Here is a list of resources that were useful in our search. Please visit their websites to see what they have to offer and when they are open for help.

The Free Library of Philadelphia - contains a comprehensive map department useful for determining building construction and demolition dates as well as building material and function.

The Historical Society of Phiadelphia - contains fire insurance surveys from four agencies as well as many geneological resources

The Library Company of Philadelphia - contains many pictures in the prints department.

Philadelphia Historical Commission - contains a vast archive of information about Philadelphia buildings by street

Philadelphia City Archives - houses transfer sheets regarding each lot within the city of Philadelphia as well as various vital, tax, and deed records

Philadelphia Architects and Buildings - online resource put together by various organizations within Philadelphia in order to make information regarding historic buildings within the city more accessible.

Winterthur - valuable resource located in Delaware and the source of the Taylor Watercolors.

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Dina Kanawati

Cynthia Silva

Digital Media 624

Fall 2004