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001-01 HP Plan of Moyamensing, Southwark, Passyunk &c. within the limits, from South St. to Delaware River on the south and from the Delaware River on the east to the Schuylkill River on the west. Approved by Commissioners. Directed by an Act of the General Assembly, Sept. 29. 1787. John Hills, Surveyor. Hills, John 1788
Mounted
72 x 78 in.
South Philadelphia. Entire area bounded by South St., Delaware River and Schuylkill River, including League Island
Streams, marshland, river bank, vegetation, farms, building footprints, existing roads, proposed street grid for Southwark
001-z HP Survey of the road on the bank of the Schuylkill [River] from the Passyunk road to Gallows Lane. Thomas S. Stewart, Engin. Scale of 60 ft. to the inch. Septm. 13th 1840. Stewart, Thomas S. 1840
Mounted
14 x 55 in.
1 inch = 60 feet
South Philadelphia. Road along east bank of Schuylkill River from Passyunk Rd. to Gallows Lane.
River bank, benchmarks including trees, taverns including the Golden Swan and Hamburgh, property lines and owners, building footprints. Text on reverse reads: "No. 1. Plan of road along Schuylkill River. Road from Swan Tavern to Gallows Lane. Sept. 1, 1841."
002-01 HP A plan of the District of Southwark situated in the County of Philadelphia in the State of Pennsylvania shewing the intended new roads as laid out by the Commissioners appointed by the General Assembly in the year 1788. Surveyed by John Hills, 1788. Hills, John 1788
Mounted, folds into protective boards
74 x 73 in.
1 inch = 300 feet
South Philadelphia, Southwark District. Bounded by Cedar (now South) St., Delaware River, Passyunk Rd. and boundary with Moyamensing Township
Property lines and owners, existing and proposed streets; wharves and streets projected over the Delaware River
003-01 HP Plan of the southern part of Moyamensing locating & establishing the line of streets, curb heights, & decents [descents] of water courses, pursuant to Acts of Assembly passed April 13, 1835 [and] March 2, 1838 Stewart, Thomas S. 1838
Mounted
29 x 50 in.
1 inch = 150 feet
South Philadelphia. Moyamensing. Bounded by Wolf to Federal Sts., 2nd to 16th Sts.
Moyamensing Prison; Delaware & Schuylkill Canal; Parade Ground behind Moyamensing Prison; Lafayette Cemetery; Catholic Cemetery; T. Landreth property; Shackhansing Creek; "ditch and water course"; curb heights; property lines aand owners; color-coded building footprints
003-01 HP attachment [Resolution of the Moyamensing commissioners made June 24, 1842, certifying plan 003-01_HP ] 1842
Paper
South Philadelphia. Moyamensing. Bounded by Wolf to Federal Sts., 2nd to 16th Sts.
Attachment
004-01 HP Plan of the streets in the Township of Passyunk between Schuylkill River and the Moyamensing Township line and between Cedar Street and the Buck Road laid out in 1832. Lemuel Paynter, William G. Alexander, Fredrick G. Wolbert, Commissioners. John Thompson, Surveyor. The report accompanying this plan was filed December 28th, 1832 and confirmed absolutely April 28th, 1833. Thomson, John 1832
Mounted
35 x 54 in.
1 inch = 150 feet
South Philadelphia. Passyunk Township. Bounded by Broad St. to Schuylkill River, South to Dickinson Sts.
Chickhansing Creek; U.S. Arsenal; U. S. Naval Asylum; "Old glass house"; footprints of a dozen buildings close to street lines, with names of owners; property lines; creeks; high and low tide lines; annotations on street openings and closings to 1850
004-01 HP attachment Report of the commissioners appointed by Act of Assembly to survey Passyunk Township [related to plan 004-01_HP] 1832
Paper
South Philadelphia. Passyunk Township. Bounded by Broad St. to Schuylkill River, South to Dickinson Sts.
Attachment
005-01 HP A plat [of the] north part of the Township of Moyamensing in the County of Philadelphia, January 1st,1811. Surveyed and delineated by Reading Howell. Howell, Reading 1811
Mounted
42 x 73 in.
1 inch = 80 feet
South Philadelphia. Moyamensing. Bounded by South to Federal Sts. 5th to 17th Sts.
Property lines; property owners; many color-coded building footprints; deed and later elevation annotations; creeks and ditches; existing roads in pink tint, projected streets in light blue; "C. D. Howell, ex." [son of Reading Howell, who probably worked on the plan as a draftsman]
005-01 HP calculationbook RG214.14 The general regulation, both of the street lines and draining of the surface of the incorporated part of the Township of Moyamensing, bounded on the N. by Cedar Street, on the S.E. by the Passyunk road, on the S. by Federal Street, and on the W. by the E. line of the Township of Passyunk. By Reading Howell, under the Act of the Legislature. MDCCCXI. Howell, Reading 1811
Bound volume
South Philadelphia. Moyamensing
Calculation Book
005-02 HP A plat of the north part of the Township of Moyamensing in the County of Philadelphia. 1829 Aug. 29th, surveyed and delineated by David Coombs. … B. Coombs ex. Confirmed absolutely Ap'l. 27 1830, Road Book Vol. 10 p. 404 Coombs, David 1829
Mounted
44 x 76 in.
1 inch = 80 feet; or perhaps 4 perches to the inch.
South Philadelphia. Moyamensing. Bounded by South to Federal Sts., 5th to 17th Sts.
Existing and proposed streets
005-02 HP attachment [No title. Official submittal of plan 005-2_HP from the Commissioners of Moyamensing Township to the Court of Quarter Sessions] 1829
Vellum
29 x 16 in.
Moyamensing. South Philadelphia. Bounded by South to Federal Sts., 5th to 17th Sts.
Attachment
005-03 HP Plan of the Northern Division of the Township of Moyamensing exhibiting the regulated heights of the streets as determined by E. H. Gill and J. C. Trautwine, Civil Engineers. In accordance with the resolution of a committee appointed by the Board of Commissioners for that purpose dated Jany. 21st 1834. Gill, E. H.; Trautwine, J. C. 1834
Mounted
29 x 51 in.
1 inch = 125 feet
South Philadelphia. Moyamensing. Bounded by South to Federal Sts., 5th to 17th Sts.
Hospital Square, Almshouse Square. curb elevations, creeks
006-01 HP A ground plat of the City of Philadelphia marking the ascents and descents of streets, elevation for the regulated curbstones, and exhibiting the main tunnels &c. For particulars see the book corresponding herewith. March15th 1809. Reading Howell. Howell, Reading 1809
Mounted
47 x 79 in.
1 inch = 150 feet
Philadelphia, Reading Howell. Bounded by 5th St. to Schuylkill River, South St. to Vine St.
Centre Square with circular pathways, Water Works at Schuylkill River and Chestnut Street, sewer profiles on Pine St. and Mulberry St.; drainage areas outlined, streams (not named on plan) including Minnow Run, Dock Creek, parts of Pegg's Run; original and proposed curb elevation, clay pits, benchmark buildings
006-v HP Regulation of ascents & descents Lyndall's Alley (now Chancellor Street) … and Dean Street … between Walnut and Locust, and 12th and 13th Streets Hains, Samuel; Ireland, Alphonso 1820
Tracing
12 x 12 in.
Philadelphia. Alleys in block bounded by Walnut and Locust Sts., 12th and 13th Sts.
Curb elevations. Weaver's Alley is mentioned in title block, but that part of the original plan was not copied in this tracing.
006-w HP First District [Tracing based on Reading Howell's First District plan, 007-01_HP, focusing on sewers] Not named 1815 ca.
Tracing
46 x 26 in.
Philadelphia. Bounded by Fifth St. to Broad St., Vine St. to Chestnut St.
Street lines, sewers and sewer inlets
006-x HP Second District [Tracing based on Reading Howell's Second District plan, 008-03_HP, focusing on sewers] Not named 1815 ca.
Tracing
46 x 26 in.
Philadelphia. Bounded by Fifth St. to Broad St., Chestnut St. to Cedar (now South) St.
Street lines, sewers and sewer inlets
006-y HP Third District [Tracing based on Reading Howell's Third District plan, 009-01_HP, focusing on sewers] Not named 1815 ca.
Tracing
54 x 26 in.
Philadelphia. Bounded by Broad St. to Schuylkill River, Vine St. to Chestnut St.
Street lines, sewers and sewer inlets
006-z HP Fourth District [Tracing based on Reading Howell's Fourth District plan, focusing on sewers] Not named 1815 ca.
Tracing
56 x 26 in.
Philadelphia. Bounded by Broad St. to Schuylkill River, Chestnut St. to Cedar (now South) St.
Street lines, sewers and sewer inlets, calculations for drainage area related to sewer along Cedar Street, corner elevations
007-01 HP First District. In obedience to an ordinance dated May 1804, surveyed, leveled, and adjusted that part of the City Plat comprehended within this draft. Reading Howell. Howell, Reading 1804 ca.
Mounted
47 x 26 in.
1 inch = c. 125 feet
Philadelphia, Reading Howell, First District. Bounded by 5th St. to Board St., Chestnut St. to Vine St.
Centre Square with pumping station; pink and yellow building footprints; creeks; sewers; street ascents and descents; original and proposed curb elevations
007-02 HP Plan of the regulation of Letitia Street in the City of Philadelphia made in pursuance of a resolution of Councils passed the 8th day of May A.D. 1856. by Joseph H. Siddall, surveyor and regulator of the 5th District. May 17th, 1856 … November 23rd 1857, confirmed by Court. Siddall, Joseph H. 1856
Mounted
23 x 18 in.
1 inch = c. 33 feet
Philadelphia. Bounded by Front to 2nd Sts., Chestnut to Market Sts.
Curb elevations
007-03 HP First District. In obedience to an ordinance dated May 1804, surveyed, regulated & adjusted that part of the City Plat comprehended in the above draft. March 23rd, 1808. Reading Howell. Howell, Reading 1808
Mounted
41 x 25 in.
1 inch = c. 125 feet
Philadelphia, Reading Howell, First District. Bounded by 5th St. to Board St., Chestnut St. to Vine St.
Centre Square with pumping station; pink and yellow building footprints; creeks; sewers; street ascents and descents; original and proposed curb elevations
008-01 HP Plan describing the alterations in the regulation of ascents, descents and common sewers in that part of the City lying between Delaware 8th and Schuylkill Eighth [15th] Streets, and between Walnut and Cedar Streets. [Approved by Councils October 3, 1816] Hains, Samuel 1816
Paper
26 x 34 in.
Philadelphia. Bounded by 8th to 15th Sts., Walnut to Cedar (South) Sts.
Streams (Shackhanson Creek and branch of Dock Creek), sewers, building footprints, curb elevations
008-01 HP attachment [Letter dated May 18, 1816, from Samuel Hains and Alphonso Ireland, City Regulators, to the Mayor and Recorder of the City of Philadelphia, regarding improvements that could be "made in the southern part of the City between Delaware Eighth and Broad Streets" and represented in plan 008-01_HP] Hains, Samuel 1816
Paper
Philadelphia. Bounded by 8th to 15th Sts., Walnut to Cedar (South) Sts.
Attachment
008-02 HP Second District, in obedience to an ordinance dated May 1804, surveyed, leveled, and adjusted that part of the City Plat comprehended in the above draft. March 23rd 1808. Reading Howell. Howell, Reading 1808
Microfilm Only
Philadelphia, Reading Howell, Second District. 4th to Broad, Chestnut to South
008-03 HP Second District. In obedience to an ordinance dated May 1804, surveyed, leveled, and adjusted that [part of the] City Plat comprehended in the above draft. Reading Howell. Howell, Reading 1804 ca.
Mounted
47 x 26 in.
1 inch = c. 125 feet
Philadelphia, Reading Howell, Second District. Bounded by 4th to Broad Sts., Chestnut to South Sts.
Almshouse Square, Hospital Square, State House Square, jail and workhouse on 6th, pink and yellow building footprints; creeks; sewers; street ascents and descents; original and proposed curb elevations
009-01 HP Third District. In obedience to an ordinance dated May 1804, surveyed, leveled, and adjusted that part of the City Plat comprehended within this draft. Reading Howell. Howell, Reading 1808
Mounted
57 x 26 in.
1 inch = c. 125 feet
Philadelphia, Reading Howell, Third District. Bounded by Broad St. to Schuylkill River, Chestnut to Vine Sts.
Center Square with Engine house, Logan Square with creeks, Water Works basin; Arch St. Prison; Minnow Run; Market St. Permanent Bridge; building footprints; creeks; sewers; street ascents and descents; original and proposed curb elevations; mud flats along Schuylkill
009-02 HP [No title. Front St. to Schuylkill River, Vine St. to South St. Plan originally extended farther east, perhaps all the way to the Delaware River, but that section is missing] Not named 1790 ca.
Mounted
30 x 57 in.
1 inch = c. 200 feet
Philadelphia. Bounded by Front St. to Schuylkill River, Vine St. to South St.
Delineation of Dock Creek other creeks, springs, and marshland; burying ground in Franklin Square; elevations ("descents and ascents" marked as D and A) of streets to be built; etc.
009-03 HP Third District. In obedience to an ordinance dated May 1804, surveyed, leveled, and adjusted that part of the City Plat comprehended within this draft. March 23, 1808. Reading Howell. Howell, Reading (probably) 1808
Paper
25 x ____ in.
1 inch = c. 200 feet
Philadelphia, Reading Howell, Second District, 1804
010-01 HP We the undersigned City Regulators do certify that this is [?] plan describing the directions of ascents, descents and common sewers in that part of the City lying between High and Cedar Streets & between Broad Street & the River Schuylkill which was reported by us. Approved by the Select and Common Councils the 2d day of October 1817 and by them directed to be recorded agreeable to the 10th Section of an Ordinance authorizing the Mayor to appoint City Regulators or Surveyors and establishing an office preserving the Records of their proceedings and for other purposes, signed the 6th day of August 1814. Howell, Reading; Hains, Samuel 1817
Microfilm Only
Bounded by Broad St. to Schuylkill River, High (Market) St. to Cedar (South) St.
010-02 HP Plan showing widening of footways on the south side of Market St. between Twenty-Second Street and the bridge. As per resolution of Councils. Approved June 9, 1875. Confirmed by Board of Surveyors, January 17, 1876. Shedaker, David Hudson 1876
Mounted
11 x 23 in.
1 inch = 50 feet
Philadelphia. Market St., 22nd St. to Schuylkill River
City railroad, West Philadelphia Passenger Railway, City Gas Works, curb elevations
010-03 HP Fourth District, In Obedience to an Ordinance dated May 1804, Surveyed, leveled, and Adjusted that part of the City Plat comprehended within this Draft. Reading Howell Howell, Reading 1804 c.
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Philadelphia, Reading Howell, Fourth District. Broad to Schuylkill, Chestnut to South.
building footprints; ascents and descents; clay pits in block interiors; watercourses; surveying stones
010-04 HP Plan of the revision of grades between Market and Walnut streets and Twenty-Second Street and the Schuylkill River in the Eighth and Ninth Wards. Authorized by Councils Feny. 10th, 1872. Shedaker, David Hudson 1872
Mounted
28 x 29 in.
1 inch = 50 feet
Philadelphia. Bounded by 22nd St. to Schuylkill River, Walnut to Market Sts.
Abutments for bridges; Port Warden's lines; curb elevations; annotations through 1899
010-05 HP Fourth District, In obedience to an ordinance dated May 1804, surveyed, leveled, and adjusted that part of the City Plat comprehended within this draft. March 23rd 1808. Reading Howell Howell, Reading 1808
Microfilm Only
Philadelphia, Reading Howell, Fourth District. Bounded by Broad St. to Schuylkill River, Chestnut to South Sts.
011-01 HP [Handwritten title on reverse: "Delaware Avenue From Pine to Cedar St., Filed July 29th 1839" According to Plan Book 1, in Streets Dept., City Plans Unit, this plan was made "to accompany report of [road] jury to Court of Quarter Sessions] Hains, Samuel (probably) 1839
Mounted
12 x 15 in.
1 inch = 50 feet
Delaware River front, from Pine to South Sts.
Building footprints in street, property owners
011-02 HP To the Select and Common Councils of the City of Philadelphia, this delineation of that part of the harbour opposite the said City, of the public wharves, breadth of the channel to the island and bar, and depth of the water opposite the principal streets, is respectfully inscribed by their friend to serve, James Pearson, Surveyor, Philadelphia 1805. Pearson, James 1805
Paper
21 x 57 in.
Delaware River front, Philadelphia.
G. Clymer's wharf on the Island, fish house on Dock street, soundings in channel, sand bars, wharf owners, wharf widths, alleys from Water St.
011-03 HP The above is the plan of Water Street, referred to in an ordinance for laying out "Water Street anew," as having been made by and under the authority of the Councils of the City of Philadelphia. Samuel Hains, City Surveyor. Hains, Samuel 1832
Microfilm Only
Delaware River front. Water St. from Spruce St. to Vine St.
Wharves, benchmark buildings
011-04 HP A plan of the streets wharves etc. between Dock and Chestnut St. shewing a proposed extension of the wharf at Walnut Street 90 ft. in length eastward by 50 feet in breadth north and south. Pr Samuel Hains February 18th 1834. Hains, Samuel 1834
Mounted
12 x 19 in.
1.25 inch = 100 feet
Delaware River front, between Dock St. and Chestnut St., Front St. to Delaware River
Wharves
011-05 HP Draft of the East Front of the City of Philadelphia on the River Delaware from Cedar to Vine Streets, exhibiting the public and private wharves, and docks, with the indented front line formed by the buildings, with the front dimensions and definitions of the respective properties, and depth of water found in the line of each street across the channel, to the Island and sand bars. This survey and delineation of the eastern front of the City was executed by the subscriber in conformity to a resolution of the City Councils dated 25 April 1811, for the use of the Wardens of the Port, a duplicate of which is deposited in their office. Philadelphia, 16th September 1811. Reading Howell. Copy [by] W. Morrell April 1905. Howell, Reading 1811
Tracing
24 x 115 in.
Delaware River front, Philadelphia.
Wharves, property owners, sand bars and rushes
011-06 HP Plan of the Delaware [River] Front of the City shewing the wharf line as fixed by the City Councils and approved by the Wardens. Not named 1836
Mounted
29 x 70 in.
1/10 foot = 100 feet [1.2 inch = 100 feet]
Delaware River front, Philadelphia.
Delaware Ave. as projected, [Windmill Island], "Water Street as laid out anew," soundings, wharves, attachment: referencing ordinance of Sept. 1, 1836
011-07 HP Plan of the Delaware Front of the City, shewing the wharf line as fixed by the City Councils and approved by the Wardens. N.B. The island sandbars and soundings were taken at low water mark, together with alteration proposed 1843 [Attachment: copies of authorizing legislation] Not named 1843
Mounted
27 x 72 in.
1/10 foot = 100 feet [1.2 inch = 100 feet]
Delaware River front, Philadelphia.
Delaware Ave. as projected, "Water Street as laid out anew," soundings, wharves, mud and sand dimensions on Windmill Island
011-07 HP attachment [Copies of ordinances and resolutions related to plan 11-07_HP and the wharf line shown therein] Not named 1844.
Paper
Delaware River front, Philadelphia.
Attachment
011-y HP A draft describing the alleys and passages leading from Delaware Front Street to Water Street and from thence to the river -- with their dimensions and distance from each other, and the principal streets -- the small alleys that are colorered [sic] are supposed to be those laid out by virtue of the regulation of the banks. Samuel Hains, June 23rd 1820. [Attachment: report from Samuel Hains for Joseph Lewis, on the legal status of the alleys and passages depicted in the plan, June 6, 1820] Hains, Samuel 1820
Blueprint
21 x 14 in.
Delaware River front, alleys and steps between Water St. and Delaware Ave.
Steps and alleyways leading up into the city from the level of the Delaware River
011-z HP [No title. Delaware River front, Vine St. to South St., Front St. to Delaware River] Hains, Samuel 1820 ca.
Paper
13 x 71 in.
1.2 inch = c. 100 feet
Delaware River front, Philadelphia.
Property ownership along course of proposed Delaware Ave., pink edges may reflect building lines
012-01 HP Plan of the streets in the Borough of West Philadelphia with the heights & grades; drawn in May 1847 by Nathan Suplee. Suplee, Nathan 1847
Mounted
28 x 40 in.
1 inch = 200 feet
West Philadelphia Borough. Bounded by Schuylkill River to 40th St., Woodland Ave. to Lancaster Turnpike
Borough line, unidentified streams, bridges over creeks, springs, notes on cuts and fills
013-01 HP Plan of Spring Garden Street west of Broad Street showing the adjustment of grades consequent upon the widening of the footways [Resolution April 28, 1860; surveyed 1862; approved Dec. 1, 1862] Roberts, Edward D. 1862
Mounted
19 x 49 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Spring Garden St. Bounded by Brandywine to Buttonwood Sts., Broad St. to 23rd St.
Curb elevations
013-02 HP Plan striking from the City Plan a portion of the Park Boulevard. Fifteenth Ward, Philadelphia. [Ordinance Dec. 14, 1894; survey returned Feb. 20, 1895; confirmed March 18, 1895] Bloch, Frits 1895
Mounted
25 x 42 in.
Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Curb elevations
013-03 HP Plan of the lines and grades of a portion of the Park Boulevard, Fifteenth Ward, Philadelphia [Ordinance April 12, 1892; survey returned April 1893; confirmed June 12, 1893] Thayer, W. W. 1893
Mounted
26 x 44 in.
Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Curb elevations
013-04 HP Plan of Powelton Avenue in the 15th and 24th Wards [Resolution March 2, 1857; approved Nov. 16, 1857; confirmed by Court Dec. 8, 1858] Stiles, Amos 1857
Mounted
32 x 21 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
West Philadelphia. Powelton Ave., from 23rd to 31st Sts.
