Historic Landmarks of Philadelphia

In Historic Landmarks of Philadelphia Roger Moss and Tom Crane feature nationally significant sites. This lavishly illustrated book celebrates Philadelphia's evolution from modest mercantile outpost of a colonial power, to capital of a proud new nation, to a robust world-renowned cosmopolitan city.

Historic Landmarks of Philadelphia

Roger W. Moss. Tom Crane, Photographer

2008 | 320 pages | Cloth $34.95
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Table of Contents

Introduction

COLONIAL AND FEDERAL PHILADELPHIA
Fort Mifflin
Independence Hall
Congress Hall
Old City Hall
Carpenters' Hall
Philosophical Hall
Pennsylvania Hospital
First Bank of the United States
New Market

CLASSICAL PHILADELPHIA
Fairmount Water Works
Second Bank of the United States
Eastern State Penitentiary
Dorrance Hamilton Hall, University of the Arts
Walnut Street Theatre
United States Naval Home
Merchants' Exchange
Founder's Hall, Girard College
Atwater Kent Museum
Philadelphia Contributionship for the Insurance of Houses from Loss by Fire
Philadelphia Club

VICTORIAN PHILADELPHIA
Athenæum of Philadelphia
Laurel Hill Cemetery
Freedom Theatre
Institute of the Pennsylvania Hospital
Academy of Music
Wagner Free Institute of Science of Philadelphia
Union League of Philadelphia
Masonic Temple
Philadelphia City Hall
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts
Philadelphia High School for Creative and Performing Arts
Victory Building
Memorial Hall
Boathouse Row
Philadelphia Zoological Gardens Gatehouses
Anne and Jerome Fisher Fine Arts Library, University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia and Reading Railroad Terminal Head House and Shed

TWENTIETH-CENTURY PHILADELPHIA
The Bellevue
John Wanamaker Department Store
Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Racquet Club of Philadelphia
Benjamin Franklin Bridge
Thirtieth Street Station
United States Custom House
Philadelphia Savings Fund Society Building
Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Insurance Company of North America Building
Free Library of Philadelphia
Rodin Museum
Board of Education Administration Building and Fidelity Mutual Life Insurance Building

Bibliography and Sources
Index