Philadelphia’s Market Street at Eighth Street

This photo is sometime around 1910 to 1920. Can you identify when it was taken? Philadelphia, Pa., Market Street from Eighth Source: Library of Congress You’re looking at Philadelphia on Market Street at Eighth Street.


Philadelphia’s Drexel and Company Building in the 1920s

This old photo shows Philadelphia’s old Drexel & Company building at 135-143 South Fifteenth Street. The beautiful old building still stands today and you can see it below in the Google Street View. Drexel & Company, 135-143 South Fifteenth Street,...


Benedict Arnold Lived in This Philadelphia Mansion

This cool old colorized photo or photochrom is from 1900, showing Benedict Arnold’s former mansion in Philadelphia called Mt. Pleasant. The home was originally built by privateer (pirate) John Macpherson around 1761. Mt. Pleasant, Benedict Arnold’s mansion, Philadelphia Source: Library...


LaSalle St. Tunnel in Philadelphia

Check out this photo from 1912. It shows the LaSalle Street tunnel in the Philadelphia subway system. LaSalle St. Tunnel – looking south from north end of Twin Bore LaSalle St. Tunnel – looking south from north end of Twin...