PSFS Building

About this collection

Construction on the PSFS building in Philadelphia began in 1931 under architects George Howe and William Lescaze with the design slogan, "Nothing More Modern." The online PSFS Building collection includes images of the building's design, construction, and interiors, along with articles and promotional materials about the building. This collection is a small selection from the PSFS Collection that is open for research at the Hagley Library. For detailed description of the entire PSFS photograph collection, click here to view the catalog record..

    Image: Rooftop sign plan for PSFS building. Click to view.

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Bank viewed from 12th and Market Streets
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Philadelphia Saving Fund Society (PSFS) photographs (Accession 1993.302), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Office interior
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Philadelphia Saving Fund Society (PSFS) photographs (Accession 1993.302), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Office interior
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Philadelphia Saving Fund Society (PSFS) photographs (Accession 1993.302), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Typical office interior
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Philadelphia Saving Fund Society (PSFS) photographs (Accession 1993.302), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Office interior
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Philadelphia Saving Fund Society (PSFS) photographs (Accession 1993.302), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Office interior
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Philadelphia Saving Fund Society (PSFS) photographs (Accession 1993.302), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Office interior
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Philadelphia Saving Fund Society (PSFS) photographs (Accession 1993.302), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Corner Office interior
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Philadelphia Saving Fund Society (PSFS) photographs (Accession 1993.302), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Corner Office interior
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Philadelphia Saving Fund Society (PSFS) photographs (Accession 1993.302), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Office interior
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Philadelphia Saving Fund Society (PSFS) photographs (Accession 1993.302), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Air Conditioning Equipment
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Philadelphia Saving Fund Society (PSFS) photographs (Accession 1993.302), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Large corner office
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Philadelphia Saving Fund Society (PSFS) photographs (Accession 1993.302), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Conference Room, Safe Deposit Vault
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Philadelphia Saving Fund Society (PSFS) photographs (Accession 1993.302), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Interior Safe Deposit Vault
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Philadelphia Saving Fund Society (PSFS) photographs (Accession 1993.302), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Interior Safe Deposit Vault
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Philadelphia Saving Fund Society (PSFS) photographs (Accession 1993.302), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Door, entrance to Safe Deposit Vault
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Philadelphia Saving Fund Society (PSFS) photographs (Accession 1993.302), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Stairwell, 3rd to Banking Floor
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Philadelphia Saving Fund Society (PSFS) photographs (Accession 1993.302), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Coupon Booths
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Philadelphia Saving Fund Society (PSFS) photographs (Accession 1993.302), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Manager's Desk, Safe Deposit Vault
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Philadelphia Saving Fund Society (PSFS) photographs (Accession 1993.302), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Manager's Desk, Safe Deposit Vault
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Philadelphia Saving Fund Society (PSFS) photographs (Accession 1993.302), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Stairway, Safe Deposit Vault
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Philadelphia Saving Fund Society (PSFS) photographs (Accession 1993.302), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Coupon Booth
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Philadelphia Saving Fund Society (PSFS) photographs (Accession 1993.302), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Coupon Booth
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Philadelphia Saving Fund Society (PSFS) photographs (Accession 1993.302), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Coupon Booths and Conference Rooms
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Philadelphia Saving Fund Society (PSFS) photographs (Accession 1993.302), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
City Hall viewed from Upper Floor Office
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Philadelphia Saving Fund Society (PSFS) photographs (Accession 1993.302), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807

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