Curb heights, block dimensions, sidewalks, sewers, wharf and channel lines
013-05 HP Plan of change of grades of Poplar Street, between Twenty-ninth Street and Pennsylvania Avenue [Resolution April 28, 1865; approved Jan. 15, 1866] Roberts, Edward D. 1865
Mounted
23 x 24 in.
1 inch = 60 feet
Poplar St.. Bounded by 23rd St. to Pennsylvania Ave., Girard Ave. to Parrish St
Topographic hachure marks, railroad in Pennsylvania Ave., curb elevations
013-06 HP In the matter of the plan of revision of grades on Landing Avenue in the 15th Ward [Survey returned Oct. 20, 1856; approved by Board of Surveyors June 15, 1857; confirmed by Court Dec. 8, 1858] Stiles, Amos 1857
Mounted
17 x 22 in.
1 inch = 50feet
15th Ward. Landing Ave., from Coates St. northward.
Schuylkill River, profile of Coates St. approach to bridge, docks by Landing Ave.
013-07 HP Plan of revisions of grades and width of footways on Pennsylvania Avenue between Coats Street and Poplar Street, and of grades on Canal Street in the 15th Ward [Resolution June 23, 1862; surveyed 1862; confirmed by Court May 18, 1863] Roberts, Edward D. 1862
Mounted
24 x 41 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
15th Ward. Pennsylvania Ave. between Coates St. and Poplar St., and along Pennsylvania Ave. to Schuylkill River
Curb heights, block dimensions, sidewalks, inlets, dock on Landing Ave., later penciled sections of tunnels, etc., from 1870s, 1880s by Samuel L. Smedley
013-08 HP Plan of the revision of grades in a part of the Fifteenth Ward authorized by Act of Assembly June 26, 1871 and resolution of Councils July 11, 1871 [Confirmed by Board of Surveyors March 18, 1872] Roberts, Edward D. 1872
Mounted
23 x 31 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
15th Ward. Bounded by Girard Ave. to Hare St., 24th to 29th Sts.
Curb heights, block dimensions, sewers, tinted sidewalks
013-09 HP Copy of the plan of the survey and regulation of part of the District of Spring Garden as revised in pursuance of two Acts of Assembly passed respectively the 7th day of April anno Domini 1845 and the 14th day of March [1846] [See 013-23 for clearer copy of this plan] Price, Philip M. 1847
Mounted
37 x 71 in.
1 inch = 80 feet
Spring Garden District, bounded by Broad St. to Schuylkill River, Vine St. to Poplar St.
Fairmount Water Works, Reservoir, South Garden, Wire Bridge, sewers
013-10 HP Plan of the revised survey of part of the 15th Ward [Approved by Board of Surveyors June 15, 1857. Attachment: Court confirmation of plan] Stiles, Amos 1857
Mounted
20 x 17 in.
1 inch = 80 feet
15th Ward. Bounded by Coates to Spring Garden Sts., 19th to 21st Sts.
Curb elevation, sewers
013-11 HP Plan of lines and grades of Simmonds Street from Ogden to Poplar Streets [Ordinance March 17, 1884; confirmed Aug. 4, 1884] Roberts, Edward D. 1884
Paper
9 x 9 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Simmonds St. from Ogden to Poplar Sts.
Curb elevations
013-12 HP [No title. Bambrey St., Poplar St. to north of Brown St. Resolution March 11, 1875; confirmed April 19, 1875] Roberts, Edward D. 1875
Paper
9 x 15 in.
1.25 inch = 50 feet
Bambrey St., Poplar to Brown Sts.
Curb elevations, block dimensions, footways colored, grades
013-13 HP [Handwritten title on reverse: "Plan of Meredith Street from 24th to 25th St., 15th Ward." Survey returned May 1, 1872; confirmed March 3, 1873] Roberts, Edward D. 1873
Paper
17 x 15 in.
1.25 inch = 50 feet
Meredith St., 24th to 25th Sts.
Curb elevations
013-14 HP Plan of lines and grades of Woodstock Street from Brown to Parrish Streets [Ordinance June 29, 1883; confirmed Aug. 4, 1884] Roberts, Edward D. 1884
Paper
9 x 11 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Woodstock St., Brown to Parrish Sts.
Curb elevations, block dimensions, footways, grades
013-15 HP Plan placing thereon two forty feet streets and striking therefrom Old Perot Street [Ordinance June 25, 1877; confirmed April 15, 1878] Roberts, Edward D. 1878
Paper
19 x 23 in.
1 inch = 40 feet
Bounded by 25th to Taney Sts., Hare St. to Fairmount Ave.
Curb elevations, block dimensions, footways, grades
013-16 HP [No title. Bambrey Street, Poplar to Parrish Sts. Survey returned Sept. 19, 1874; confirmed April 19, 1875] Roberts, Edward D. 1874
Paper
8 x 16 in.
1.25 inch = 50 feet
Bambrey St., Poplar to Parrish Sts.
Curb elevations, block dimensions, footways, grades
013-17 HP [No title. Ferry Road and Biddle Street, showing Fairmount Water Works Reservoir.] Graff, Frederic, Jr. 1842
Paper
14 x 23 in.
1 inch = 150 feet
Fairmount Water Works and vicinity
Fairmount Reservoir
013-18 HP [Handwritten title on reverse: "Virginia St., 24th to 25th St." Survey returned June 24, 1875; confirmed Oct. 23, 1876] Roberts, Edward D. 1875
Paper
9 x 15 in.
1.25 inch = 50 feet
Virginia [Olive] St., 24th to 25th Sts.
Curb elevations, block dimensions, footways, grades
013-19 HP Plan showing lines and grades of Ogden Street [Ordinance Nov. 13 1876; confirmed Jan. 15, 1877] Roberts, Edward D. 1877
Paper
14 x 14 in.
1 inch = 60 feet
Ogden St., 29th to 30th Sts.
Curb elevations, block dimensions, footways, grades
013-20 HP Plan showing the lines and grades of Perot Street [Resolution June 14, 1873; confirmed Oct. 23, 1876] Roberts, Edward D. 1873
Paper
15 x 15 in.
1.25 inch = 50 feet
Perot St. Bounded by 24th to 25th St., Perot St. to Fairmount Ave.
Curb elevations, block dimensions, footways, grades
013-21 HP Plan of Broad Street showing revision of footways and grades from Vine Street to Poplar Street [Resolution May 19, 1873; confirmed April 19, 1875] Roberts, Edward D. 1875
Mounted
56 x 13 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Broad Street. Bounded by 13th to 15th Sts., Vine to Poplar Sts.
Curb elevations
013-22-large HP Plan of the revision of the lines of Twenty-Fifth Street between Spring Garden Street and Biddle Street [Ordinance April 5, 1884; confirmed Oct. 20, 1884] Roberts, Edward D. 1884
Mounted
30 x 14 in.
1 inch = 50 feet
25th St., Spring Garden to Biddle Sts.
Curb elevations, block dimensions, sidewalks
013-22-small HP [Handwritten title on reverse: "Swain St., 25th to 26th St." Survey returned June 29, 1874; resolution March 11, 1875; confirmed April 19, 1875] Roberts, Edward D. 1874
Paper
10 x 14 in.
1.25 inch = 50 feet
Swain St., 24th to 25th Sts.
Curb elevations, block dimensions, grades
013-23 HP Copy of the plan of the survey and regulation of part of the District of Spring Garden as revised in pursuance of two Acts of Assembly passed respectively the 7th day of April anno Domini 1845 and the 14th day of March [1846] [Based on "worn and defaced" original as of 1900. Copy by Edwin M. Evans, June 1, 1900. See 013-09 HP for the original plan] Price, Philip M. 1900
Mounted
67 x 102 in.
Spring Garden District, bounded by Broad St. to Schuylkill River, Vine St. to Poplar St.
Fairmount Water Works reservoir and South Garden, Wire Bridge, streets, curbs, and sewers, wharves north and south of Water Works, street annotations up to 1884
013-s HP Philadelphia, Feb. 1,1888. (signed) John M. Dye, Engineer and Surveyor. [Property of Schuylkill River East Side Railroad from 24th Street north, along the Schuylkill River] Dye, John H. 1888
Tracing
28 x 29 in.
1 inch = 40 feet
Schuylkill River East Side Railroad, in the vicinity of 24th St.
Railroad
013-t HP Plan compiled from records and copies of surveys for Jos. D. Ellis….F. Bloch, Surveyor & Regulator, 4th District, March 20, 1899. [Plans shows line of Schuylkill River East Side Railroad in vicinity of 24th and Powelton] Bloch, Frits 1899
Tracing
19 x 21 in.
Schuylkill River East Side Railroad, in the vicinity of 24th St.
Railroad
013-u HP [No title. Property along Schuylkill River, between 24th St. and Powelton Ave., belonging to John J. Ridgway. Surveyed by Edward D. Roberts, April 1, 1869] Roberts, Edward D. 1869
Tracing
18 x 18 in.
Schuylkill River East Side Railroad, in the vicinity of 24th St.
Railroad
013-v HP [No title. Property along Schuylkill River, between 24th St. and Powelton Ave., belonging to John J. Ridgway. Surveyed by Edward D. Roberts, April 1, 1869] Roberts, Edward D. 1869
Tracing
18 x 18 in.
Schuylkill River East Side Railroad, in the vicinity of 24th St.
Railroad
013-w HP Plan of properties and water fronts along the Schuylkill River showing title lines of Irvine and Carty, former and revised Port Wardens Lines, Wharves, Docks, etc., Fifteenth Ward, Philadelphia Bloch, Frits 1901
Blueprint
42 x 32 in.
1 inch = 30 feet
15th Ward. Schuylkill River waterfront from 24th St. to the Schuylkill River, Callowhill to Vine Sts.
Block dimensions, property lines with dimensions, railroad right of way, wharf and docks as in 1869 and 1901
013-x HP Profile of Callowhill Street from 24th to Biddle Street. [Plan is on a larger sheet of graph paper. Portion not scanned was blank. No date.] Not named 1880 ca.
Mounted
21 x 30 in.
Callowhill St. from 24th St. to Biddle St.
Profile of street grade on graph paper
013-y HP Plan of lines and grades of Norwood Street from Brown to Parrish Street [Ordinance Dec. 31, 1881; confirmed June 5, 1882] Roberts, Edward D. 1881
Paper
9 x 11 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Norwood St., Brown to Parrish Sts.
Curb elevations block dimensions
013-z HP [No title. Hedding Street. Confirmed by Court Nov. 29, 1869] Not named 1869
Tracing
9 x 8 in.
1 inch = 120 feet
Hedding St., bounded by 15th to 16th Sts. North St. to Coates St.
Street location
014-01 HP Plan of proposed extension of Spring-Garden St. from Sixth St. to Delaware River [Resolution June 2, 1870] Wolf, John F. 1870
Mounted
24 x 101 in.
1 inch = 40 feet
Spring Garden St., Sixth St. to Delaware River, Green to Noble Sts.
Property lines and dimensions, names of property owners, route of proposed street, assessed value of sections; road and sidewalks colored
014-02 HP Plan of line and grade regulations of Ocean Street, in the 11th Ward of the City of Philada., as authorised by resolution of Councils, approved Decr. 13th 1862. [Surveyed Jan. 1863; approved Feb. 2, 1863] Wolf, John F. 1863
Mounted
18 x 18 in.
1 inch = 20 feet
Ocean St., between Dana and Green Sts.
Curb elevations
014-03 HP Plan of the Second Division of the Northern Liberties. Survey begun in 1796 and completed in 1798. Brooke, Robert; Auston, Matthew 1798
Mounted
52 x 89 in.
1 inch = 50 feet
Northern Liberties, 2nd Division. Delaware River to 6th St.; Brown St. to Callowhill St.
Pegg's Run, Canal, curb elevations, creeks, benchmark buildings
014-n HP Draught of the regulation of Julianna Street, between Buttonwood and Green Streets in the Northern Liberties. Made by order of the Board of Commissioners Jany. 8th 1828 by Jos. H. Siddall. [with attached affidavit] Siddall, Joseph H. 1828
Paper
14 x 17 in.
Northern Liberties. Julianna St.
Curb elevations
014-o HP Draught of the regulation of Peach Street, between Green and Coats Streets, in the Northern Liberties Siddall, Joseph H. 1828
Paper
13 x 17 in.
Northern Liberties. Peach St.
Curb elevations
014-p HP Plan of the regulation of Green Street between Old York Road and Sixth Street in the Northern Liberties Siddall, Joseph H. 1828
Paper
9 x 16 in.
Northern Liberties. Green St.
Curb elevations
014-q HP Plan of the regulation of New-market Street from Noble Street to Green Street in the Northern Liberties Siddall, Joseph H. 1824
Paper
9 x 18 in.
Northern Liberties. New-Market St.
Curb elevations
014-r HP Plan of the regulation of Brooke Alley and part of Rose Alley in the Northern Liberties Siddall, Joseph H. 1824
Paper
8 x 20 in.
Northern Liberties. Brooke and Rose Alleys.
Curb elevations
014-s HP Plan of the regulation of Jones Alley in the Northern Liberties Siddall, Joseph H. 1822
Paper
8 x 23 in.
Northern Liberties. Jones Alley
Curb elevations
014-t HP Plan of the regulation of Rogers Alley and Elbow Lane in the Northern Liberties Siddall, Joseph H. 1822
Paper
12 x 8 in.
Northern Liberties. Rogers Alley and Elbow Lane
Curb elevations
014-u HP Plan of the regulation of Magnolia Street in the Northern Liberties Siddall, Joseph H. 1824
Paper
7 x 17 in.
Northern Liberties. Magnolia St.
Curb elevations
014-v HP Plan of the regulation of Flowers Alley in the Northern Liberties Siddall, Joseph H. 1824
Paper
9 x 13 in.
Northern Liberties. Flowers Alley
Curb elevations
014-w HP Draught of the regulation of Crown Street, between Tammany and Green Streets in the Northern Liberties Siddall, Joseph H. 1829
Paper
7 x 27 in.
Northern Liberties. Crown St.
Curb elevations
014-x HP Plan of the regulation of Maria Street in the Northern Liberties Siddall, Joseph H. 1825
Paper
5 x 14 in.
Northern Liberties. Maria St.
Curb elevations
014-y HP Draught of the regulation of Kunckel Street in Northern Liberties Siddall, Joseph H. 1828
Paper
12 x 14 in.
Northern Liberties. Kunckel St.
Curb elevations
014-z HP Draught of the regulation of Willow Alley in the Northern Liberties Siddall, Joseph H. 1828
Paper
9 x 12 in.
Northern Liberties. Willow Alley
Curb elevations
015-01 HP Plan of the First Division of the survey and regulation of the Kensington District of the Northern Liberties, agreeably to an act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Passed the sixth day of March one thousand eight hundred and twenty. Surveyed and returned October 10th 1821 by Robert Brooke. Brooke, Robert 1821
Microfilm Only
1 inch = 100 feet
Kensington, 1st Division
Curb elevations, benchmark buildings, property ownership
016-01 MTD [No title. Topography of part of City Plan 16, in Mt. Airy. No date.] Not named 1885 ca.
Mounted
26 x 38 in.
Bounded by Chelten Ave. to Washington Lane, Wayne Ave. to Wissahickon Ave.
Topography, Monoshone Creek and tributary streams, pond and dam, building footprints. Plan seems to be a draft and incomplete.
016-18 016-01 tracing1 Plan of the Second Section of the resurvey & regulation of the Borough of Germantown [Resolution April 17, 1856; approved by Board of Surveyors Nov. 15, 1858] Lightfoot, Jesse 1858
Tracing
68 x 54 in.
22nd Ward, 2nd Section, Germantown. Bounded by Germantown Ave., Queen St., Township Line Rd. (Wissahickon Ave.) and Washington La.
Streams, sewers, springs, curb elevations
016-53 CP Plan of the revision of lines and grades of part of the Second Section, Twenty-second Ward, City of Philadelphia. Made in accordance with a resolution of Councils approved January 19, 1885. Jones, Walter 1885
Tracing
45 x 58 in.
22nd Ward, 2nd Section. Bounded by Washington St. to School Lane, Wissahickon Ave. to Germantown Ave.
Topography, streams, pond, railroad
017-04 MTD Plan of the revision of Hancock Street [Ordinance May 27, 1876; confirmed Oct. 23, 1876] Lightfoot, Jesse 1876
Mounted
18 x 24 in.
Hancock St.
Wingohocking Creek, railroad
017-05 MTD Plan of revision of grades on Armat Street [Ordinance Dec. 31, 1875; confirmed April 2, 1877] Not named 1877
Mounted
19 x 37 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Germantown. Bounded by Chelten Ave., Magnolia Ave., Church Lane and Germantown Ave.
Wingohocking Creek and Honey Run, railroad
017-06 MTD tracing Plan of revision of Section No. 17 made in accordance with ordinance of Councils of April 2nd, 1878 [Confirmed Sept. 1, 1879; tracing copy of mounted plan made in 1911] Not named 1879
Tracing
48 x 37 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Bounded roughly by Washington Lane to Church Lane, Baynton St. to Chew St.
Curb elevations, Wingohocking Creek and ponds, railroad

Identifer Preview Title Surveyor Date Media / Size / Scale Geographic Area / Map Features
018-02 MTD Plan of revision of grades [of] part of Fifth Section 23d Ward Philada. [Ordinance July 11, 1868] Not named 1868 ca.
Mounted
53 x 32 in.
23rd Ward, 5th Section. Bounded by Allegheny Ave., Kensington Ave., Lehigh Ave. and Fillmore St.
Streams, sewers, curb elevations
018-03 MTD Plan of revision of part of Fifth Section, Twenty-third Ward Philadelphia. [Approved Board of Surveyors March 21, 1870] Not named 1870
Mounted
53 x 34 in.
23rd Ward, 5th Section. Bounded by Allegheny Ave., Kensington Ave., Lehigh Ave. and Fillmore St.
Stream, curb elevations
018-06 MTD Plan of the revision of lines and grades on the Fifth Section of the Twenty-Fifth Ward (late Twenty-third Ward) Philadelphia [Ordinance July 5, 1877; confirmed Nov. 19, 1877] Not named 1877
Mounted
42 x 54 in.
25th Ward, 5th Section. Bounded by A St., Fillmore St., Allegheny Ave, Frankford Ave. and Lehigh Ave.
Topography, Gunner's Run and tributary streams, railroad
019-01 HP Topography and grade regulation of Plan Number 19 [Ordinance Dec. 31, 1875; survey returned Dec. 1877; no confirmation date. This plan covers City Plans 342, 343 and 348, and overlaps slightly with 161, 167 and 169. ] Hancock, George W. 1877
Mounted
48 x 115 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
West Philadelphia. Bounded by Lancaster Ave. to Cobbs St., City Ave. to Sellers La. and Haddington Ave.
Topography, streams, Indian Creek, mill races, mill ponds, building footprints
019-02 HP Plan showing the revision of the lines and grades of 69th St. from Lebanon Ave. to City Ave. and to place on the City Plan Woodbine and Overbrook Aves. from 66th to 69th Sts, and to revise such other streets as may be affected thereby. [Ordinance April 6, 1897; survey returned July 17, 1899; confirmed Aug. 21,1899] Johnson, Joseph 1899
Mounted
43 x 36 in.
West Philadelphia. Bounded roughly by 66th and 73rd Sts., and Lebanon and City Aves.
Topography, Indian Creek, mill races
019-03 HP Plan of the Twelfth Section of the survey of the late Township of Blockley made in pursuance of two Acts of the Assembly of the State of Pennsylvania approved respectively on the 3rd of April A.D. 1851 and the 13th of May, A. D. 1856. Surveyed and returned to the Board of Surveyors of the City of Philadelphia 12 mo. 7th, 1859 by Francis Lightfoot. Lightfoot, Francis 1859
Mounted
52 x 57 in.
West Philadelphia, Blockley Township, 12th Section. Cobbs Creek to 66th St.; City Ave. to Arch St.
Creeks, mill buildings
019-04 HP Plan for revising the curb lines of Lansdowne Ave. from 63rd St. to County Line and 66th and 67th Sts. between Haverford St. and Lansdowne Ave. so as to increase the width of the cartway to 36 feet. [Ordinance Jan. 28, 1907; no confirmation date] Johnson, Joseph 1907
Mounted
33 x 72 in.
West Philadelphia
Curb elevations
019-05 HP Plan for placing on City Plan Haddington Street of the width of 40 ft. from 66th to 67th St. [Ordinance May 19, 1904; survey returned and confirmed Sept. 12, 1904] Johnson, Joseph 1904
Mounted
12 x 18 in.
West Philadelphia
Curb elevations
019-06 HP Plan showing the revision of the lines and grades of that portion of the City Plan bounded by 63rd St., 64th St., Jefferson St. and Lebanon Ave. [Ordinance June 12, 1899; confirmed Nov. 20, 1899] Johnson, Joseph 1899
Mounted
13 x 20 in.
West Philadelphia
Curb elevations
019-07 HP Plan showing the revision of grades of Malvern Avenue between 63rd St. & 64th St. [Ordinance Dec. 10, 1898; confirmed June 5, 1899] Johnson, Joseph 1898
Mounted
11 x 17 in.
West Philadelphia
Curb elevations
020-01 HP Plan of the Fourth Section of the survey and regulation of the District of Fair-hill [Fairhill], agreeably to an Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania approved the sixteenth day of March A.D. 1847. Surveyed and returned 2nd mo. 21st 1848 by Joseph Fox, Henry Haines. Filed April 4th, 1848 Fox, Joseph; Haines, Henry 1848
Mounted
48 x 36 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Fairhill, 4th Section. Bounded by Huntington to Clearfield Sts., 5th to 11th Sts.
