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Lincoln Building

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Identification

Lincoln Building
Betz Building, Girard Life Insurance, Annuity & Trust Company Building
187967

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Structure in General

high-rise building
demolished [destroyed]
steel
romanesque revival

Usages

commercial office

Facts

  • This, with the neighboring Franklin National Bank 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

1340-1342 South Penn Square, 1-43 South Broad Street
South Broad Street & South Penn Square, SE corner
Center City East
Center City
Philadelphia
Pennsylvania
U.S.A.

Technical Data

165.41 ft
13
1
1891
1892
1926
3

Involved Companies

William H. Decker
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