Sunday, July 19, 2009

Then and Now: 1700 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia


The former Bonwit Teller department store tower went up in 1927, the work of local architect Clarence Edmond Wunder. In the past decade or so since Bonwit Teller closed, the first floor has been occupied by a Daffy's.

Source: Philadelphia Architects and Buildings.
Original photo: Gouldey, Dick. "Historic Commission-22100-10." 1984. Philadelphia City Archives. Philadelphia Department of Records. 18 Jul. 2009.

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