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Franklin National Bank Building

Identification

Franklin National Bank Building
Girard Trust Company Building, Liberty Building
187966

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Structure in General

high-rise building
demolished [destroyed]
romanesque revival

Usages

commercial office

Facts

  • Originally 9 stories, 4 additional floors were added by the same architect 5 years after the building was completed.
  • This, with the neighboring Lincoln Building, was one of the earliest high-rise buildings to be demolished in Philadelphia.
  • These buildings were replaced by the Lincoln-Liberty Building, now known as One South Broad.

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Location

South Broad Street & Chestnut Street, NE corner
Center City East
Center City
Philadelphia
Pennsylvania
U.S.A.

Technical Data

165.41 ft
13
1888
1889
1894
1926

Involved Companies

Addison Hutton
general contractor
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