Mansion at northeast corner 7th & Somerset Sts., sewers
020-02 HP Plan of the First Section of the survey of the Township of the Northern Liberties, agreeably to an Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, passed the third day of May A.D. 1832. Drawn by R. M. Sexton, surveyed and returned August 10th, 1839, by John Foulkrod, R. M. Sexton. Foulkrod, John and Sexton, R. M. 1839
Mounted
49 x 37 in.
1 inch = 10 perches, c. 166 feet
Northern Liberties, 1st Section. Bounded by Front St. to Germantown Ave., Diamond to Ontario Sts.
Boundary line of District of Kensington
021-01 HP Plan of the Second Section of the survey of the Township of the Northern Liberties, agreeably to an Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, passed the third day of May A.D. 1832. Surveyed and returned September 17th, 1840, by John Foulkrod, R. M. Sexton. Filed September 18, 1840 [Note in pencil: "See revised plan," probably 021-2_HP] Foulkrod, John and Sexton, R. M. 1840
Mounted
57 x 51 in.
1 inch = 125 feet (0.4 inch = 50 feet)
Northern Liberties, 2nd Section. Bounded by Front St. to Frankford Ave. and O St., Norris to Ontario Sts.
Old roads, "bearings and lengths for railroad rights of way", penciled annotations
021-02 HP Plan of the Second Section of the survey of the Township of the Northern Liberties, agreeably to an Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, passed the third day of May A.D. 1832. Surveyed and returned May 30th, 1843, by John Foulkrod, Joseph Fox. Filed June 1st,1843 Foulkrod, John and Fox, Joseph 1843
Mounted
47 x 42 in.
1 inch = 250 feet
Northern Liberties, 2nd Section. Bounded by Front to Tulip Sts., Norris St. to Erie Ave.
Street lines, old roads
022-01 HP Plan of the Third Section of the survey of the Township of the Northern Liberties, agreeably to an Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, passed the third day of May anno Domini, 1832. Surveyed and returned November 30th, 1844, by Joseph Fox, Henry Haines. Fox, Joseph; Haines, Henry 1844
Mounted
62 x 44 in.
1 inch = 200 feet
Northern Liberties, 3rd Section. Bounded by Delaware River to Tulip St., Erie Ave. to Norris St.
Kensington District boundary, penciled annotations, ECG on reverse
023-01 HP Plan of the survey of a section of the Second Division of the Kensington District of the Northern Liberties. Surveyed and returned by George S. Krimmel, October 22nd, 1824. Kimmel, George C. 1824
Mounted
39 x 44 in.
1 inch = 88 feet
Kensington District, 2nd Division. Bounded by Belgrade St. to Delaware River, Gunner's Run to Oxford St.
Gunner's Run, Palmer and Norris property lines, benchmark buildings, sewers, inlets, wetlands, modern street names in pencil
024-04 HP Plan of the revision of parts of the plans of the survey and regulation of the First and Second Divisions of the Kensington District, Philada. County. Revised and returned Feby 3rd 1834 by B. Moore Moore, Benjamin 1834
Mounted
30 x 49 in.
Kensington District, 1st and 2nd Divisions. Bounded by Belgrade St. to Delaware River, Frankford Ave. o Wood St. [Susquehanna Ave.]
Modern street names in pencil, sewers and inlets, benchmark buildings, low water mark, curb heights
025-01 HP Plan of the Sixth Division including the revision of part of the Second Division of the survey and regulation of the Kensington District. Surveyed by B. Moore. Returned Feby 5th 1839. Moore, Benjamin 1839
Mounted
25 x 40 in.
1 inch = 80 feet
Kensington District, 6th Division and part of 2nd. Bounded by northeastern boundary of the district, Wood [Susquehanna] St., and Delaware River
Gunner's Run, sewers and inlets, tidal marshland
025-02 HP Plan of the revision of the survey & regulation of the 6th Division and part of the 5th, of the Kensington District. Returned Jany 7th 1845, by Benj. Moore. Moore, Benjamin 1845
Mounted
26 x 39 in.
1 inch = 80 feet
Kensington District, 6th Division and part of 5th. Bounded by Cedar to Beech Sts., Cumberland St. to Wood [Susquehanna] St.
Norris's line, Gunner's Run (original course and new course of Canal), culvert street, sewers & inlets, wetlands
026-01 HP Plan of the First Section of the survey of Penn Township, agreeably to an Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, passed the third day of May anno Domini One thousand eight hundred and thirty-two. Surveyed and returned Jan. 2nd 1838, Joseph Fox, Philip M. Price. Fox, Joseph; Price, Philip M. 1838
Mounted
38 x 61 in.
1 inch = c. 200 feet
Penn Township, 1st Section. Bounded by Poplar St. to Susquehanna Ave., 6th St. to 24th St.
Turners Lane, Timber Lane, Stump Lane, Masters Lane, Islington Lane; Philadelphia, Germantown and Norristown Railroad, outline of Girard College site, benchmark building
027-01 HP Plan of the Second Section of the survey of Penn Township, agreeably to an Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, passed the third day of May anno Domini One thousand eight hundred and thirty-two. Surveyed and returned Jan. 2nd 1838, Joseph Fox, Philip M. Price. Fox, Joseph; Price, Philip M. 1838
Mounted
38 x 52 in.
1 inch = c. 200 feet
Penn Township, 2nd Section. Bounded by Poplar St, to Susquehanna Ave., 24th St. to Schuylkill River
Islington Lane, Mount Pleasant St., Mifflin Lane, Girard College site
027-01 HP copy Plan of the Second Section of the survey of Penn Township, agreeably to an Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, passed the third day of May anno Domini One thousand eight hundred and thirty-two. Surveyed and returned Jan. 2nd 1838, Joseph Fox. Drawn by R. M. Sexton, Asst. Surveyor Fox, Joseph 1838
Mounted
39 x 52 in.
Penn Township, 2nd Section. Bounded by Poplar St, to Susquehanna Ave., 24th St. to Schuylkill River
Islington Lane, Mount Pleasant St., Mifflin Lane, Girard College site
028-01 HP Plan of the Fourth Section of the survey of Penn Township, agreeably to an Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, passed the third day of May A.D. 1832. Surveyed and returned 1st Mo 12th 1841 by Joseph Fox, Surveyor. Fox, Joseph 1841
Mounted
34 x 51 in.
1 inch = 200 feet
Penn Township, 4th Section. Bounded by Susquehanna to Allegheny Aves., 23rd St. to Schuylkill River
Lamb Road, Nicetown Road, Hart Road; foot bridge at East Falls (possibly suspension bridge) over Schuylkill River, at foot of Allegheny Ave., Laurel Hill Cemetery
029-01 HP Plan of the Third Section of the survey of Penn Township, agreeably to an Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, passed the third day of May A.D. 1832. Surveyed & returned 9 mo. 20th 1838. Joseph Fox, Surveyor. Fox, Joseph 1838
Mounted
38 x 52 in.
1 inch = 180 feet
Penn Township, 3rd Section. Bounded by Susquehanna Ave. to West Moreland (Westmoreland) St., 23rd St. to Germantown Turnpike
Islington Street, Falls Road, Lamb Road, Rising Sun Lane, Turners Lane, [obsolete] Germantown Road; Philadelphia, Germantown and Norristown Railroad; Township Line Road
030-01 HP Map of the Borough of Germantown compiled by order of Councils from actual surveys by J. C. Trautwine and S. W. Mifflin, Civil Engineers, 1849. Drawn by A. H. Reitz Trautwine, J. C.; Mifflin, S. W. 1849
Mounted
68 x 50 in.
Germantown Borough
Wingohocking Creek, streams, mill ponds, mill races, "magnetic median"
030-01 HP tracing Map of the Borough of Germantown compiled by order of Councils from actual surveys by J. C. Trautwine and S. W. Mifflin, Civil Engineers, 1849. Drawn by A. H. Reitz. Trautwine, J. C.; Mifflin, S. W. 1849
Tracing
64 x 51 in.
1 inch = 230 feet
Germantown. Bounded by Carpenter Lane to Gorgas Lane and Wister St. to Roberts Ave.
Paper Mill Run, Monashony [Monoshone] Creek, Wingohocking Creek, mill races, mill ponds, no color except red annotations; redrawn by A. H. Rietz, 19th c.
030-02 HP Plan of a proposed eighty feet wide street located in the Borough of Germantown by order of the Town Council July the 17th, 18th, 21st & 22nd 1851. By Joseph King, Jr., Borough Surveyor King, Joseph, Jr. 1851
Paper
18 x 54 in.
1 inch = 250 feet
Germantown, Chelten Avenue. Wissahickon Ave. to Wistar St.
Transcription on back with resolution of Germantown Borough, notes of 1852 amendment
030-03 HP Plan of a proposed eighty feet wide street located in the Borough of Germantown, County of Philadelphia by order of the Town Council, July the 17th, 18th, 21st & 22nd 1851. By Joseph King, Jr., Borough Surveyor King, Joseph, Jr. 1851
Paper
9 x 54 in.
1 inch = 250 feet
Germantown, Chelten Avenue. Wissahickon Ave. to Wistar St.
Paper Mill Run [Monoshone Creek) and tributary stream; Wingohocking Creek tributaries, mill pond, dam
030-x HP Plan of the Borough of Germantown, Surveyed March 1839 (Incomplete] King, J.; Wister, C. E. 1839
Paper
21 x 16 in.
Germantown Borough
Wingohocking Creek and Falls Run [Dobson's Run] and tributaries, Paper Mill Run, building footprints
030-y HP Plan of the Borough of Germantown, surveyed March 1839 by J. King and C. E. Wister King, J.; Wister, C.E. (probably) 1839
Paper
23 x 17 in.
Germantown Borough
Building footprints
030-y HP tracing Plan of the Borough of Germantown, surveyed March 1839 by J. King and C. E. Wister King, J.; Wister, C. E. 1839
Tracing
Germantown Borough
Street lines, streams at street crossings, building footprints
031-01 HP Plan of the Sixth Section of the survey of Penn Township, agreeably to an Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, passed the third day of May AD 1832, surveyed and returned 1st mo. 19th 1841 by Joseph Fox. [Attachment not scanned: letter from Joseph Siddall, 1856, regarding changes, in plan, refers to St. James the Less] Fox, Joseph 1841
Mounted
35 x 51 in.
1 inch = 200 feet
Penn Township, 6th Section. Bounded by Allegheny Ave., Schuylkill River, Roxborough Township and Germantown Township boundaries
Footbridge over Schuylkill River
032-01 HP Plan of the Fifth Section of the survey of Penn Township, agreeably to an Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, passed the third day of May AD 1832, surveyed and returned 9 mo. 20 1839 by Joseph Fox. Fox, Joseph 1839
Mounted
39 x 38 in.
1 inch = 200 feet
Penn Township, 5th Section. Bounded by 12th St., Germantown Ave., 26th St., Allegheny Ave. and Bristol St.
Township Line Road, Nicetown Lane, Rising Sun Lane, older version of Germantown Road; Philadelphia, Germantown and Norristown Railroad
033-01 HP Plan exhibiting the curb heights, water courses and culverts in the Northern Section of Passyunk together with the location of certain streets made in pursuance of Acts of Assembly passed June 21st, 1839 and by Saml. H. Kneass, Civil Engineer. Approved by Commissioners October 21st, 1840. Confirmed Decr. 12th, 1840. Kneass, Samuel H. 1840
Mounted
28 x 49 in.
1 inch = 160 feet
South Philadelphia. Passyunk, Northern Section. Bounded by 17th St. to Schuylkill River, South St. to Oakford St. below Federal St.
Naval Asylum, Arsenal, Schuylkill & Delaware Canal, Irish Tract, Grover Ave., old streets indicated, wharves, wetlands, sewers, note about Federal St. culvert
033-01 HP tracing Plan exhibiting the curb heights, water courses and culverts in the Northern Section of Passyunk together with the location of certain streets made in pursuance of Acts of Assembly passed June 21st, 1839 and by Saml. H. Kneass, Civil Engineer. Approved by Commissioners October 21st, 1840. Confirmed Decr. 12th, 1840. Kneass, Samuel H. 1840
Tracing
28 x 49 in.
1 inch = 160 feet
South Philadelphia. Passyunk, Northern Section. Bounded by 17th St. to Schuylkill River, South St. to Oakford St. below Federal St.
Naval Asylum, Arsenal, Schuylkill & Delaware Canal, Irish Tract, Grover Ave., old streets indicated, wharves, wetlands, sewers, note about Federal St. culvert
034-01 HP Plan exhibiting the curb heights, water courses and culverts in the Southern Section of Passyunk together with the location of certain streets made in pursuance of Act of Assembly passed June 21st 1839 and by Saml. H. Kneass, Civil Engineer. Approved by Commissioners October 21st 1840. Confirmed Decr. 12th 1840 Kneass, Samuel H. 1840
Mounted
26 x 46 in.
1 inch = 160 feet
South Philadelphia. Passyunk, Southern Section. Bounded by Broad St. to Schuylkill and Delaware Canal, Oakford St. to Moore St.
Schuylkill & Delaware Canal and towpath, Buck Rd., Long Lane, old streets indicated, wharves, wetlands, sewers,
035-01 HP Plan of the Fourth Section of the survey and regulation of Kensington District approved by the Board of Commissioners May 17th 1852. Revised and returned 1852 by James P. Davis. [Attachment: typescript excerpt of 1852 Court approval] Davis, James P. 1852
Mounted
48 x 43 in.
1 inch = 500 feet
Kensington District, 4th Section. Bounded by Somerset to Diamond Sts., 2nd St. to Germantown Ave.
Fairhill Reservoir, sewers, inlets, curb elevations
035-01 HP attachment [Court approval of plan 035-01_HP] 1852
Paper
Kensington District, 4th Section. Bounded by Somerset to Diamond Sts., 2nd St. to Germantown Ave.
Attachment
035-02 HP Plan of the Third Section of the survey and regulation of the District of Fair-hill [Fairhill] agreeably to an Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania passed the sixteenth day of March A.D. 1847. Surveyed and returned 10th Mo 20th 1847 by Joseph Fox, Henry Haines Fox, Joseph; Haines, Henry 1847
Mounted
48 x 35 in.
5.5 inches = 500 feet
Fairhill District, 3rd Section. Bounded by Diamond St. to Huntingdon St., 4th St. to Germantown Ave.
Culverts and sewers, curb heights
036-01 HP Plan of alterations & reestablished grades of the Fourth Section of the District of Richmond Spain, Edward Livingston 1853
Mounted
41 x 46 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Richmond District, 4th Section. Bounded by Belgrade St. to Philadelphia and Trenton Railroad, Somerset St. to Westmoreland St.
Gunner's Run canal, sewers, curb elevations
036-02 HP Plan of the revision of grades to conform to the bridges over Aramingo Canal in the Nineteenth Ward, City of Philadelphia. Made by authority of a resolution of Councils approved Feby 24th, 1857. Philadelphia, May 2nd 1857, James P. Davis, City Surveyor, 6th Dist. Approved by Board of Surveyors June 15th, 1857. Confirmed by Court December 8th, 1858. Davis, James P. 1857
Mounted
51 x 15 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
19th Ward. Aramingo Canal. Allegheny to Lehigh Aves., Tulip to Gaul Sts.
Aramingo Canal, sewers, curb elevations
036-x HP tracing Plan of the Third Division of the survey and regulation of the District of Richmond. Surveyed 9 mo 10th 1847 by Henry Haines and Joseph Fox Haines, Henry; Fox, Joseph 1847
Tracing
37 x 36 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Bounded by Delware River to Belgrade St., Westmoreland St. to beyond Richmond St. to Williams St.
Delaware Avenue continued along shoreline
037-01 HP Plan of the Fourth Division of the survey and regulation of the District of Richmond, agreeably to an act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania passed the Twenty-seventh day of February A.D. 1847 [Survey returned Sept. 10, 1847; confirmed by Court June 23, 1848] Fox, Joseph; Haines, Henry 1847
Microfilm Only
Richmond, 4th Division. Bounded by Emerald to West Sts., Westmoreland to Somerset Sts.
Curb elevations
037-02 HP Plan of re-established grades of portions of the Second & Fourth Sections of Richmond District. [Survey returned June 1, 1852; confirmed by Court Nov. 11. 1852] Spain, Edward Livingston 1852
Microfilm Only
Richmond, 4th and 2nd Sections
Curb elevations, sewers
038-01 HP Plan of survey and regulation of the Sixth Section of the District of Richmond. Surveyed & returned May 21st 1851 by E. Livingston Spain, Surveyor Spain, Edward Livingston 1851
Mounted
55 x 42 in.
1 inch = c. 100 feet
Richmond District, 6th Section. Bounded by Salmon St. to Delaware River, Tioga St. to north of Pike St.
Three proposed canals, sewer, curbs
038-02 HP Duplicate plan of the Fifth Section of the survey and regulation of the District of Richmond recorded in place of the original misplaced or lost. By order of the Board of Commissioners of the said District by a resolution on the 2nd day of Nov. A.D. 1853. Made January 3rd 1854 by Edw. L. Spain. Surv. confirmed by the Court of Quarter Sessions, October 12th, 1850. Spain, Edward Livingston 1854
Mounted
35 x 42 in.
Richmond District, 5th Section. Bounded by Richmond St. to Delaware River, Tioga St. to Westmoreland St.
Sewers, canal
039-01 HP A plan of the Borough of Frankford, Philadelphia County, from actual survey in accordance with an Act of Assembly passed April 5, 1841. Surveyed and drawn by Isaac Shallcross. [Adopted by Council and inhabitants of Frankford, 5 April 1847; confirmed Nov. 13, 1847] Shallcross, Isaac 1847
Mounted
33 x 48 in.
1 inch = 200 feet
Frankford. Bounded by Frankford Creek, Little Tacony Creek, and Oxford Township line
Frankford Creek, Little Tacony Creek, many tributaries, a dozen public buildings named and outlined including schools, churches; dye works, mills, factories, property owners
040-01 HP Plan of the First Section of the survey of the Belmont Estate in the District of Belmont. Made in pursuance of the provisions of Section 20th of the Act of Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania incorporating the District of Belmont, approved the 14th Day of April 1853. Surveyed & returned By Joseph Fox, Surveyor, Charles H. Fox and Saml. L. Smedley, Assists. 4th Mo, 1st 1854. Samuel L. Smedley, draftsman. Fox, Joseph; Fox, Charles H.; Smedley, Samuel L. 1854
Mounted
49 x 40 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
West Philadelphia. Belmont Estate, 1st Section, District of Belmont. Bounded by Schuylkill River to Belmont Ave., Columbia to Susquehanna Aves.
Columbia Railroad covered bridge, footprints of all buildings, old roads, proposed streets and subdivisions, sewers
040-02 HP Plan of the Belmont Estate in the 24th Ward, Philada. Surveyed by Joseph Fox, Charles H. Fox, Saml. L. Smedley. A.D. 1854 Fox, Joseph; Fox, Charles H.; Smedley, Samuel L. 1854
Mounted
43 x 30 in.
1 inch = 160 feet
Belmont Estate. Bounded by Schuylkill River to 39th St., Columbia Ave. to Dauphin St.
Columbia Railroad covered bridge, inclined plane, Monument Road, Peter's Road, Peter's Island, footprints of all buildings, old roads, proposed streets and subdivisions
041-01 HP Plan of the Second Section of the survey of the Belmont Estate in the District of Belmont, made in pursuance of the provisions of Section 20th of the Act of Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, incorporating the District of Belmont. Approved the 14th Day of April 1853. Surveyed & returned by Joseph Fox, Surveyor, Charles H. Fox, assistant. 4th Mo, 30th 1854. Samuel L. Smedley, draftsman Fox, Joseph; Fox, Charles H. 1854
Mounted
33 x 40 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
West Philadelphia. Belmont Estate, 2nd Section. Bounded by Belmont Ave. to 49th St., Palmyra St. to Dauphin St.
Curb elevations, property lines, old roads
042-01 MTD Plan of the Second division of the survey and regulation of the District of West Philadelphia. Made in conformity with an Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania passed the first day of May anno domini 1852, and agreeably to a resolution of the Board of Commissioners of the District of West Philadelphia passed the thirteenth day of October A.D. 1852. Surveyed and returned by Joseph Fox, Surveyor, 10th Mo. 12th 1853. Francis Lightfoot Assist. Surveyr. Drawn by Samuel L. Smedley. Fox, Joseph; Lightfoot, Francis 1853
Mounted
39 x 51 in.
West Philadelphia District, 2nd Division. Bounded by Beaver Run, Spruce St., Market St. and Schuylkill River
Curb elevations, lower section of Beaver Run, sewers projected to capture the flow of the upstream sections of Beaver Run
042-01 MTD levels Table showing the changes to be made in the curb levels, streets &c in the Plan of the Second Division of the Survey and Regulation of the District of West Philadelphia … Filed April 20, 1854. Decree of Court [of Quarter Sessions.] 1854
Paper
West Philadelphia District, 2nd Division. Bounded by Beaver Run, Spruce St., Market St. and Schuylkill River
Attachment
042-02 MTD Plan of revised grade regulation of Market Street and vicinity in the 24th Ward Miller, James, and Smedley, Samuel S. 1859
Mounted
38 x 21 in.
West Philadelphia, Market St.. Bounded by Cranmond (now 33rd) St. and Schuylkill River, York (now Sansom) St. and Arch St.
Curb elevations, sewers, wharves, bridge at Market St.
042-03 MTD Plan of the revised grade regulations of the Second Section of the District of West Philadelphia in the Twenty-fourth Ward, City of Philadelphia.. Made in accordance with a resolution of Councils passed Nov. 1861 by James Miller. [Confirmed Board of Surveyors Feb. 17, 1862] Miller, James 1861
Mounted
30 x 33 in.
