Downtown Philadelphia (1)

I have been trying to get a feel for the geography of downtown Philadelphia, staying as we are on Broad Street, south of the monster City Hall.

I like the local pharmacy on Chestnut Street, designed in 1903 by William L. Price with Arts and Crafts detailing and much admired by Charles Ashbee:-

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Nearly opposite is 1515 Chestnut (I can’t find the name of its architect):-

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Along the street is an odd, tall, thin building with immensely elongated columns and an inscription A. POMERANTZ & CO, designed by Edward P. Simon and David B. Bassett for Amen Pomerantz’s office outfitting company:-

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1606, Chestnut (as you can see):-

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