
Broad Street
[Image] [34]

Pennsylvania Institution For The Instruction Of The Blind
Overbrook
[Image] [35]

Belmont Cricket Club's Grounds
49th Street Station, Pennsylvania Railroad
[Image] [35]

Naval Parade, National Encampment Of Grand Army Of The Republic
1899, on the Delaware River
[Image] [35]

United States Naval Home
Gray's Ferry, Corner of Bainbridge Street
[Image] [36]

Trolley Bridge
Across the Schuylkill at Strawberry Mansion
[Image] [36]

Girard Avenue Bridge
Across the Schuykill River
[Image] [36]

United States Arsenal
Frankford, Tacony Road and Bridge Street
[Image] [36]


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