West Philadelphia District, 2nd Section. Bounded by Beaver Run, Spruce St., Market St. and Schuylkill River
Curb elevations, lower section of Beaver Run, and sewers that are projected to capture the flow of the upstream sections of Beaver Run
042-04 MTD Plan of Lehman Street between Market and Chestnut in the Twenty-fourth Ward Philadelphia [Approved by Board of Surveyors March 3, 1856] Not named 1856
Mounted
17 x 17 in.
West Philadelphia. Bounded by Market, Chestnut, Mansion and Bridgewater Sts.
Cub elevations
042-05 MTD Plan of Thirty-first Street as reduced in width between Chestnut and Spruce Streets in accordance with a resolution of Councils approved March 24th A.D. 1864. [Confirmed Sept. 5, 1864] Miller, James 1864
Mounted
20 x 14 in.
West Philadelphia. Bounded by 30th to 31st Sts., Chestnut to Spruce Sts.
Curb elevations, sewers, Beaver Run
042-06 MTD Plan of the revised grade regulation of Oak or Ludlow Street between Thirtieth and Thirty-first Streets. Made in accordance with a resolution of Councils approved 1866. Ja. Miller Dec. 1866. [Approved by Board of Surveyors, Jan. 7, 1867] Miller, James 1866
Mounted
13 x 10 in.
West Philadelphia. Bounded by Mart, Chestnut, Thirtieth and Thirty-first Sts.
Curb elevations, sewers
042-07 MTD Plan of the revision of grades in that portion of the Twenty-seventh Ward embraced in the limits of Plan No. 42 on file in the Department of Surveys, Philadelphia, made in accordance with an ordinance of Councils approved January 11th, 1878. Returned March 9th, 1878, William H. Jones, Surveyor & Regulator, 12th Dist. Jones, William H. 1878
Mounted
39 x 35 in.
West Philadelphia. Bounded roughly by South St., 33rd St., Market St. and 24th St.
Beaver Run from Schuylkill River to 33rd and Locust Sts., curb elevations, wharves
042-08 MTD Plan of St. James and Chancellor Streets from 32nd St. to 33rd St. 27th Ward. Phila. [Ordinance March 5, 1878; survey returned March 9, 1878; confirmed: July 1, 1878] Jones, William H. 1878
Mounted
11 x 12 in.
West Philadelphia
Curb elevations
042-11 MTD Plan to reduce the width of Thirty-first Street between Market St. and Chestnut St. 27th Ward Philad'a., to make said street 60 ft. wide by taking 20 ft. from the easterly side thereof. [Ordinance Sept. 24, 1889; survey returned Dec. 19, 1889; confirmed Feb. 3, 1890] Jones, William H. 1889
Paper
12 x 15 in.
West Philadelphia
Curb elevations, building footprints, street railway
042-12 MTD Plan of Irving Street from Thirty-second Street to Marston Street in the Twenty-seventh Ward Philadelphia. [Ordinance Oct. 21, 1889; survey returned Dec. 2, 1889; confirmed Feb. 3. 890] Jones, William H. 1889
Paper
12 x 12 in.
West Philadelphia
Curb elevations, building footprints
042-13 MTD Plan of Chancellor Street between 33rd St. and 34th St. in the 27th Ward Philada. [Ordinance July 2, 1889; survey returned July 15, 1889; confirmed July 21, 1890] Jones, William H. 1889
Paper
14 x 11 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
West Philadelphia
Curb elevations, building footprints
042-18 MTD Plan of Locust Street from 33rd St. and 34th St. 27th Ward Phila. [Ordinance July 6, 1898; survey returned Aug. 31, 1898; confirmed Oct. 3, 1898] Gillingham, J. Harvey 1898
Mounted
26 x 15 in.
1 inch = 50 feet
West Philadelphia
Building footprints
042-19 MTD Plan of the revision of lines and grade of Thirty-first St. between Market St. and Chestnut St. 27th Ward Phila. and to vacate a portion thereof. [Ordinance March 9, 1903; survey returned April 10, 1903; confirmed June 1, 1903] Gillingham, J. Harvey 1903
Mounted
10 x 21 in.
West Philadelphia
Curb elevations
042-20 MTD Plan to strike from the City Plan Thirty-first Street from Walnut St to Lombard St. 27th Ward Phila. [Ordinance March 21, 1903; survey returned May 4, 1903; confirmed June 1, 1903] Gillingham, J. Harvey 1903
Mounted
15 x 20 in.
West Philadelphia
Curb elevations
042-21 MTD Plan striking from the City Plan and vacating Lombard Street from the east line of Midland Avenue to the west line of Thirtieth Street and that portion of Thirty-second Street between Chestnut Street and Lombard Street which is east of the easternmost main track of the Junction Railroad. Twenty-seventh Ward, Philadelphia. [Ordinance March 28, 1904; survey returned May 4, 1904; confirmed Nov. 17, 1904] Gillingham, J. Harvey 1904
Mounted
28 x 20 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
West Philadelphia
Curb elevations
042-22 MTD Plan of the revision of grades upon portions of City Plan Nos. 42, 43 & 269 bounded by Walnut St., 32nd St., South St. Spruce St. & 34th St. Twenty-seventh Ward, Phila. [Ordinance Feb. 15, 1909; confirmed May 3, 1909] Gillingham, J. Harvey 1909
Mounted
20 x 17 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
West Philadelphia
Curb elevations
042-24 MTD Plan for the revision of curb lines & grades of Chestnut St. from Thirtieth St. to center line of Schuylkill River. Twenty-seventh Ward. [Ordinance April 6, 1911; confirmed Oct. 9, 1911] Gillingham. J. Harvey 1911
Mounted
15 x 24 in.
West Philadelphia
Curb elevations
043-01 MTD Plan of the First Division of the survey and regulation of the District of West Philadelphia made in conformity with an Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, passed the first day of May, anno Domini 1852, and agreeably to a resolution of the Board of Commissioners of the District of West Philadelphia, passed the thirteenth day of October A.D. 1852. Approved by the Board of Commissioners of the District of West Philadelphia May 9th, 1853. Surveyed and returned by Joseph Fox, Francis. Lightfoot, Surveyor, 5th mo 9th 1853. Fox, Joseph; Lightfoot, Francis 1853
Mounted
37 x 51 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
West Philadelphia District, First Section. Bounded by Market St. to Woodland Ave., Till [40th] St. to Mansion [32nd] St.
Oddfellows Hall at 37th and Market Sts., benchmark buildings, sewers, course of Beaver Run (lightly penciled), proposed streets in yellow; William J. Canby, draftsman
043-02 MTD Plan of the revised grade regulation of the First Section of the survey of the District of West Philadelphia in the Twenty-fourth Ward, City of Philadelphia [Resolution Nov. 18, 1861;approved by Board of Surveyors Feb. 17, 1862; confirmed by Act of Assembly April 17, 1862] Miller, James 1862
Mounted
35 x 41 in.
West Philadelphia District, 1st Section. Bounded by Spruce St., Woodland Ave., 40th St., Market St., and 33rd St.
Curb elevations, sewers
043-02 MTD levels [No title. Table showing changes in curb levels as depicted in Plan 043-02_MTD] Fox, Joseph 1853
Paper
16 x 18 in.
West Philadelphia District, 1st Section. Bounded by Spruce St., Woodland Ave., 40th St., Market St., and 33rd St.
Attachment
043-02 MTD tracing Plan of the revised grade regulation of the First Section of the survey of the District of West Philadelphia in the Twenty-fourth Ward, City of Philadelphia [Resolution Nov. 18, 1861; approved by Board of Surveyors Feb. 17, 1862; confirmed by Act of Assembly April 17, 1862] Miller, James 1862
Tracing
36 x 43 in.
West Philadelphia District, 1st Section. Bounded by Spruce St., Woodland Ave., 40th St., Market St., and 33rd St.
Curb elevations
043-03 MTD Plan of the revised grade regulation of Pine Street from Thirty-ninth Street to Fortieth Street. [Resolution May 4, 1872; confirmed Oct. 7, 1872] Jones, William H. 1872
Mounted
18 x 18 in.
West Philadelphia. Pine St., 39th to 40th Sts.
Curb elevations, sewer
044-01 MTD Plan of the Third Division of the survey and regulation of the District of West Philadelphia. [Tracing made in 1888, of original plan from 1852. Original plan not found.] Fox, Joseph 1854
Tracing
41 x 60 in.
West Philadelphia, 3rd Division. Bounded by Bridge (Spring Garden) St. and Market St., 38th St. and Schuylkill River
Curb elevations, sewers, building footprints, wharves. Tracing has no color, although it includes a "NOTE" in the upper left referring to red and blue lines that would have been in the original plan.
044-02 MTD Plan of the revised grade regulation of part of the Third District of the survey of West Philadelphia. [Act of Assembly May 13, 1856; approved by Board of Surveyors Nov. 3, 1856; confirmed by Court Aril 25, 1857] Not named 1856
Mounted
39 x 47 in.
West Philadelphia, 3rd District. Bounded north by Bridge (Spring Garden) St., south by Market St. and Lancaster Ave., east by 35th St. and west by Schuylkill River
Curb elevations, sewers, stream, Pennsylvania Railroad
044-03 FLAT Plan for the alteration in the line of Thirty-second Street in the Twenty-fourth Ward. [Resolution, Sept. 22, 1859; approved by Board of Surveyors Jan. 15, 1860; confirmed by Court June 11, 1860] Smedley, Samuel L. 1859
Paper
16 x 39 in.
West Philadelphia. 32nd St. from Powelton Ave. to Arch St.
Curb elevations
044-08 MTD Plan of the revision of the lines and grades to the approaches of Fairmount Bridge and contiguous streets, affected thereby. [Ordinance?] Approved April 19th, 1875. Surveyed and returned by George H. Hancock, Surv. & Reg. 11th Dist. 7-1-75. Hancock, George W. 1875
Mounted
20 x 43 in.
West Philadelphia. Bounded roughly by Spring Garden St. from 25th St. to 34th St., and on west side of Schuylkill River bounded by the river, 34th St., Haverford Ave. and Hamilton St.
Curb elevations, Fairmount Reservoir, bridge, Schuylkill River
045-01 HP Plan of the Fourth Division of the survey and regulation of the District of West Philadelphia made in conformity with an Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, passed the first day of May, anno Domini 1852, and agreeably to a resolution of the Board of Commissioners of the District of West Philadelphia, passed the thirteenth day of October, A.D. 1852. Surveyed & returned by Joseph Fox, Surveyor, Francis Lightfoot, Asst. Survyr., 8th mo 16th 1854 Fox, Joseph; Lightfoot, Francis 1854
Mounted
37 x 48 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
West Philadelphia, 4th Division. Bounded by Market St. to Woodland Ave., 44th to 39th Sts.
Buildings in projected street lines, sewers, penciled Mill Creek tributaries; Samuel L. Smedley, draftsman
046-01 MTD Plan of the survey of the First Section of Blockley Township. [Act of Assembly April 3, 1851; survey returned Nov. 1853; confirmed by Court June 27, 1854] Miller, James 1853
Mounted
54 x 45 in.
West Philadelphia, Blockley Township, 1st Section. Bounded by Baltimore Ave. and Market St., 44th and 52nd Sts.
Old roads
046-02 MTD Plan of the changed line of Baltimore Avenue between Forty-fourth and Fifty-fourth Streets. As directed by resolution of Councils Approved March 24th, 1864. Approved by Board of Surveyors September 19, 1864. James Miller, Surveyor, 12th District. In 90.15, p. 39. Miller, James 1864
Mounted
17 x 52 in.
1 inch = 125 feet
West Philadelphia
Curb elevations
046-03 MTD Plan of revision of grades of ground between Forty-second and Forty-sixth Streets and Baltimore Avenue and Spruce Street in the Twenty-seventh Ward Philadelphia. Made in accordance with resolution of Councils approved March 11, 1871. William H. Jones, Surveyor, 12th District. [Confirmed April 17, [1871?] Jones, William H. 1871
Mounted
24 x 26 in.
West Philadelphia
Curb elevations
046-04 MTD Plan of the First Section of a survey of Blockley. Made in conformity with an Act of Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania approved April 3rd, 1851, with the curb heights fixed thereon. By order of the Department of Surveys of the City of Philadelphia.... With the revision of lines as authorized by resolution of Councils approved May 25, 1872 [Confirmed Dec. 1, 1873] Jones, William H. 1873
Mounted
48 x 45 in.
West Philadelphia, Blockley Township, 1st Section. Bounded by Baltimore Ave. and Market St., 44th and 52nd Sts.
Curb elevations, sewers, streams , mill races, mill ponds, property ownership and acreage shown in pencil. This is a copy of 046-1, with revisions and streams added.
046-05 MTD Plan of the revision of the lines and grades of Fifty-second Street from Market Street to Baltimore Avenue in the Twenty-seventh Ward of the City of Philadelphia, to make the street eighty feet in width, in accordance with an ordinance of Councils approved February 25, 1884. William H. Jones, surveyor. [Confirmed August 4, 1884] Jones, William H. 1884
Mounted
18 x 71 in.
West Philadelphia
Curb elevations
046-06 MTD Plan of revision of the grades on a portion of Plan No. 46 bounded by Walnut, Spruce, 44th and 46th St. in the 27th Ward Philada. Made in accordance with an ordinance of Councils approved April 3, 1888. Returned June 4, 1888, William H. Jones, Surveyor & Regulator 12th District. Confirmed by the Board of Surveyors February 18th, 1889. Jones, William H. 1888
Mounted
16 x 16 in.
West Philadelphia. Bounded by Walnut St., 44th St., Spruce St. and 46th St.
Topography, building footprints, Mill Creek tributary
046-07 MTD Plan of the revision of lines and grades on Plan No. 46 with topography. Authorized by ordinance of Councils approved April 7th 1893. [survey returned June 15, 1895; confirmed 1895 and 1896] Jones, William H. 1895
Mounted
53 x 47 in.
West Philadelphia. Bounded by Market St. to Baltimore Ave., 44th to 52nd Sts.
Topography, streams including Mill Creek tributary along 46th Street, building footprints
046-07 MTD blueprint Plan of the revision of lines and grades on Plan No. 46 with topography. [Ordinance April 7th 1893; survey returned June 15, 1895; confirmed 1895 and 1896] Jones, William H. 1895
Blueprint
53 x 47 in.
West Philadelphia. Bounded by Market St. to Baltimore Ave., 44th to 52nd Sts.
Topography, streams including Mill Creek tributary along 46th Street, building footprints
046-08 MTD Plan of Lex Street from Walnut St. to Locust St. 27th Ward Phila. [Ordinance June 9, 1896; survey returned June 17, 1898; confirmed Oct. 19, 1896. Gillingham, J. Harvey 1896
Mounted
12 x 9 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
West Philadelphia
Curb elevations
046-09 MTD Plan of Naudain Street from Fiftieth Street to Fifty-second Street, Twenty-seventh Ward, Philadelphia. [Ordinance July 9, 1892; surveyed July 15, 1892; confirmed Nov. 1, 1897] Gillingham, J. Harvey 1892
Mounted
11 x 21 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
West Philadelphia
Curb elevations
046-10 MTD Plan of Naudain Street from 47th St. to 48th St. 27th Ward Phila. [Ordinance April 2, 1898; survey returned April 1898; confirmed June 20, 1898] Gillingham, J. Harvey 1898
Mounted
19 x 12 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
West Philadelphia
Curb elevations
046-11 MTD Plan of Naudain St. from 48th St. to 50th St. 27th Ward, Phila. [Ordinance July 20, 1898; survey returned Aug. 25, 1898; confirmed Sept. 19, 1898] Gillingham, J. Harvey 1898
Mounted
19 x 17 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
West Philadelphia
Curb elevations
046-12 MTD Plan of Fitzwater (Walton Ave.) St. from 49th St. to 50th St. 27th Ward, Phila. [Ordinance June 2, 1898; survey returned June 1898; confirmed Oct. 3, 1898] Gillingham, J. Harvey 1898
Mounted
20 x 12 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
West Philadelphia
Curb elevations
046-13 MTD Plan of the revision of lines and grades on that portion of City Plan No. 46 bounded by Market St., Fifty-first St., Chestnut St. and Fifty-second St. 27th Ward Phila. [Ordinance March 12, 1901; survey returned March 21, 1901; confirmed May 13, 1901] Gillingham, J. Harvey 1901
Mounted
9 x 17 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
West Philadelphia
Curb elevations
046-14 MTD Plan showing the lot of ground bounded by 51st, 52nd, Pine and Lombard Sts. as authorized to be placed on the City Plan as a public park [Black Oak Park] [Ordinance April 8, 1902; survey returned April 28, 1902; confirmed Aug. 4, 1902] Gillingham, J. Harvey 1902
Mounted
14 x 10 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
West Philadelphia
Curb elevations
046-15 MTD Plan of Melville St. from Walnut to Spruce St. [Ordinance Dec. 24, 1902; survey returned Jan. 15, 1903; confirmed April 6, 1903] Gillingham, J. Harvey 1903
Mounted
10 x 20 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
West Philadelphia
Curb elevations
046-16 MTD Plan of Fitzwater St. formerly (Walton Ave.) St. from Fiftieth Street to Fifty-first Street, 27th Ward, Phila. [Ordinance March 31, 1903; survey returned May 4, 1903; confirmed June 1, 1903 Gillingham, J. Harvey 1903
Mounted
14 x 11 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
West Philadelphia
Curb elevations
046-17 MTD Plan of Webster Street from Fifty-first St. to Fifty-second St. 27th Ward Phila. Gillingham, J. Harvey 1903
Mounted
13 x 11 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
West Philadelphia
Curb elevations
046-18 MTD Plan of Creighton and Paxon Sts. From Baltimore Ave. to Catharine St. [Rejected by Board of Surveyors July 6, 1903] Gillingham, J. Harvey 1903
Mounted
15 x 11 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
West Philadelphia
Curb elevations
046-19 MTD Plan for placing on the City Plan Irving Street from Fiftieth Street to Fifty-first Street in the Twenty-Seventh Ward. Gillingham, J. Harvey 1905
Mounted
14 x 11 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
West Philadelphia
Curb elevations
046-20 MTD Plan of Chancellor Street from Fifty-first Street eastward in the Twenty-seventh Ward. [Ordinanc Oct. 3, 1906; confirmed March 16, 1908] Gillingham, J. Harvey 1908
Mounted
14 x 10 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
West Philadelphia
Curb elevations
046-21 MTD Plan for placing on the City Plan Chancellor St. from Fiftieth St. to Fifty-first St. Forty-sixth Ward. Gillingham, J. Harvey 1908
Mounted
13 x 10 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
West Philadelphia
Curb elevations

Identifer Preview Title Surveyor Date Media / Size / Scale Geographic Area / Map Features
046-22 MTD Plan for placing on the City Plan Marko Street from Walnut St. to Spruce St. in the Twenty-seventh Ward. Gillingham, J. Harvey 1906
Mounted
15 x 17 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
West Philadelphia
Curb elevations
046-23 MTD Plan for placing on the City Plan Cedar Ave. from Forty-sixth St. to Baltimore Ave. Forty-sixth Ward. Gillingham, J. Harvey 1910
Mounted
14 x 12 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
West Philadelphia
Curb elevations
046-24 MTD Plan for placing on the City Plan Hazel Ave. from Forty-sixth St. to Forty-seventh St. Forty Sixth Ward. Gillingham, J. Harvey 1910
Mounted
14 x 9 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
West Philadelphia
Curb elevations
046-25 MTD Plan for placing on the City Plan Chancellor St. from Forty-ninth St. to Fiftieth St. Forty-sixth Ward. Gillingham, J. Harvey 1910
Mounted
13 x 10 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
West Philadelphia
Curb elevations
046-26 MTD Plan for placing on the City Plan Farragut St. from Sansom St. to Walnut St. Forty-sixth Ward. Gillingham, J. Harvey 1911
Mounted
11 x 9 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
West Philadelphia
Curb elevations
046-27 MTD Plan for placing on City Plan Hanson St. from Walnut St. to Locust St. Forty-sixth Ward. Gillingham, J. Harvey 1912
Mounted
14 x 10 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
West Philadelphia
Curb elevations
046-28 MTD Plan for placing Fallon Street from Chestnut St. to Ludlow St on City Plan No. 46. Forty-sixth Ward, Philadelphia. Gillingham, J. Harvey 1913
Mounted
14 x 10 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
West Philadelphia
Curb elevations
047-01 MTD Plan of the Third Section of a survey of the District of West Philadelphia and Township of Blockley, made in pursuance of an Act of Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, approved April 3rd 1851. Lightfoot, Francis 1854
Mounted
37 x 54 in.
1 inch = 133 feet
West Philadelphia and Blockley, Third Section. Bounded by 57th St. to Delaware County line, Market St. to South [Cedar] St.
Building footprints (roofs), old roads; James M Price, draftsman; Cobb's Creek
047-02 MTD Plan of the Third Section of a survey and regulation of the District of West Philadelphia and Township of Blockley, made in pursuance of an Act of Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, approved April 3rd 1851, with curb heights fixed thereon by order of the Department of Surveys. [Survey returned 1854; curb regulations determined 1857; confirmed by Court 1871] Lightfoot, Francis; Miller, James; Fox, Joseph 1857
Mounted
37 x 53 in.
West Philadelphia and Blockley, Third Section. Bounded by 57th St. to 64th St., Market St. to Cedar St.
Cobb's Creek, sewers, curb elevations, old roads, streets on Delaware County side of creek added in pencil, ca. 1882
047-04b MTD tracing Plan of the revision of lines and grades on Plan No. 47. in the 27th Ward, Phila. Pa. [Ordinance April 7, 1893; survey returned and confirmed April 5, 1897] Gillingham, J. Harvey 1897
Tracing
58 x 42 in.
West Philadelphia. Bounded by South St. (now Cedar St.), 57th St., Market St. and Cobb's Creek
Topography, building footprints, clay pits and brickyards. Tracing made in 1912.
048-01 HP Plan of the First Division of the survey and regulation of the District of Penn agreeably to an Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania passed the nineteenth day of April anno Domini 1843. Surveyed and returned Oct. 7th 1843, by Joseph Fox, Henry Haines. [Attachment: Authorizing the recording of the plan] Fox, Joseph; Haines, Henry 1843
Mounted
50 x 30 in.
1 inch = 80 feet
Penn District, 1st Division. Bounded by Columbia Ave. to Poplar St., 6th to 11th Sts.
Railroad, sewers
048-01 HP attachment [Court confirmation, attached to reverse side of plan 048-01_HP] 1843
Paper
Penn District, 1st Division. Bounded by Columbia Ave. to Poplar St., 6th to 11th Sts.
Attachment
049-01 HP Plan of the Second Division of the survey and regulation of the District of Penn, agreeably to an Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania passed the nineteenth day of April anno Domini 1843. Surveyed and returned Decr. 5th 1843, by Joseph Fox, Henry Haines. [Attachment: 1844 attachment directing recording of the plan] Fox, Joseph; Haines, Henry 1843
Mounted
49.5 x 30 in.
1 inch = 80 feet
Penn District, 2nd Division. Bounded by Columbia Ave. to Poplar St., 11th to 15th Sts.
Sewers
049-01 HP attachment [Court confirmation of plan 049-1_HP] 1844
Paper
Penn District, 2nd Division. Columbia to Poplar, 11th to 15th
Attachment
050-01 HP Plan of the Third Division of the survey and regulation of the District of Penn agreeably to an Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania passed the nineteenth day of April A.D. One thousand eight hundred and forty three. Surveyed and returned Decr. 19th 1843, by Joseph Fox, Henry Haines. Fox, Joseph; Haines, Henry 1843
Mounted
50 x 30 in.
1 inch = 80 feet
Penn District, 3rd Division. Poplar to Columbia, 15th to 20th
Curb elevations, drainage divides, Girard College property
050-02 HP Plan of the resurvey and regulation of Girard Avenue in conformity with a late Act of the Legislature reducing the width thereof and in accordance with a resolution of the Board of Commissioners of the District of Penn, passed the twentieth day of May A.D. 1844. Surveyed and returned June 17th 1844 by Joseph Fox, Henry Haines Fox, Joseph; Haines, Henry 1844
Mounted
48 x 14 in.
1 inch = 80 feet
Penn District. Girard Ave., 20th St. to Broad St.
Girard College, sewers
051-01 HP Plan of the Fourth Division of the survey and regulation of the District of Penn, agreeably to an Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania passed the nineteenth day of April anno Domini 1843. Surveyed and returned Feby 17th, 1845, by Joseph Fox, Henry Haines Fox, Joseph; Haines, Henry 1843
Mounted
50 x 29 in.
1 inch = 80 feet
Penn District, 4th Division. Columbia Ave. to Susquehanna Ave., 6th to 11th Sts.
Philadelphia, Germantown and Norristown Railroad, sewers, curb elevations
052-01 HP Plan of the Sixth Division of the survey and regulation of the District of Penn, agreeably to an Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania passed the twenty-seventh day of February A.D. 1847 MDCCCXLVII. Surveyed and returned 12th Mo. 1848 by Henry Haines Haines, Henry 1848
Mounted
33 x 51 in.
1 inch = 120 feet
Penn District, 6th section. Bounded by Columbia Ave. to Poplar St., 29th St. to Schuylkill River (Columbia Bridge)
Spring north of Girard Avenue added in pencil, sewers, curb elevations
052-02 HP Plan of the Third Division of the survey and regulation of the District of Penn, agreeably to an Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania passed the nineteenth day of April A.D. 1843. Surveyed and returned May 17th 1847 by Henry Haines Haines, Henry 1847
Mounted
49 x 37 in.
1 inch = 120 feet
Penn District, 5th division. Bounded by Poplar St. to Columbia Ave., 20th to 29th Sts.
Girard College property; sewers, curb elevations
053-01 HP Plan of the re-survey and regulation of parts of the First, Second and Fourth Divisions of the District of Penn, agreeably to an Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania passed the fifteenth day of April A.D. 1846. Surveyed and returned June 15th 1846 by Joseph Fox, Henry Haines. [Attachment] Fox, Joseph; Haines, Henry 1846
Mounted
51 x 36 in.
1 inch = 120 feet
Penn District. Bounded by Poplar St. to Montgomery Ave., 6th to Broad Sts.
Sewers, curb elevations
053-01 HP attachment [Approval of plan 053-01_HP by Penn District commissioners, Oct. 29, 1826; date should be 1846; on reverse a note says the plan was filed Nov. 21, 1846] Not named 1846
Penn District. Bounded by Poplar St. to Montgomery Ave., 6th to Broad Sts.
Attachment
053-02 HP Plan of Girard Avenue as changed by Act of Assembly approved the fifteenth day of March A.D. 1847. Surveyed and returned 2nd Mo. 21st 1848 by Henry Haines Haines, Henry 1848
Mounted
27 x 25 in.
1 inch = 80 feet
Girard Ave. Bounded by Poplar St. to Thompson St., 6th to 10th Sts.
Sewers, curb elevations
054-01 HP Plan of the Eastern Part of the District of the Northern Liberties in the County of Philadelphia. Being the revision of so much of a certain plan filed in the office of the Clerk of the Court of Quarter Sessions of the County of Philadelphia on the twenty-second day of October anno Domini 1850 as lies north of Willow Street in the said District. Made by order of the Board of Commissioners in pursuance of an Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania approved the 24th day of February anno domino 1852, by Joseph H. Siddall, Recording Surveyor, October 23rd, 1852. Siddall, Joseph H. 1852
Mounted
40 x 22 in.
1 inch = 80 feet
Northern Liberties District, Eastern Part. Bounded by Vine to Brown Sts., Front St. to Delaware River
Wharf line
054-01 HP attachment [Resolutions of Board of Commissioners of District of Northern Liberties, approving plan 054-1_HP, July 1, 1852 and Aug. 3, 1852] Not named 1852
Paper
Northern Liberties District, Eastern Part. Bounded by Vine to Brown Sts., Front St. to Delaware River
Attachment
054-02 HP Plan of Delaware Avenue from Vine St. to Cohocksink Creek in the District of the Northern Liberties. By Joseph H. Siddall, September 27, 1850. Filed October 22nd, 1850 [Marked in pencil, "superseded," probably by plan 054-1_HP] Siddall, Joseph H. 1850
Mounted
44 x 20 in.
1 inch = 80 feet
Northern Liberties. Delaware Ave. from Vine St. to Cohocksink Creek
Pennypot landing, Cohocksink Canal, wharves, wharf line
055-06 MTD Plan of the First Section of the revision of lines and grades of the Twenty-third Ward Philadelphia. Ordinances June 5, 1877 and April 7, 1890; various confirmations from 1890 to 1898] Not named 1890
Mounted
48 x 76 in.
23rd Ward, 1st Section. Bounded by Frankford Creek, Tacony St. and Bridge St.
Topography. Streams, ponds, actual and proposed Frankford Creek channels, building footprints, Little Tacony Creek, Aramingo Canal
055-56 CP Plan striking from City Plans Nos. 55 and 306 Frankford Creek from Bridge Street to the northeast line of the new channel of Frankford Creek, located southwest of Adams Avenue and extending southwestwardly from Aramingo Avenue to the Delaware River; the placing upon the city plan, in lieu thereof, of certain drainage rights-of-way along the lines of existing sewers, and the revision of the lines and grades of intersecting and adjacent streets and the lines of certain existing drainage rights-of-way affected by said striking. 23rd & 45th Wards, Philadelphia. [Ordinance April 4, 1961; confirmed June 19, 1961] Kramer, Raymond M. 1961
Tracing
27 x 68 in.
Frankford Creek, former course "stricken from the City Plan," from new channel of the creek to Bridge St.
Frankford Creek, old channel
056 MTD Topographical plan showing one foot contours of a portion of City Plans Nos. 56 and 222, Twenty-third and Thirty-fifth Wards, Phila. Witmer, N. J. 1900
Mounted
31 x 26 in.
1 inch = 40 feet
Frankford Creek and vicinity. Bounded roughly by Adams Ave., Torresdale Ave., Juniata Ave. and Kensington Ave.
Topography around Frankford Creek, showing old channel and new proposed channel; color coded building footprints, mill races,
056-07 FLAT Plan for revising the lines and grades of the streets between Ruan and Adams St and between Penn St. and Kensington and Frankford Aves., Twenty-third Ward, Philadelphia [Ordinance March 12, 1889; confirmed Feb. 17, 1890 and Nov. 2, 1891] Webster, George S. 1889
Mounted
16 x 15 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Bounded by Penn St., Ruan St., Frankford Ave. and Adams St.
Topography, building footprints
056-13 FLAT Plan for placing Womrath Park … on the City Plan, Twenty-third Ward, Philadelphia [Ordinances March 10 and June 22, 1892; confirmed Nov. 21, 1892] Webster, John H., Jr. 1892
Paper
12 x 13 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Frankford. Womrath Park. Bounded by Frankford Ave., Kensington Ave., and Adams Ave.
Footprints of the many buildings that once stood within the park boundaries
056-27 MTD Plan for placing Trenton Avenue on the City Plan between Church and Margaret Sts., Twenty-third Ward, Philadelphia [Ordinance June 15, 1896; survey returned July 27, 1896; confirmed July 27, 1896] Webster, John H., Jr. 1896
Mounted
17 x 34 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Frankford. Bounded roughly by Torresdale Ave., Margaret St., Tacony St. and Church St.
Stream (Little Tacony Creek), building footprints, railroad
056-30 MTD Part of City Plan No. 56, revising the lines and grades of Torresdale Avenue from Frankford Avenue to Womrath Street and striking from the City Plan Trenton Avenue from Church Street to Orthodox Street, Twenty-third Ward, Philadelphia [Ordinance April 5, 1902; confirmed Jan. 19, 1903] Webster, John H., Jr. 1903
Mounted
19 x 48 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Frankford. Torresdale Ave. and vicinity, from Gillingham St. to Frankford Ave.
Frankford Creek, railroad
057 CP Plan of the Third Section of the revision of lines and grades of the Twenty-third Ward Philadelphia [Ordinance June 5, 1877; confirmed various dates 1888 to 1895] Not named 1888
Tracing
78 x 52 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
23rd Ward, 3rd Section. Bounded by Tacony St., Bridge St., Bustleton Ave., Somerville Ave., Leiper St., and Orthodox St.
Topography, Little Tacony Creek and tributary streams, mill races, building footprints
060-01 HP Plan of the Fourth Division of the survey and regulation of the district of Spring Garden agreeably to an Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, passed the twenty-second day of March, anno Domini One thousand eight hundred and thirteen. Surveyed and returned Dec. 11th, 1820 By Joseph H. Siddall. [Attachment: authorization for the plan] Siddall, Joseph H. 1820
Mounted
50 x 32 in.
1 inch = c. 67 feet
Spring Garden District, 4th Division. Bounded by Callowhill St. to Fairmount Ave., 10th to Broad Sts.
Source of Pegg's Run, buildings in street lines, benchmark buildings, property ownership
060-01 HP attachment [Court confirmation of plan 060-01_HP] 1821
Paper
Spring Garden District, 4th Division. Bounded by Callowhill St. to Fairmount Ave., 10th to Broad Sts.
Attachment
060-02 HP Plan of the First Division of the survey and regulation of the District of Spring Garden agreeably to an Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania passed the twenty-second day of March, anno Domini 1813. Surveyed and returned September 7, 1818 pr. Robt. Brooke, Joseph H. Siddall Brooke, Robert; Siddall, Joseph H. 1818
Mounted
51 x 30 in.
1 inch = c. 67 feet
Spring Garden District, 1st Division. Bounded by Vine St. to Callowhill St., 10th St. to Broad St.
Bush Hill Estate, Common Sewer [Pegg's Run], sewers and inlets, benchmark buildings, curb elevations
061-01 HP Plan of the Third Division of the survey and regulation of the district of Spring Garden, agreeably to an Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania passed the twenty-second day of March anno Domini One thousand eight hundred and thirteen. Surveyed and Returned February 14th 1820 by Joseph H. Siddall. [Attachment: Court confirmation] Siddall, Joseph H. 1820
Mounted
27 x 40 in.
1 inch = c. 70 feet
Spring Garden District, 3rd Division. Bounded by 6th to 10th Sts., Buttonwood to Coates Sts.
Benchmark buildings, curb elevations, property lines and ownership, sewers
061-01 HP attachment [Court confirmation of plan 061-01_HP] 1822
Paper
Spring Garden District, 3rd Division. Bounded by 6th to 10th Sts., Buttonwood to Coates Sts.
Attachment
062-01 HP Plan the Thirteenth Division of the survey and regulation of the District of Spring Garden, agreeably to an Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania passed the 22nd day of March anno Domini 1813 and a supplement thereto passed the 2nd day of March A.D. 1827. Surveyed and returned October 10th, 1835 by Joseph Fox, Philip M. Price. Fox, Joseph; Price, Philip M. 1835
Mounted
29 x 43 in.
1 inch = 80 feet
Spring Garden District, 13th Division. Bounded by Landing Ave. to Schuylkill River, Pratt to Poplar Sts.
Public Landing, Henry Pratt property [Lemon Hill], new streets into wharf line, sewers and inlets, curb elevations, property owners
062-02 HP Plan the Thirteenth Division of the survey and regulation of the District of Spring Garden, agreeably to an Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania passed the 22nd day of March anno Domini 1813 and a supplement thereto passed the 2nd day of March A.D. 1827. Surveyed and returned October 10th, 1835 by Joseph Fox, Philip M. Price Fox, Joseph; Price, Philip M.; R. M. Sexton, draughtsman 1835
Mounted
28 x 44 in.
1 inch = 80 feet
Spring Garden District, 13th Division. Bounded by Landing Ave. to Schuylkill River, Pratt to Poplar Sts.
Public Landing, Henry Pratt property [Lemon Hill], new streets into wharf line, sewers and inlets, property owners
063 CP Plan of the revision of lines and grades on a portion of City Plan No. 63, Fifteenth Ward, Philadelphia. Made necessary by the construction of the Pennsylvania Avenue Subway, authorized by ordinance of Councils approved March 17, 1894 Not named 1894 ca.
Tracing
51 x 22 in.
Bounded by Broad St. to 22nd St., Vine St. to Spring Garden St.
Curb elevations
063-14 MTD Plan to strike from the City Plan and The Parkway so far as it affects a certain property occupied by the Niles-Bement-Pond Company, corner of Twenty-first and Callowhill Streets [Ordinance May 13, 1913; confirmed Nov. 3, 1913] Bloch, Frits 1913
Mounted
16 x 23 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Curb elevations
063-15 MTD Plan to strike from the City Plan and vacate Uber St. from Pearl St. to Wood St., Pearl St. from 19th St. to The Parkway, and the street along the northeast side of The Parkway and within the boundaries thereof from Vine St. to Wood St. [Ordinance Dec. 2, 1911; confirmed May 20, 1912] Bloch, Frits 1912
Mounted
16 x 23 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Curb elevations
064-01 HP Plan of part of the Northern Liberties on the south side of Pegg's Run, survey'd & regulat'd agreeable to an Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, pass'd the 17th Day of April 1795 . . . Robt. Brooke, John Keen, Casper Schneider, surs.[?] [On verso: "First Division of Survey N Liberties So. Side of Pegg's run." Attachment: watercolor drawing of route of Del & Schuylkill Canal, 1803, Robt. Brooke, pasted on, 7.5 x 19 inch, owners' names and lots] Brooke, Robert; Keen, John; Schneider, Casper 1795
Mounted
28 x 100 in.
1 inch = 50 feet
Northern Liberties. Bounded by Delaware River to Wissahickon Rd. [Ridge Ave.], Vine St. to above Callowhill St.
Franklin Square, square at Callowhill & New Market, Pegg's Run, benchmark buildings, stairs to Water St., above ground watercourses with drainage direction, sewers, notes on each benchmark building
065-01 HP Plan of proposed change of grade in Canal; St. east of Front St. [Resolution May 16, 1871; confirmed Feb. 19, 1872] Wolf, John F. 1872
Mounted
13 x 18 in.
1 inch = 80 feet
Bounded by Front St. to Frankford Ave., Richmond to Laurel Sts.
curb elevations
065-02 HP Plan of the incorporated District of the Northern Liberties drawn for the Board of Commissioners November 30th, 1824, by Joseph H. Siddall. Siddall, Joseph H. 1824
Mounted
38 x 26 in.
1 inch = 150 feet
Northern Liberties District. Bounded by Cohocksink Creek to Vine St., Delaware River to 6th St.
Pegg's Run / Willow Street, Cohocksink Creek / Canal Street, Newmarket Square, mill pond and dam at 6th Street, watercourses
065-03 HP Plan of the revision of lines and grades in the vicinity of the Cohocksink Creek east of Front Strt. In the 16th Ward of the City of Philadelphia as authorised in Act of Assembly approved Feby. 25th. 1861 and resolution of Councils approved Mar. 22nd 1862. Wolf, John F. 1862
Mounted
26 x 36 in.
1 inch = 80 feet
16th Ward. Cohocksink Creek. Front St. to Delaware River, Coates to Otter to Frankford Rd.
Cohocksink Creek, square at Frankford Road and Laurel Street, curb elevations
065-t HP Plan of the regulation of Gray Street north of Poplar Street between Front and New-Market Streets in the Northern Liberties [Attachment: "Gray St., N. Liberties, filed May 24, 1852." Board of Commissioners of District of Northern Liberties records relating to this plan] Siddall, Joseph H. 1852
Paper
16 x 16 in.
Northern Liberties. Gray St., north of Poplar St. and west of Front St.
Curb elevations
065-u HP Plan of Penny-Pot Landing Siddall, Joseph H. 1850
Paper
10 x 16 in.
Penny-pot Landing, Delaware River
Wharf and dock, brick tavern, brick counting house, cake shop, wood-pile
065-v HP Draught of the regulation of Apple Street from George Street to Canal Street in the Northern Liberties Siddall, Joseph H. 1827
Paper
11 x 18 in.
Northern Liberties. Apple (Lawrence) Street, between George and Canal Sts.
Curb elevations
065-w HP Plan of the regulation of Noble Street from Front Street to Second Street in the Northern Liberties [Attachment not scanned: Extracts from minutes of the Commissioners of Northern Liberties. 9 pages] Siddall, Joseph H. 1852
Paper
10 x 22 in.
Northern Liberties. Noble St., Front to Second Sts.
Curb elevations
065-x HP Draught of the regulation of Adelphia Alley in the Northern Liberties Siddall, Joseph H. 1830
Paper
12 x 16 in.
Northern Liberties. Adelphia Alley
Curb elevations, sewers
065-y HP [No title. Vicinity of Vine, Front, New Market, and Water Streets at the Delaware River, in Northern Liberties. Includes a public wharf and set of stairs between Front and Water streets. Probably by Robert Brooke. Attachment not scanned: Extracts from minutes of the Commissioners of Northern Liberties, related to Plan 065-z HP. 4 pages] Brooke, Robert, possibly 1810 ca.
Paper
12 x 17 in.
Northern Liberties. Vine Street, Delaware River to New Market St.
Street lines, benchmark buildings, alley and steps to Delaware River
065-z HP Plan of the regulation of the Callowhill Market Square in the Northern Liberties [Attachment not scanned: Extracts from minutes of the Commissioners of Northern Liberties. 4 pages] Siddall, Joseph H. 1851
Paper
15 x 18 in.
Northern Liberties. Callowhill Market Square
Curb elevations
066-01 HP Plan of the Fourth Section of the Township of the Northern Liberties agreeably to an Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania passed the third day of May [AD] 1832. Surveyed and returned December 16, 1843 by John Foulkrod Foulkrod, John 1843
Mounted
45 x 62 in.
1 inch = c. 160 feet
Northern Liberties, 4th Section. Bounded by Front St. to Germantown Ave., Ontario to Juniata Sts., and Bristol Township line
Wingohocking Creek, old roads
068-01 HP Plan of the survey [and regulation?] of the Western [Section?] of the Kensington District of the Northern Liberties. Approved by the Board of Commissioners February 1st, 1848. Arranged and revised by Benj. Moore. Confirmed by an Act of Assembly passed April 3rd A.D. 1848, with the provision that Sixth Street shall continue in the same range from its intersection with the Germantown Road northward. Moore, Benjamin 1848
Mounted
46 x 77 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Kensington, Western Section. Bounded by Frankford Ave. to 6th St., Canal St. (Cohocksink Creek) to Morris (or Wood) St. above Diamond St.
Square at Frankford Road & Maiden St., hall at Masters and Front Sts.. Philadelphia and Trenton Railroad, Norris's Line, market shed at Washington St. between Jefferson and Masters Sts., sewers, curb heights, benchmark buildings
068-02 HP Plan of the Fourth Division of the survey and regulation (and part of the Third Division revised) of the Kensington District of the Northern Liberties. By Joseph H. Siddall May 2, 1836. Revised with the Supplementary Plan, March 5th, 1844. B. Moore Siddall, Joseph H.; Moore, Benjamin 1844
Mounted
45 x 33 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Kensington District, 3rd and 4th Divisions. Bounded by Howard St. to 6th St., Jefferson St. to Diamond St.
Old street lines, sewer
068-03 HP Plan of the Third Division of the survey and regulation of the Kensington District of the Northern Liberties, agreeably to an Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania passed the sixth day of March anno Domini 1820. Surveyed and returned, March 21st, 1829, by Jos. H. Siddall. Siddall, Joseph H. 1829
Mounted
36 x 50 in.
1 inch = 50 feet
Kensington District, 3rd Division. Bounded by Front to Sixth Sts., Montgomery Ave. to Cohocksink Creek, Beaver St.
Cohocksink Creek (labeled Canal Street), benchmark buildings, curb elevations, sewers, block dimensions, mill pond and mill dam
068-03 HP tracing Plan of the Third Division of the survey and regulation of the Kensington District of the Northern Liberties, agreeably to an Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania passed the sixth day of March anno Domini 1820. Surveyed and returned, March 21st, 1829, by Jos. H. Siddall. Siddall, Joseph H. 1829
Tracing
36 x 52 in.
1 inch = 50 feet
Kensington District, 3rd Division. Front to Sixth, Montgomery to Cohocksink Creek, Beaver Street
Cohocksink Creek (labeled Canal Street), benchmark buildings, curb elevations, sewers, block dimensions, mill pond and mill dam
068-04 HP Plan of the Fourth Division of the survey and regulation of the Northern Liberties . . . Passed the 17th day of April [AD] 1795. Surveyed and returned March 3rd, 1819, per Rob. Brooke, J. Kessler. Brooke, Robert; Kessler, J. 1819
Mounted
25 x 31 in.
1 inch = 80 feet
Northern Liberties, 4th Division. Bounded by 2nd St. to 4th St. to Germantown Ave., Masters St. to Laurel St.
Cohocksink Creek / Canal; sewers and inlets, benchmark buildings, curb elevations
068-06a HP Supplement to the plan of the revision of the Third Division of the Kensington District. Returned March 5th, 1844. B. Moore. Moore, Benjamin 1844
Mounted
26 x 18 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Kensington District, 3rd Division. Bounded by Masters St. to Montgomery Ave., West St. to Clinton St.
Sewers, curb elevations
068-06b HP Plan of the alteration of so much of the plans of the survey and regulation of the Third & Fourth Divisions of the Kensington District as related to the vacation of Columbia Avenue. Returned March 5th 1844. B. Moore. Moore, Benjamin 1844
Mounted
33 x 13 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Kensington District, Columbia Avenue. Bounded by Clinton St. to 6th St., Oxford to Cherry St. (Montgomery Ave.)
Sewers, curb elevations, one benchmark building
068-07 HP Plan of the regulation of Hope Street between Canal and Otter Streets in the Sixteenth Ward of the City of Philadelphia Siddall, Joseph H. 1860
Mounted
22 x 10 in.
1 inch = c. 40 feet
Hope St.
Curb elevations
068-08 HP Plan of the Revision of the southerly part of the survey and regulation of the Third Division of the Kensington District. Draughted pursuant to the resolutions of the Board of Commissioners, July 7th,1835, by B. Moore. Revised and returned Oct. 1st, 1844 by B. Moore. Moore, Benjamin 1844
Mounted
26 x 38 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Kensington District, 3rd Division (part). Bounded by Frankford Ave. to Apple St. (past 4th), Cohocksink Canal to (Thompson St.)
Sewers, curb elevations
069-01 HP Plan of Survey of that portion of the 27th Ward Philadelphia included in the Elmwood Land Association bounded by Tinicum Island Road, Hog Island Road, Church Creek and land of Mary A. Bonnaffon, made in accordance [Act of Assembly 31 Dec. 1886. All grades below City Datum] Jones, William H. 1887
Mounted
46 x 38 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
West Philadelphia, Bounded by Elmwood Ave., 85th to 90th Sts. Church Creek to Tinicum Ave.
Chester Branch, Philadelphia and Reading Railroad
069-01 HP tracing Plan showing natural elevations on the streets of the Elmwood Mutual Land Association, January 1889 Not named 1889
Tracing
30 x 32 in.
Southwest Philadelphia, Elmwood. Bounded roughly by Tinicum Ave. to Mingo Creek, 90th St. to 85th St.
Curb elevations (some are negative numbers), Mingoes (Mingo) Creek
069-z HP Plan of the common sewer or culvert as changed from Howard to Clinton Street between the Franklin Avenue and Oxford Street; and of the alteration in the levels and grade of the water-courses to suit the location of the culvert. June 2nd, 1846 by Benjamin Moore. Moore, Benjamin 1846
Mounted
14 x 27 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Bounded by Franklin Ave. to beyond Oxford St., Howard to Hancock Sts.
Sewer, curb elevations
071-01 MTD Plan of the re-survey of a part of the Fourth Ward, Philadelphia, 1869 [Resolution March 24, 1866; survey returned June 1869; approved by Board of Surveyors Sept. 20, 1869; confirmed by Court May 15, 1871] Shedaker, David Hudson 1869
Mounted
17 x 36 in.
South Philadelphia. 4th Ward. Bounded by South to Fitzwater Sts., Fifth St. to Delaware River
Curb elevations, wharf outlines
071-02 MTD Plan showing the widening of Delaware Avenue from Dock St. to Washington Avenue [Act of Assembly May 15, 1871; ordinance May 13, 1872; confirmed June 24, 1872] Daly, Thomas; Shedaker, David Hudson 1872
Mounted
18 x 46 in.
Delaware Ave. and vicinity including Delaware River front, from Dock St. to Washington Ave.
Curb elevations, wharves and owners
071-03 MTD Plan showing revision of grades in the Second, Third and Fourth Wards, being part of Plan 99, authorised by Councils July 5th, 1877 Not named 1877
Mounted
41 x 56 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
South Philadelphia. Bounded by South St. to Wharton St., Delaware River to Passyunk Ave.
Curb elevations
071-z MTD Plan of Southwark, Moyamensing and Passyunk extending from the Delaware to the Schuylkill River and from South Street to the Canal, exhibiting the grades and watercourses in each district [Title from 199-z_HP, which is identical and more complete] Kneass, Samuel H. 1840
Mounted
27 x 93 in.
South Philadelphia. Delaware River to Schuylkill River, South St. to below Moore St. and line of Delaware and Schuylkill Canal (never built)
Curb elevations, wharves, This copy updated with current South Philadelphia City Plan numbers, and also includes text of Act of Assembly, June 21, 1839, authorizing the plan.
071-z MTD blueprint Plan of Southwark, Moyamensing and Passyunk extending from the Delaware to the Schuylkill River and from South Street to the Canal, exhibiting the grades and watercourses in each district Kneass, Samuel H. 1840
Blueprint
28 x 97 in.
1 inch = 300 feet
South Philadelphia. Bounded by Delaware River to Schuylkill River, South St. to the Canal south of Moore St.
Marine Asylum, U.S. Arsenal, Navy Yard, Moyamensing Prison, Canal, original and proposed curb elevations, river bank, wharves
072-03.5 MTD Plan of the survey and regulation of the Fourth Section of the Twenty-first Ward of the City of Philadelphia [Resolution, date not given; resurveyed June 10, 1861] Keily, James 1861
Mounted
53 x 41 in.
21st Ward, 4th Section. Bounded by Ridge Ave. to Schuylkill River, Green Lane to Shurs Lane
Streams, curb elevations, sewers, building footprints in pencil
072-24 MTD Plan of the revision of grades on Manayunk Avenue from Lyceum Ave. to Roxborough Avenue in the Twenty-first Ward, City of Philadelphia. [Ordinance April 3, 1888; survey returned June 16, 1888; confirmed Dec. 3, 1888] Sundstrom, C. A. 1888
Mounted
22 x 17 in.
Manayunk Avenue
Topography on portion of plan
072-33 MTD tracing Plan of revision of lines and grades of Plan No. 72, Twenty-first Ward Philadelphia. [Ordinance June 27, 1892; confirmed August 3, 1896] Sundstrom, C. A. 1896
Tracing
55 x 36 in.
Manayunk. Bounded by Ridge Ave. to Schuylkill River, Green Lane to Shurs Lane
Building footprints, Manayunk Canal, Schuylkill River
073-a HP Delaware River between Bridesburg and Petty's Island. Topography by R. M. Bache, Assistant, C. Acton Ives, Aid. Neville B. Craig, Draughtsman, 1878. U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, Carlile P. Patterson, Superintendent Bache, R. M. 1878
Mounted
32 x 52 in.
1 inch = 400 feet
Delaware River front
Topography, soundings, riverfront buildings and industry, railroads, wharves, marshland, creeks, drainage ditches, river bank
073-b HP Delaware River between Richmond Coal Wharves and Kaighn's Point. Topography by R. M. Bache, Assistant. W. A. Pratt and Neville B. Craig, Foremen 1879. U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, Carlile P. Patterson, Superintendent Bache, R. M. 1879
Mounted
52 x 32 in.
1 inch = 400 feet
Delaware River front, Pennsylvania and New Jersey sides
Topography, soundings, marshland, wharves, railroads, Petty's Island, Smith and Windmill Islands, riverfront industry, ferry routes, tributary streams, and many other features
073-c HP Delaware River between Kaighn's Point and League Island. Topography by R. M. Bache, Assistant, W. A. Pratt, Foreman, 1879. U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, Carlile P. Patterson, Superintendent Bache, R. M. 1879
Mounted
32 x 52 in.
1 inch = 400 feet
Delaware River front, Pennsylvania and New Jersey sides
Topography, soundings, riverfront buildings and industry, railroads, wharves, marshland, creeks, drainage ditches, river bank
073-d HP Delaware River between League Island and Red Bank. Topography by R. M. Bache, Assistant, C. McKibbin Craig, Foreman, 1878. U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, Carlile P. Patterson, Superintendent Bache, R. M. 1878
Mounted
32 x 52 in.
1 inch = 400 feet
Delaware River front
Topography, soundings, riverfront buildings and industry, railroads, wharves, marshland, creeks, drainage ditches, river bank, League Island, U.S. Navy Yard, Fort Mifflin
073-u HP [No title. Delaware River front, New Jersey and Pennsylvania sides of river, with soundings and detailed delineation of topography, vegetation and structures.073-u, v, w and x are contiguous and cover from Bridesburg to Poquessing Creek; 073-y_HP shows detailed drawings of riverfront locations. These hand-drawn plans were used as the basis of subsequent USCGS lithographs of the city waterfront.] Craig, Neville B. 1885
Mounted
30 x 52 in.
1 inch = 200 feet
Delaware River front, Pennsylvania and New Jersey sides
Riverfront properties, marshland, woodland, farmland, creeks, soundings
073-v HP [No title. Delaware River front, New Jersey and Pennsylvania sides of river, with soundings and detailed delineation of topography, vegetation and structures.073-u, v, w and x are contiguous and cover from Bridesburg to Poquessing Creek; 073-y_HP shows detailed drawings of riverfront locations. These hand-drawn plans were used as the basis of subsequent USCGS lithographs of the city waterfront.] Craig, Neville B. 1885
Mounted
30 x 52 in.
1 inch = 200 feet
Delaware River front, Pennsylvania and New Jersey sides
Riverfront properties, marshland, woodland, farmland, creeks, soundings
073-w HP [No title. Delaware River front, New Jersey and Pennsylvania sides of river, with soundings and detailed delineation of topography, vegetation and structures.073-u, v, w and x are contiguous and cover from Bridesburg to Poquessing Creek; 073-y_HP shows detailed drawings of riverfront locations. These hand-drawn plans were used as the basis of subsequent USCGS lithographs of the city waterfront.] Craig, Neville B. 1885
Mounted
30 x 52 in.
1 inch = 200 feet
Delaware River front, Pennsylvania and New Jersey sides
Riverfront properties, marshland, woodland, farmland, creeks, soundings
073-x HP [No title. Delaware River front, New Jersey and Pennsylvania sides of river, with soundings and detailed delineation of topography, vegetation and structures.073-u, v, w and x are contiguous and cover from Bridesburg to Poquessing Creek; 073-y_HP shows detailed drawings of riverfront locations. These hand-drawn plans were used as the basis of subsequent USCGS lithographs of the city waterfront.] Craig, Neville B. 1885
Mounted
30 x 52 in.
1 inch = 200 feet
Delaware River front, Pennsylvania and New Jersey sides
Riverfront properties, marshland, woodland, farmland, creeks, soundings,
073-y HP [No title. Delaware River front, New Jersey and Pennsylvania sides of river, with soundings and detailed delineation of topography, vegetation and structures.073-u, v, w and x are contiguous and cover from Bridesburg to Poquessing Creek; 073-y_HP shows detailed drawings of riverfront locations. These hand-drawn plans were used as the basis of subsequent USCGS lithographs of the city waterfront.] Craig, Neville B. 1885
Mounted
52 x 30 in.
1 inch = 200 feet
Delaware River front, Pennsylvania and New Jersey sides. Details of riverfront.
Riverfront properties, marshland, woodland, farmland, creeks, soundings,
073-z HP Chart of the Delaware River in front of the City of Philadelphia from Bridesburg to Fort Mifflin. USCGS 1879
Mounted
28 x 82 in.
1 inch = 800 feet
Delaware River and adjacent land in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, from Fort Mifflin to Bridesburg
Topography, soundings, navigation channels, marshland, river banks, islands, wharves, creeks
074-01 HP Plan of a survey of the River Delaware from one mile below Chester to Richmond above Philadelphia, taken by order of Councils in the months of July, August & September Anno Domini 1819 by David McClure. McClure, David 1820
Mounted
39 x 121 in.
1 inch = 832 feet; 6.4 inches to the mile; 1:9900
Delaware River front, from one mile below Chester to Richmond above Philadelphia
Topography, soundings, bars, islands, natural and artificial river banks, ship and sloop channels, water grass, water-dock (or splatter-dock, now called spatter-dock), mud, sand, two shipwrecks, and various landmarks on both the Pennsylvania and New Jersey shorelines; "Coloured by Joseph H. Siddall, Draughtsman, 1820"
075-01 HP [No title. Probably part of the incorporation of the District of Spring Garden, from the unincorporated Northern Liberties. Note on tracing copy of plan: "See Laws A.D. filed 8th April 1816."] Brooke, Robert; Kessler, J. 1816
Mounted
47 x 33 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Spring Garden District, Vine St. to Hickory Lane (Fairmount Ave.), 6th to Broad Sts.
Street lines, benchmarks
075-01 HP tracing [No title. Probably part of the incorporation of the District of Spring Garden, from the unincorporated Northern Liberties. Note on tracing copy of plan: "See Laws A.D. filed 8th April 1816."] Brooke, Robert; Kessler, J. 1816
Tracing
47 x 36 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Spring Garden District, bounded by Vine St. to Hickory Lane (Fairmount Ave.), 6th to Broad Sts.
Street lines, benchmarks
075-02 HP Draught or plan of the First Section of the survey of the District of Spring Garden, made in pursuance of an Act of the Legislature of Pennsylvania Brooke, Robert; Kessler, J. 1818
Mounted
27 x 22 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Spring Garden District, 1st Section. Bounded by Vine St to Hickory Lane (Fairmount), 6th to Lawrence
Pegg's Run /Willow St., property owners, building footprints in street lines
076-01 HP Plan of the survey and regulation of the ascents descents common sewers and distances of the gutters from the sides of the Streets lanes &c in the neighbourhood of the site upon which the State Penitentiary for the Eastern District is about to be erected, in Penn Township in the County of Philadelphia, agreeably to an Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, passed the second day of February, One thousand eight hundred and twenty-two. Surveyed and returned April 13th 1822 by Samuel Hains, Recording Surveyor, Jos. H. Siddall, Regulator of Spring Garden. Hains, Samuel; Siddall, Joseph H. 1822
Mounted
24 x 36 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Penn Township. Bounded by Callowhill St. to north of Coates St., 20th to 24th Sts.
Streams, inlets, sewers, curb elevations
076-02 HP Plan of the survey and regulation of the ascents, descents, common sewers &c in the neighbourhood of the new State Penitentiary for the Eastern District. Altered from the former regulation pursuant to an Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, passed the April 28th A.D. 1829, by P. M. Price. [Approved 1830] Price, Philip M. 1830
Mounted
36 x 24 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Penn Township, vicinity of Eastern State Penitentiary.
State Penitentiary, sewer and inlets, curb elevations
077-01 HP Draft of a State Road leading from the Borough of Media in the County of Delaware to Lancaster Avenue in the City of Philadelphia, surveyed for the commissioners June and July 1870 by Benj. H. Smith surveyor. Smith, Benjamin H. 1870
Mounted
10 x 109 in.
1 inch = 30 perches; inset: 1 inch = 100 feet
State Road from 53rd St. and Lancaster Ave., Philadelphia, to Media, Delaware County
Philadelphia Orphan Asylum, Springfield Meeting House, many named streams, property owners, topographical shading, building footprints, milestones, inset showing Lansdowne Ave. from Lancaster Ave. to 54th St.
079-01 HP Draught of the survey and regulation of the ascents and descents, common sewers, gutters, &c. in Francis Lane & Coats Street, from Broad Street to Schuylkill Third [Twentieth] St. and from William Street to the River Schuylkill in the District of Spring Garden. Made by virtue of an order of the Court of Quarter Sessions, dated January 27th 1827, agreeably to an Act of the Genl. Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, passed the second day of February 1822. Surveyed and returned May 29th 1827 by Samuel Hains, Jos. H. Siddall Hains, Samuel; Siddall, Joseph. H. 1827
Mounted
13 x 75 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Spring Garden District, Francis Lane & Coats St., Broad to 20th Sts., William St. to Schuylkill River.
Store by Schuylkill; two sewer inlets for small streams
079-02 HP Plan of the Fifth Division of the survey and regulation of the District of Spring Garden, agreeably to an Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania passed the 22nd day of March anno Domini 1813 – and a supplement thereto passed the 2nd day of March anno Domini 1827. Surveyed and returned Jany. 31st A.D. 1828 by P. M. Price. [Attachment: Court certification, 1831] Price, Philip M. 1828
Mounted
52 x 38 in.
1 inch = 80 feet
Spring Garden District, 5th Division. Bounded by Vine St. to Fairmount Ave., Broad to 19th Sts.
Building footprints for some benchmarks with some property owners, sewers, inlets
079-02 HP attachment [Court confirmation of plan 079-2_HP] Not named 1831
Paper
Spring Garden District, 5th Division. Bounded by Vine St. to Fairmount Ave., Broad to 19th Sts.
Attachment
079-02 HP tracing Plan of the Fifth Division of the survey and regulation of the District of Spring Garden, agreeably to an Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania passed the 22nd day of March anno Domini 1813 – and a supplement thereto passed the 2nd day of March anno Domini 1827. Surveyed and returned Jany. 31st A.D. 1828 by P. M. Price. [Attachment: Court certification, 1831] Price, Philip M. 1828
Tracing
56 x 38 in.
Spring Garden District, 5th Division. Bounded by Vine St. to Fairmount Ave., Broad to 19th Sts.
Building footprints for benchmarks, property owners, sewers, inlets
079-x2 HP Plan of Schuylkill 8th Street [from Parrish to Morris] . . . Filed 18 June 1841. [Attachment: Court confirmation of plan] Siddall, Joseph H., probably 1841
Paper
34 x 9 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
South Philadelphia. 15th Street, from Parrish to Morris Sts.
Building footprint in street, property owners
080-01 HP Plan of Union Canal. [Plan] purchased by City of Philadelphia at sale of E. D. Roberts. Samuel S. Smedley, Chief Engineer and Surveyor, October 9, 1889. Lightfoot, Francis 1842 ca.
Mounted
30 x 31 in.
Union Canal (Pennyslvania Ave., Reading Railroad). 21st to 25th Sts., Callowhill St. to Fairmount Ave.
Building footprints in path of Canal
080-02 HP Plan of the regulation of ascents & descents of Callowhill Street, from the east side of Broad Street to the Lancaster & Schuylkill Bridge. Made agreeably to an Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania passed the sixteenth day of March anno Domini One thousand eight hundred and twenty. Surveyed and returned May 1st, 1820 by Rob. Brooke, Samuel Hains. Brooke, Robert; Hains, Samuel 1820
Mounted
26 x 72 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Callowhill Street, from Broad Street to the Lancaster & Schuylkill Bridge (near line of present Spring Garden St.)
Lancaster and Schuylkill Bridge, swampy areas leading into small streams, curb elevations
080-03 HP [No title. “Surveyed and returned September 2nd 1833 by Joseph Fox, Philip M. Price] Fox, Joseph; Price, Philip M. 1833
Mounted
25 x 64 in.
Spring Garden. Bounded by 6th to 25th Sts., Vine St. to Fairmount Ave.
Willow Street (Pegg's Run), curb elevations, sewers and inlets

Identifer Preview Title Surveyor Date Media / Size / Scale Geographic Area / Map Features
080-05 HP Plan of the Sixth Division of the survey and regulation of the District of Spring Garden, agreeably to an Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania passed March 22nd anno Domini 1822; and a supplement thereto passed March 2nd A.D. 1827. Surveyed and returned July 23rd 1830 by P. M. Price Price, Philip M. 1830
Mounted
40 x 39 in.
1 inch = 80 feet
Spring Garden District, 6th Division. Bounded by 19th to 25th Sts., Vine St. to Fairmount Ave.
Buildings in streets, sewers, curb elevations, wharves
081-01 HP Plan of the proposed widening of Callowhill Street and 25th street as approaches to Fairmount Park and the Wire Bridge, Philadelphia, Oct. 3rd, 1870, Edw. D. Roberts. Roberts, Edward D. 1870
Mounted
45 x 44 in.
1 inch = 50 feet
Fairmount Park, approaches, Callowhill St. and 25th St Powelton Ave. (Callowhill St.) to Pennsylvania Ave., 23rd St. to Schuylkill River.
Fairmount Water Works Reservoir, landscaped park entry at Green St., property lines encroaching on 25th St. and Callowhill
081-02 HP Plan of the Seventh Division of the survey and regulation of the District of Spring Garden, agreeably to an Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania passed the Twenty-second day of March Anno Domini 1815, and a supplement thereto passed the Second day of March Anno Domini 1827. Surveyed and returned Dec. 24th 1828 by P. M. Price Price, Philip M. 1828
Mounted
33 x 25 in.
1 inch = c. 80 feet
Spring Garden District, 7th Division. Bounded by Hamilton St. to Fairmount Ave, 24th St. to Schuylkill River
Fairmount Water Works, covered bridge, vacated streets, benchmark buildings. Lancaster and Schuylkill Bridge, common sewers leading into river
081-03 HP Map of the Fair-Mount Water Works and of the eastern termination of the Philadelphia and Columbia Rail Road. Childs & Inman, lithographers, F. Graff del. Graff, Frederick, Sr. 1830 ca.
Lithograph
21 x 29 in.
1 inch = 200 feet
Spring Garden District, Fairmount Water Works and vicinity, 20th St. to Schuylkill River, Vine St. to north of Fairmount Ave.
Fairmount Waterworks, Pagoda, Pratt's (Lemon Hill), hotel, line of Union Canal, elevation of Fairmount Waterworks and reservoirs and pipelines from it, streams, topography
081-04 HP [No title. Vine St. to Spring Garden St., 22nd St. to the Schuylkill River. Perhaps part of the 7th Division of the survey and regulation of Spring Garden. See plan 081-02_HP.] Price, Phillip M. (probably) 1830 ca.
Mounted
22 x 29 in.
1 inch = c. 80 feet
Spring Garden District, Vine to Spring Garden Sts., 22nd St. to Schuylkill River
Bridge Street, sewers, wetlands, curb elevations, tidal soundings
082-01 HP Plan of the Eighth Division of the survey and regulation of the District of Spring Garden, agreeably to an Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania passed the 22nd day of March A.D. 1813; and a supplement thereto passed the 2nd day of March A.D. 1827. Surveyed and returned June 10th 1831 by Philip M. Price, Joseph Fox. [Attachment: Quarter Sessions Court confirmation certificate] Price, Philip M.; Fox, Joseph 1831
Mounted
26 x 38 in.
1.25 inch = 100 feet
Spring Garden District, 8th Division. Bounded by Coates St. (Fairmount Ave.) to Poplar St., 6th to 10th Sts.
Sewers, property owners, benchmark buildings, buildings in street lines
082-01 HP attachment [Court confirmation of plan 082-01_HP] Not named 1834
Paper
Spring Garden District, 8th Division. Bounded by Coates St. (Fairmount Ave.) to Poplar St., 6th to 10th Sts.
Attachment
082-02 HP Plan of the Eighth Division of the survey and regulation of the District of Spring Garden, agreeably to an Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania passed the 22nd day of March anno Domini [1813]; and a supplement thereto passed the 2nd day of March A.D. [1827]. Surveyed and returned June 10th A.D. 1831 by Philip M. Price, Joseph Fox, R. M. Sexton draughtsman. Price, Philip M.; Fox, Joseph 1831
Mounted
26 x 38 in.
1.25 inch = 100 feet
Spring Garden District, 8th Division. Bounded by Coates St. (Fairmount Ave.) to Poplar St., 6th to 10th Sts.
Sewers, property owners, benchmark buildings, buildings in street lines
083-01 HP Plan of the Ninth Division of the survey and regulation of the District of Spring Garden, agreeably to an Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania passed the twenty second day of March anno Domini One thousand eight hundred and thirteen -- and a supplement thereto passed second day of March anno Domini One thousand eight hundred and twenty seven. Surveyed and returned June 10th 1831 by Philip M. Price, Joseph Fox Price, Philip M.; Fox, Joseph; R.M. Sexton, draughtsman 1831
Mounted
26 x 40 in.
1.25 inch = 100 feet
Spring Garden District, 9th Division. Bounded by 10th St. to Broad St., Coates St. (Fairmount Ave.) to Poplar St.
Sewers, property owners, benchmark buildings
083-02 HP Plan of the Ninth Division of the survey and regulation of the District of Spring Garden, agreeably to an Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania passed the 22nd day of March A.D. 1813; and a supplement thereto passed the 2nd day of March A.D. 1827. Surveyed and returned June 10th A.D. 1831 by Philip M. Price, Joseph Fox. [Attachment: Quarter Session Court confirmation certificate] Price, Philip M.; Fox, Joseph 1831
Mounted
26 x 39 in.
1.25 inch = 100 feet
Spring Garden District, 9th Division. Bounded by 10th St. to Broad St., Coates St. (Fairmount Ave.) to Poplar St.
Sewers, property owners, benchmark buildings
083-02 HP attachment [Court confirmation of plan 083-02_HP] 1831
Paper
Spring Garden District, 9th Division. Bounded by 10th St. to Broad St., Coates St. (Fairmount Ave.) to Poplar St.
Attachment
084-01 HP Plan of the Tenth Division of the survey and regulation of the District of Spring Garden, agreeably to an Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania passed the twenty second day of March anno Domini One thousand eight hundred and thirteen, and a supplement thereto passed the second day of March anno Domini One thousand eight hundred and twenty seven. Surveyed and returned March 3rd 1834 by Joseph Fox, Philip M. Price. R. M. Sexton draughtsman Fox, Joseph; Price, Philip M. 1834
Mounted
26 x 40 in.
1.25 inch = 100 feet
Spring Garden District, 10th Division. Bounded by Broad to Schuylkill 4th (19th) St., Coats (Coates) St. (now Fairmount Ave.) to Poplar St.
House of Refuge, Burial Ground, property owners, buildings in street lines, sewers, benchmark buildings
084-02 HP Plan of the Tenth Division of the survey and regulation of the District of Spring Garden, agreeably to an Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania passed the 22nd day of March A.D. 1813 and a supplement thereto passed the 2nd day of March A.D. 1827. Surveyed and returned March 3rd 1834 by Joseph Fox, Philip M. Price. [Attachment: Quarter Sessions Court confirmation certificate] Fox, Joseph; Price, Philip M. 1834
Mounted
26 x 38 in.
1.25 inch = 100 feet
Spring Garden District, 10th Division. Bounded by Broad to Schuylkill 4th (19th) St., Coats (Coates) St. (now Fairmount Ave.) to Poplar St.
House of Refuge, Burial Ground, property owners, buildings in street lines, sewers, benchmark buildings
084-02 HP attachment [Court confirmation of plan 084-02_HP] Not named 1834
Paper
Spring Garden District, 10th Division. Bounded by Broad to Schuylkill 4th (19th) St., Coats (Coates) St. (now Fairmount Ave.) to Poplar St.
Attachment
085-01 HP Plan of the Eleventh Division of the survey and regulation of the District of Spring Garden, agreeably to an Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania passed the twenty second day of March anno Domini One thousand eight hundred and thirteen, and a supplement thereto passed the second day of March A.D. One thousand eight hundred and twenty seven. Surveyed and returned Nov. 22nd 1834 by Joseph Fox, Philip M. Price. [Attachment: Quarter Sessions Court confirmation certificate] Fox, Joseph; Price, Philip M. 1834
Mounted
29 x 43 in.
1.25 inch = 100 feet
Spring Garden District 11th Division. Bounded by Schuylkill 4th (19th) St., to Williams (24th) St., Coates St. (Fairmount Ave.) to Poplar St.
Burial ground, Eastern State Penitentiary, Board of Health property, property owners, sewers, benchmark buildings
085-01 HP attachment [Court confirmation of Plan 085-01_HP] Not named 1836
Paper
Spring Garden District 11th Division. Bounded by Schuylkill 4th (19th) St., to Williams (24th) St., Coates St. (Fairmount Ave.) to Poplar St.
Attachment
086-01 HP Plan of the Twelfth Division of the survey and regulation of the District of Spring Garden, agreeably to an Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania passed the twenty second day of March A.D. One thousand eight hundred and thirteen -- and a supplement thereto passed the second day of March anno Domini One thousand eight hundred and twenty seven. Surveyed and returned June 24th 1834 by Joseph Fox, Philip M. Price, R. M. Sexton draughtsman. [Attachment: detail plan showing railroad at Minor St.] Fox, Joseph; Price, Philip M.; R.M. Sexton, draughtsman 1834
Mounted
33 x 47 in.
1.25 inch = 100 feet
Spring Garden District, 12th Division. Bounded by William (24th) St. to Landing Ave. (29th St.), Coates St. (Fairmount Ave.) to Poplar St.
Public Landing, sewers, property owners, benchmark buildings
086-01 HP attachment [No title. Plan showing Pennsylvania Railroad between Minor St. and Bush Hill St. Plan also shows "Canal Ground"] Fox, Joseph 1851
Paper
8 x 10 in.
Bounded by Bush Hill St., "Canal Ground", Minor St., and unnamed street at top of plan
Attachment: Railroad, canal ground. "Survey & plan $6.00 paid"
086-02 HP Plan of the Twelfth Division of the survey and regulation of the District of Spring Garden, agreeably to an Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania passed the twenty second day of March anno Domini One thousand eight hundred and thirteen, and a supplement thereto passed the second day of March A.D. One thousand eight hundred and twenty seven. Surveyed and returned June 24th 1834 by Joseph Fox, Philip M. Price. [Attachment: Quarter Session Court confirmation certificate] Fox, Joseph; Price, Philip M. 1834
Mounted
32 x 50 in.
1.25 inch = 100 feet
Spring Garden District, 12th Division. Bounded by William (24th) St. to Landing Ave. (29th St.), Coates St. (Fairmount Ave.) to Poplar St.
Public Landing, sewers, property owners, benchmark buildings
086-02 HP attachment [Court confirmation of Plan 086-02_HP] Not named 1834
Paper
Spring Garden District, 12th Division. Bounded by William (24th) St. to Landing Ave. (29th St.), Coates St. (Fairmount Ave.) to Poplar St.
Attachment
086-03 HP [No title. Docks on the Schuylkill River, north of Coates St. above the Fairmount Water Works] Not named 1830 ca.
Paper
14 x 22 in.
1.25 inch =100 feet
Spring Garden District. Bounded by Schuylkill River to railroad, Coates St. (Fairmount Ave.) to unnamed street to north
Railroad, public landing, property owners, names on plan: "Samson, John; Pearson, Joseph; W.B."
086-04 HP Plan of the District of Spring Garden in the County of Philadelphia. Not named 1850 ca.
Mounted
26 x 65 in.
1 inch = 200 feet
Spring Garden District. Bounded by Poplar St. to Vine St., Schuylkill River to 6th St.
Lemon Hill, Fairmount Water Works, Eastern State Penitentiary, wharves
086-x1 HP Plan of ground appropriated for the preservation for the purity of water and in addition to Fairmount Park under ordinance of the City of Philadelphia, approved June 28th, 1864. Roberts, Edward D. 1864
Tracing
42 x 59 in.
1 inch = 25 feet
Spring Garden District. Bounded by Schuylkill River to 26th St., Hare St. to Coates St. (Fairmount Ave.)
Business names on building footprints, property owners
087-01 HP Map of the River Schuylkill from Fairmount to South St. exhibiting the revised wharf lines established by authority of Act of Assembly, April 9, 1867, and resolution of Councils, June 1, 1867 Shedaker, David Hudson; Roberts, Edward D.; Smedley, Samuel L.; Miller, James 1869
Mounted
31 x 74 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Schuylkill River from Spring Garden St. to South St.
Gas works, river banks, Almshouse, property owners along river
087-02 HP Plan for wharves along the Port Warden's line in front of property of the Pennsylvania Rail-Road Company on the west side of the River Schuylkill in the 24th Ward Philadelphia. Smedley, Samuel L. 1860
Mounted
27 x 43 in.
1 inch = 60 feet
West Philadelphia, Schuylkill River front. Bounded by Market to Race Sts., river to 30th St.
Market St. Bridge, Port Wardens Line, wharf
087-03 HP Plan of the First Section of the survey of the River Schuylkill exhibiting the position of the wharves now constructed with the soundings of the river, and showing the wharf lines as established in pursuance of an Act of Assembly approved the 6th day of April A.D. 1850 [Survey returned April 5, 1851] Roberts, Edward D.; Kneass, Samuel H.; Daly, Thos.; Miller, James 1851
Mounted
26 x 78 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Schuylkill River, from Fairmount Dam to Cedar (now South) St.
Beaver Run, Pennsylvania Railroad Co.'s land, Fairmount Reservoir, South Garden of Water Works, wharves, railroad, marshland, some property owners, embankments, river soundings
087-04 HP Draught of a survey from Fair-mount, to the mouth of Schuylkill, by order of the Councils McClure, David 1828
Mounted
23 x 100 in.
1 inch = 412 feet (12.8 inches = 1 mile)
Schuylkill River from below Fairmount Dam to the river's mouth.
Naval Asylum, arsenal, Dr. Say's, Dupuy's rock, Bartram's Botanic Garden Fish Cabin, Hamburg Tavern, Girard Point, Old Lazaretto, [Schuylkill] canal, Harding's Tavern, Hamilton's, Mill Creek, woolen factory, river soundings, natural and artificial river banks
087-y HP [No title. Ridgway Estate and other properties in the vicinity of 24th Street and Callowhill Street, as crossed by the Schuylkill River East Side Railroad]. Roberts, Edward D. 1888
Tracing
20 x 26 in.
Spring Garden. Vicinity of 24th and Callowhill
Schuylkill River East Side Railroad
087-z HP Plan showing Wood Street from 24th St. to Schuylkill River as proposed to be placed on the City Plan. Bloch, Frits 1896
Tracing
25 x 23 in.
1 inch = 30 feet
Spring Garden. Wood Street, vicinity of 24th and Callowhill Sts.
Schuylkill River East Side Railroad
088-01 HP Draft of Belmont Avenue continued or Manayunk State-Road [Attachment: Certificate recording swearing in of three road commissioners, Joseph Fox, Paul Jones and Algernon Roberts] Fox, Charles H. 1854
Mounted
42 x 18 in.
1 inch = c. 200 feet
Belmont Ave. from Schuylkill River to Ford Rd. (Lower Merion Twp.)
Reading Railroad, Manayunk Bridge, property owners, one building; Samuel L. Smedley, draftsman
088-02 HP Plan of a State Road laid out from or near the Blacksmith shop in Mechanicsville in Byberry Township Philadelphia County to the Public road leading from Byberry Meeting House to Dunk’s ferry near Joseph P. Knight’s Gate in Bensalem Township Bucks County in pursuance of an Act of the General Assembly of Pennsylvania passed the 24th day of June AD 1839. Surveyed September 5th 1839 by John Foulkrod Sur. Foulkrod, John 1839
Mounted
12 x 22 in.
1 inch = 200 feet
Byberry Twp. and Bucks County, now Century Lane at crossing of Poquessing Creek
Poquessing Creek, property ownership, building footprints
089-04 HP Plan showing the revision of the footways and grades on Broad Street Close, Charles S. 1875
Mounted
61 x 14 in.
Broad Street. South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
089-10 HP Plan 89 [Full title from original mounted plan: "Plan of the survey of regulation of the Ninth Section, Twenty-sixth Ward, Philadelphia by Charles S. Close, Surveyor & Regulator, Second District] [Resolutions March 24, 1866 and March 11, 1877; approved by Board of Surveyors Sept. 19, 1881] Close, Charles S. 1881
Tracing
45 x 38 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
South Philadelphia, 26th Ward, 9th Section. Broad to 8th Sts., Ellsworth to McKean Sts.
Curb elevations
089-z HP Plan for placing Titan Street from Watts Street westward to dead end on City Plan No. 89, Twenty-sixth Ward Puff, Charles F. Jr. 1900 ca.
Paper
South Philadelphia. Titan Street
Curb elevations
090-01 HP East View of the City Wharf and Fish Market. This is the plan referred to in the report of the Committee on Markets for the improvement of High Street Wharf & Fish Market House. Nov. 12, 1829. N. R. Potts –– Clerk of Common Council. Graff, Frederick, Sr. (probably) 1829
Paper
19 x 25 in.
1 inch = 25 feet
Philadelphia. Market St. at Delaware River
Beck's Wharf, City Wharf, Girard's Wharf, Fish Market, sewers, elevation view of buildings
090-02 HP Plan and Calculations made for Curbing the S. part of the [Centre] Square with a Circle here represented done in 1808. Reading Howell Howell, Reading 1808
Microfilm Only
Curbing the S. part of the [Centre] Square with a Circle here represented done in 1808.
090-q HP [No title. Plan showing railroad line curving from High Street into Broad Street.] Not named 1850 ca.
Paper
11 x 25 in.
Philadelphia, Railroad
Railroad
090-r HP [No title. Railroad intersection at Broad and High Streets. Two attached working drawings.] Not named 1850 ca.
Paper
24 x 34 in.
Philadelphia, Railroad
Railroad
090-s HP part1 [No title. Railroad on Market Street from Juniper St. to Schuylkill 8th St. Shows arrangement of tracks and intersection of Broad and High (Market) Streets. See 90-s_HP_part 2 for adjoining plan.] Not named 1850 ca.
Paper
20 X 74 in.
Philadelphia. Railroad, Market Street from Juniper Street to Schuylkill 8th (now 15th)
Railroad, market house
090-s HP part2 [No title. Railroad on Market Street from Schuylkill 5th to Schuylkill 7th Sts. (16th to 19th Sts.) See 90-s_HP_part 1 for adjoining plan.] Not named 1850 ca.
Paper
20 X 69 in.
Philadelphia. Railroad, Market Street from Schuylkill 5th (now 18th) to Schuylkill Seventh (now 16th)
Railroad, market house
090-t HP Schuylkill Railway, Beech St., High (Market) to Chestnut St. Hains, Samuel (probably) 1850 ca.
Paper
20 x 26 in.
Philadelphia. Railroad. Bounded by High (Market) St., Ashton St., Chestnut St. and Beech St. (Near Schuylkill River)
Railroad, gas works
090-u HP City Rail Not named 1850 ca.
Paper
23 x 19 in.
Philadelphia, Railroad.
Full size cross section and diagram showing rails and cross ties set in pavement
090-v HP Third Street Railroad Kneass, Samuel H., engineer S.R.R. 1850
Paper
15 x 21 in.
Philadelphia, Railroad. 3rd St. Railway
Watercolor drawing showing full size cross section of rail, spike, cross tie, pebble paving and gravel
090-w HP 1832. April 30th. Resurvey. Draught of a contemplated street [Stanley, now Pemberton] 20 feet wide situate between Plum [Monroe] and German [Fitzwater] streets and extending from 3d to 4th streets as shown by the red lines south of and adjoining to [Pryor’s?] north line. Feby. 2d 1833. The above contemplated street altered to 25 feet wide. Coombs, David 1832
Paper
20 x 24 in.
South Philadelphia. Stanley (Pemberton) St. between Plum (Monroe) and German (Fitzwater) streets, 3rd to 4th streets
Property owners, buildings in street line
090-x HP [No title. Centre Square, showing circular pathway around the square) Hains, Samuel (probably) 1820 ca.
Paper
18 x 24 in.
Philadelphia. Centre Square, intersection of Broad and Market Sts.
Curb elevations
090-y HP Race St. Wharf by F. Graff Sr. Dec'r. 21. 1827. Graff, Frederick, Sr. 1827
Paper
19 x 22 in.
Philadelphia. Race St. at the Delaware River.
Proposed alterations, including pebble paving and culverts for drainage, to keep the wharf clean
090-z HP Proposed alteration of grades bet. Del'r. 8th & Broad. 1816 Hains, Samuel (probably) 1816
Paper
30 x 22 in.
Philadelphia. Bounded by Cedar (South) St. to Walnut St., 8th to Broad Sts.
Shackhanson Creek. Plan has lettered features, but the key (which looks to have once been attached) is missing.
091-01 HP Plan for road from Main St. in Frankford to Bridesburg. [The road, Harrison Street, was confirmed in 1847.] Foulkrod, John (probably) 1845 ca.
Mounted
30 x 30 in.
1 inch = 200 feet
23rd Ward, road from Frankford to Bridesburg
Road petition, includes large sheaf of petition remonstrances etc.
091-01 HP documents [Petition, remonstrances, and depositions of 38 people regarding road described in 091-01_HP. Not all items scanned.] 1845 ca.
Paper
23rd Ward, road from Frankford to Bridesburg
Attachment
091-02 HP We Thomas Norton, Isaac W. Morris and William Penrose who have been chosen, nominated and appointed to make Partition and Division of those Messuages and Lots of Ground delineated in the above Plan or Draft late the Estate of Benjamin George Eyre deceased agreeable to his last will between Jacob Valentine and Elisabeth Ann his Wife and Samuel Robbins and Harriett his Wife the said Elizabeth Ann and Harriet being the two Daughters of the said Benjamin George Eyre deceased having carefully considered the situation of the Premises and the relative value of the Part thereof with another do part and divide the same in Way and manner set forth in the said Plan or Draft…Witness our Hands and Seals this Seventh Dan of the Fourth Month called April in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and nine 1809. [Signed] Thomas Norton, Isaac W. Morris, William Penrose. Norton, Thomas, et al. 1809
Mounted
20 x 16 in.
1 inch = 50 feet
Bounded by Beach St. to Delaware River, Maiden St. to unnamed street on south
Partition of estate of Benjamin George Eyre; property lines, building footprints
091-t HP Plan of Market Street located in the Borough of Germantown by order of Town Council July 1851 by Joseph King, Jr. [Attachment not scanned: three "exceptions" protesting the plan] King, Joseph, Jr. 1851
Paper
13 x 62 in.
1 inch = 250 feet
Germantown Borough. Market St. (Chelten Ave.) from Wistar St. to Wissahickon Ave.
Streets and property lines
091-u HP Diagram of the roads in the lower end of the Roxborough Township. The dotted road along the Wissahickon Creek is the one which is the subject of the remonstrance. Scale of twenty poles to the inch. Not named 1845
Paper
20 x 27 in.
1 inch = 20 poles
Roxborough Township. Bounded by Wissahickon Ave. to Ridge Ave., Lincoln Drive to Kitchen's Lane
Wissahickon, Paper Mill Run (Monoshone Creek), six bridges, mills, dwellings
091-v HP [No title. Prince St. [E. Girard Avenue], from Frankford Road to Hanover Street.] Not named 1816 ca.
paper
10 x 53 in.
Prince St. [E. Girard Ave.], from Frankford Rd. to Hanover St.
Tinted building footprints, property owners, building types, e.g. "house," shop, stable, frame.
091-w HP Plan shewing the direction of the Second Street Road if continued straight together with the Roads connected therewith. Foulkrod, John 1833
Paper
10 x 42 in.
Old Second Street, between Mascher and Calvert Sts.
Olney Road, Cayuga St., Wingohocking Creek, Thomas's Run, schoolhouse, Grubbtown Rd., "to Fox Chase," building footprints, creeks, property owners, building in right-of-way, bridge
091-x HP Report of Viewers to widen Broad [in] Moyamensing. Plan of Broad Street continued through Moyamensing and part of Passyunk Township of the same width as it is in the City chewing [sic: shewing] the adjacent lands through which it passes and the quantity of ground it takes off each owners front. [June 6, 1835] Rickey, Randall H. 1835
Paper
9 x 53 in.
Broad Street. From Washington Ave. to Passyunk Ave.
Property owners, color coding of widening, dollars for damages, one building footprint
091-y HP Eleventh Street, Poplar Street to old Master Fox, Joseph 1841
Mounted
28 x 8 in.
11th Street, from Poplar to Master Sts.
Property lines and ownership; attachment extending map
091-z HP Plan of Poplar Street from the Ridge Road to the Pennsylvania Rail Road Fox, Joseph 1833
Paper
13 x 24 in.
Poplar St., between Broad and 18th Sts.
Property ownership
092-01 HP Myrtle Street extension, West Philadelphia. Smedley, Samuel L., possibly 1870 ca.
Mounted
26 x 33 in.
West Philadelphia, Myrtle St. between Lancaster Ave. and the Pennsylvania Railroad.
Very limited delineation, plan seems unfinished
092-w HP Plan of Rittenhouse Square. Not named 1840 ca.
Paper
36 x 41 in.
Philadelphia. Rittenhouse Square
Delineates walkways on the perimeter, probably from when they were first constructed.
092-x HP [Handwritten title on reverse: "Streets near Manaiunk [Schuylkill] Bridge" Not named 1805 ca.
Paper
23 x 23 in.
Philadelphia. Chestnut to Filbert Sts., Manaiunk (Schuylkill) Front St. (now 22nd St.) to "Maniaunk or Schuylkill" River
Bason (Basin) of the Schuylkill Pumping Station at the foot of Chestnut Street; this drew water from the Schuylkill and delivered it to a second pumping station at Centre Square
092-y HP [Title on reverse: "Iron railings Public Squares Old City." Railings in Penn, or Centre Square] Not named 1852
Paper
Philadelphia, Penn (or Centre) Square
Walkways and railings in Penn (Centre) Square
092-y HP reverse [Title on reverse: "Iron railings Public Squares Old City." Cartway entrances into Penn, or Centre Square] Not named 1852
Paper
Philadelphia, Penn (or Centre) Square
Cartway entrances to Penn (Centre) Square
092-z HP [No title. Part of original city of Philadelphia. May be an early draft of 006-01_HP] Howell, Reading, probably 1809 ca.
Paper
42 x 28 in.
Philadelphia. 22nd St. (Schuylkill Front St.) to 4th St., South (Cedar) St. to Vine St.
Streams penciled in, curb elevations
092-z HP reverse [No title. Draft plan of city. Note reads: "Old plan of the city of little value." ] Not named 1800 ca.
Paper
Philadelphia
Sewers, drainage areas
094-x HP [No title. Turntable, engine house and workshop of Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore Railroad, West Philadelphia] Not named 1860 ca.
Paper
17 x 45 in.
West Philadelphia, Railroad. Turn-table of the Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore, West Philadelphia side of the Gray's Ferry Bridge.
Turntable, engine house, and workshop
094-y HP [No title. Philadelphia, Wilmington and Baltimore Railroad through property of James Bartram and M. Newkirk. On reverse: "James Bartram No. 1"] Not named 1855 ca.
Paper
18 x 17 in.
West Philadelphia. Railroad near Gray's Ferry.
Railroad, engine house, property lines and owners, roads
094-z HP Property of the Trenton Railroad Company within the pink colored lines. Moore, Benjamin 1852
Paper
13 x 14 in.
Railroad property near Front and Cherry Sts.
Car house, office and shed, property lines
095-01 HP We hereby certify that the above plan for the numbering of houses in the City of Philadelphia and adjoining Districts was prepared by us in conformity with a resolution of the City Councils passed March 1st, 1838. Samuel Hains, City Surveyor. Philip M. Price, Surveyor, District of Spring Garden. Hains, Samuel; Price, Philip M. 1838 ca.
Mounted
52 x 39 in.
1 inch = 500 feet
Philadelphia and adjoining municipalities.
Girard College, Market St. Canal, Fairmount, Cohocksink Creek, house numbers at block ends, drainage areas and sewers, detailed wharf line. Sewer lines and colored drainage areas were likely added later but probably before 1854.
096-22 HP Plan of Gerritt St. from Twentieth to Twenty-first Sts. [Ordinance Dec. 31, 1881; confirmed June 5, 1882] Cranmer, William C. 1882
Paper
15 x 9 in.
South Philadelphia. Gerritt Street
Curb elevations
096-23 HP Plan of Wilder St. from Twentieth to Twenty-first Sts. [Ordinance Dec. 31, 1881; confirmed June 5, 1882] Cranmer, William C. 1882
Paper
15 x 9 in.
South Philadelphia. Wilder Street
Curb elevations
096-24 HP Plan of Hillary St. from Wharton to Reed Sts. [Ordinance Dec. 31, 1881; confirmed June 5, 1882] Cranmer, William C. 1882
Paper
15 x 9 in.
South Philadelphia. Wharton Street
Curb elevations
096-25 HP Plan of lines and grade, Mole Street, Dickinson St. to Tasker St. [Ordinance March 17, 1884; confirmed Aug. 4, 1884] Daly, Thomas 1884
Paper
11 x 9 in.
South Philadelphia. Mole Street
Curb elevations
096-26 HP [Handwritten title on reverse: "Bancroft and Chadwick Sts., Dickinson to Tasker St. Ordinance June 29, 1883; confirmed August 4, 1884] Daly, Thomas 1884
Paper
17 x 16 in.
South Philadelphia. Bancroft Street and Chadwick Street
Curb elevations
096-27 HP Plan of lines and grade [of] Hicks Street, Reed Street to Tasker St. [On reverse: ordinance March 17, 1884; confirmed Aug. 4, 1884] Daly, Thomas 1884
Paper
17 x 9 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
096-28 HP Plan of lines and grade [of] Tiernan St, Reed St. to Tasker St. [On reverse: ordinance March 17, 1884; confirmed Aug. 4, 1884] Daly, Thomas 1884
Paper
18 x 8 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
096-29 HP Plan of Lambert, Sober and Woodstock Street from Dickinson to Tasker Street. [Ordinance June 22, 1885; confirmed Oct. 19, 1885 Not named 1885
Paper
17 x 12 in.
South Philadelphia. Lambert, Sober and Woodstock Streets
Curb elevations
096-29 HP tracing Plan of Lambert, Sober and Woodstock Street from Dickinson to Tasker Street. [Ordinance June 22, 1885; confirmed Oct. 19, 1885 Not named 1885
Tracing
17 x 12 in.
South Philadelphia. Lambert, Sober and Woodstock Streets
Curb elevations
096-30 HP Plan of Wilder St. from 19th to Twentieth St. [Ordinance Nov. 11, 1885; confirmed April 17, 1886] Daly, Thomas 1886
Paper
9 x 15 in.
South Philadelphia. Wilder Street
Curb elevations
096-31 HP Plan of Manton St. from Long Lane to 21st St. [Ordinance Nov. 11, 1885; confirmed April 19, 1886] Daly, Thomas 1886
Paper
10 x 16 in.
South Philadelphia. Manton Street
Curb elevations
096-32 HP Plan of Ward and Dorrance St. from Wharton St. to Lawrence Ave. [Ordinance Nov. 11, 1885; confirmed April 19, 1886] Daly, Thomas 1886
Paper
15 x 9 in.
South Philadelphia. Ward and Dorrance Streets
Curb elevations
096-33 HP Plan of Opal and Garnet Sts. from Dickinson to Tasker [Ordinance Nov. 11, 1885; confirmed April 19, 1886] Daly, Thomas 1886
Paper
13 x 16 in.
South Philadelphia. Opal and Garnet Streets
Curb elevations
096-34 HP Plan of Cross Street in the 26th Ward. [Ordinance June 23, 1891; confirmed Sept. 21, 1891] Daly, Thomas 1891
Paper
17 x 12 in.
South Philadelphia. Cross Street
Curb elevations
096-35 HP tracing Plan showing the revision of lines and grades, in the Twenty-sixth Ward, Philadelphia [Ordinances 1866 and 1877; with late additions confirmed 1894 to 1899] Webster, George S. 1896
Tracing
28 x 51 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
South Philadelphia. 26th Ward. Bounded by Ellsworth to Tasker Sts., Broad to 22nd Sts.
Long Lane (Point Breeze Ave.) and other old roads, red ink annotations, curb elevations
096-39 HP Plan of triangular piece of ground at the intersection of 21s & Point Breeze Ave, 36th Ward. [Ordinance July 9, 1897; confirmed Dec. 6, 1897] Daly, Thomas 1897
Mounted
14 x 17 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
096-40 HP Plan for placing on the City Plan Chadwick St. from Wharton to Reed St., 26th Ward, Philada. [Ordinance July 9, 1897; confirmed Dec. 6, 1897] Daly, Thomas 1897
Mounted
9 x 16 in.
South Philadelphia. Chadwick Street
Curb elevations
096-41 HP Plan for placing on the City Plan Annin St., 20th to 21st Sts., 36th Ward. [Ordinance Dec. 8. 1897; survey returned Dec. 18, 1897; confirmed April 4, 1898] Daly, Thomas 1897
Mounted
9 x 17 in.
South Philadelphia. Annin Street
Curb elevations
096-43 HP tracing Plan 96 showing revision of lines and grades, in the 26th and 36th Wards, Philadelphia [Ordinance June 28, 1899; confirmed March 19, 1900] Daly, Thomas 1896
Tracing
30 x 51 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
South Philadelphia.. Bounded by Ellsworth to Tasker Sts., Broad to 22nd Sts.
Curb elevations
097-53 MTD Plan for striking from City Plan and vacating Schuylkill Avenue from Christian St. to Peltz St., 30th Ward, Philada. [Ordinance Jan. 23, 1902; confirmed May 5, 1902] Nobré, John M. 1902
Mounted
17 x 30 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
South Philadelphia. Bounded by Schuylkill River, Christian St., Grays Ferry Ave., and Peltz St.
Curb elevations, railroad, vacated street
098 MTD Plan of the revision of the Sixth Division of the survey and regulation of the late District of West Philadelphia [Act of Assembly May 1, 1852; resolution, Board of Commissioners, West Philadelphia, Oct. 13, 1852; revision authorized by resolution of Councils, date not given; confirmed March 1, 1875] Hancock, George W. 1875
Mounted
30 x 53 in.
West Philadelphia District, 6th Division. Bounded by Haverford and Lancaster Aves., 38th St., Market St. and 45th St.
Topography, Mill Creek and pond shown on grounds of Pennsylvania Hospital for the Insane, 42nd to 45th Sts.
099-04 HP [No title. Parade ground at 11th and Wharton] Daly, Thomas; Dye, John H. draftsman 1859
Mounted
27 x 23 in.
1 inch = 50 feet
South Philadelphia, parade ground, Federal to Reed Sts., 11th to 13th Sts.
Parade Ground, property owners, pencil sketch of elevation of grandstand
099-05 HP Plan of the revision of grades on Swanson Street. Young, Alfred 1861
Mounted
20 x 36 in.
1 inch = 30 feet
South Philadelphia. Swanson St., Christian St. to Washington Ave.
Profile of grade
099-06 HP Plan showing a proposed line for a railroad. Daly, Thomas 1865
Mounted
11 x 28 in.
South Philadelphia. Bounded by 25th to 29th Sts., Bigler to Pollock Sts.
Girard property, Union Land, property owners
099-07 HP Plan of survey and grade regulation on Long Lane from Federal to Mifflin St. Daly, Thomas 1870
Mounted
14 x 43 in.
South Philadelphia. Long Lane, Federal to Mifflin Sts.
Building footprint as benchmark
099-09 HP [No title. Placing Sanderson St., Harshaw St., and Birch St. on the City Plan. "All confirmed by Court Nov. 24th, 1869"] Not named 1869
Tracing
9 x 22 in.
South Philadelphia
Street lines
099-10 HP [No title. Placing Mount Holly St. and Bancroft St. on the City Plan. Confirmed by Court Nov. 29, 1869] Not named 1869.
Tracing
7 x 14 in.
South Philadelphia
Street lines
099-11 HP Plan exhibiting curb heights in part of the Twenty-sixth Ward in pursuance of a resolution of Councils approved April 18, 1864. [Approved by Board of Surveyors June 20, 1864; confirmed by Court May 15, 1871] Not named 1864
Mounted
25 x 30 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
South Philadelphia. South St. to Washington Ave., 22nd to Grays Ferry Ave.
Arsenal, asylum, benchmark buildings, sewers, railroad
099-12 HP Plan of the revision of Wharton St. between Broad and Twenty-Second Sts. under a resolution of Councils of December 9th, 1864. Philada. Dec. 22nd, 1864. [Approved Board of Surveyors February 6, 1871. Confirmed May 15, 1871.] Not named 1864
Mounted
47 x 7 in.
South Philadelphia. Wharton St.
Street lines, streams at street crossings, building footprints
099-21 HP Plan showing the revision of the footways and grades on Broad Street. [Resolution May 19, 1873; confirmed by Board of Surveyors April 19, 1875] Close, Charles S. 1875
Mounted
14 x 61 in.
South Philadelphia. Broad Street, McKean to Ellsworth Sts.
Street lines
099-x HP [No title. Plan placing Bounty St. on the City Plan. Confirmed by Court Nov. 24, 1869] Not named 1869
Tracing
9 x 10 in.
South Philadelphia
Street plan
100-01 HP Plan of the Fifth Division of the Kensington District, surveyed and returned April 5th AD 1836 by Benjn. Moore. Revised March 5th 1844 by Benjn. Moore Moore, Benjamin 1844
Mounted
29 x 50 in.
Kensington District, 5th Division. Bounded by Hancock St. to West (Belgrade) St., Oxford to Norris Sts.
Norris' Line, benchmark buildings, sewers, railroad, old roads

Identifer Preview Title Surveyor Date Media / Size / Scale Geographic Area / Map Features
100-01 HP attachment [Court confirmation of plan 100-01_HP] 1837
Paper
Kensington District, 5th Division. Bounded by Hancock to West (Belgrade) Sts., Oxford to Norris Sts.
Attachment
104-01 MTD Plan of the survey of Kingsessing Township. [Approved by the Board of Surveyors Dec. 3, 1855] Not named 1855
Mounted
47 x 60 in.
Southwest Philadelphia, Kingsessing Township
Streams, building footprints, beautiful north arrow. Street grid drawn out to edges of the township but probably only the streets in red existed when the map was made.
104-02 MTD Plan of a topographical survey with lines and grades of streets of that part of the 27th Ward, Phil'a. bounded by Elmwood and Laycock Ave's, 71st. and 74th. Streets [Ordinance July 18, 1890; survey returned Jan. 1891] Jones, William H. 1891
Mounted
57 x 36 in.
Southwest Philadelphia. Bounded by Elmwood to Laycock Aves., 71st to 74th Sts.
Topography, building footprints, old roads, streams
104-03 MTD Plan of a topographical survey of that portion of the Twenty seventh Ward Philadelphia bounded by 63rd and 71st Sts. Elmwood Ave. and the Chester Branch of the P&R R.R. establishing lines and grades thereon. [Ordinance Nov. 25, 1889; survey returned Dec. 1890; confirmed Nov. 2, 1891] Jones, William H. 1890
Mounted
43 x 54 in.
Southwest Philadelphia. Bounded by 63rd to 71st Sts., Elmwood Ave., and the Chester Branch of the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad
Topography, building footprints, old roads, streams, railroad
105-01 MTD Plan of the Seventh Division of the Survey and regulation of the late District of West Philadelphia. Made in conformity with an Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania passed the first day of May A.D. 1852, and agreeably to a resolution of the Board of Commissioners of the District of West Philadelphia passed October 13th, 1852. [Survey returned Dec. 3, 1855; confirmed by Court, July 12, 1856] Fox, Joseph; Lightfoot, Francis 1855
Mounted
36 x 48 in.
West Philadelphia District, 7th Division. Bounded by Westminster Ave., 41st St., Myrtle (now Parrish) St., 36th St., Lexington or 43rd St., Bridge (now Spring Garden) St., and Haverford Ave.
Curb elevations, alternative street grid shown with dotted lines.
105-03 MTD Plan of the revision of grades on Forty-third Street between Haverford Street and Lancaster Avenue. [Resolution date not noted; confirmed Feb. 19, 1872] Smedley, Samuel L. 1872
Mounted
14 x 31 in.
West Philadelphia. 44th St.
Curb elevations
106-01 MTD tracing Plan of the Eighth Division of the survey and regulation of the late District of West Philadelphia. Made in conformity with an Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania passed the first day of May A.D. 1852, and agreeably to a Resolution of the Board of Commissioners of the District of West Philadelphia passed October 13th, 1852. [Survey returned Dec. 3, 1855; confirmed by Court, July 12, 1856] Fox, Joseph; Lightfoot, Francis 1855
Tracing
33 x 50 in.
West Philadelphia District, 8th Division. Bounded roughly by Myrtle (now Parrish) St., Schuylkill River, Girard Avenue and 41st St.
Sweet Briar Creek, Pennsylvania Railroad
106-02 MTD Plan of the revision of the street and curb lines of Girard Avenue between Lancaster Avenue & the Schuylkill River. Directed by a resolution of City Councils approved November 15th, 1873 [and Dec. 13, 1873]. [Survey returned Feb. 8, 1873] Hancock, George W. 1873
Mounted
15 x 78 in.
West Philadelphia. Girard Avenue, Lancaster Ave. to Schuylkill River
Pennsylvania Railroad, curb elevations. Stamped on reverse: "106-2, 105, 191, 266", indicating the other City Plan areas also covered by this plan.
106-03 MTD Plan of the Eighth Division of the survey and regulation of the late District of West Philadelphia, revised in conformity with a resolution of the Select and Common Councils of the City of Phila approved Dec. 13, 1875 [Survey returned Dec. 31, 1874; confirmed April 17, 1876] Hancock, George W. 1876
Mounted
30 x 30 in.
West Philadelphia, 8th Division. Bounded roughly by Girard Ave. to Pennsylvania Railraod, 38th to 41st Sts.
Curb elevations, stream, Pennsylvania Railroad
106-03 MTD tracing Plan of the revision of the Eighth Division of the survey and regulation of the late District of West Philadelphia revised in conformity with a resolution of the Select and Common Councils of the City of Phila. approved July 1st A.D. 1875. [Survey returned Dec. 31, 1874; confirmed April 17, 1876] Hancock, George W. 1874
Tracing
30 x 30 in.
West Philadelphia, 8th Division. Bounded roughly by Girard Ave. to Pennsylvania Railraod, 38th to 41st Sts.
Curb elevations, stream, Pennsylvania Railroad
106-08 MTD Plan for striking from the City Plan and vacation Poplar Street from west side of Junction Railroad to 37th Street and 37th Street from south side of Poplar Street to Girard Avenue and to place on City Plan in lieu thereof Zoological Street from 37th Street to Girard Avenue, authorized by ordinance of Councils approved March 9th, 1903, and to place on City Plan Zoological Street 30 feet wide from 34th Street Bridge to the southerly side of the Connecting Railroad [Ordinances April 2, 1898 and March 31, 1903; confirmed January 4, 1904] Johnson, Joseph 1903
Mounted
25 x 37 in.
West Philadelphia
Curb elevations, Media Line of Junction Railroad
106-09.5 CP Plan of the revision of the Eighth Division of the survey and regulation of the late District of West Philadelphia revised in conformity with a resolution of the Select and Common Councils of the City of Phila. approved July 1st A.D. 1875. [Survey returned Dec. 31, 1874; confirmed April 17, 1876; revised to 1931] Hancock, George W. 1876
Tracing
29 x 33 in.
West Philadelphia. Bounded by Girard Ave., Junction Railroad, Penngrove Ave., and 41st St.
Curb elevations
106-09 MTD Plan for placing on City Plan Union Street of the width of 40 feet from Girard Ave. to Cambridge St. [Ordinance Jan. 15, 1906; confirmed April 2, 1906] Johnson, Joseph 1906
Mounted
Union Street. Bounded by Girard Ave. to Cambridge St., 39th to 40th Sts.
Curb elevations
107-01 MTD Plan of the Lancaster Turnpike and the different properties on each side thereof, from Westminster Avenue to the County Line Road, Philadelphia. Surveyed Sept. 1854 by R. J. Frailey, surveyor. Frailey, R. J. 1854
Mounted
29 x 55 in.
West Philadelphia. Lancaster Turnpike, from Westminster Ave. to the City line.
Mill Creek, mill dam (or pond), railroad bridge
107-02 29.5 MTD Plan of the Ninth Division of the survey and regulation of the late District of West Philadelphia. Made in conformity with an Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania passed the first day of May A.D. 1852 and agreeably to a resolution of the Board of Commissioners of the District of West Philadelphia passed October 13th A.D. 1852. [Revised to 1931] Fox, Joseph; Lightfoot, Francis 1855
Tracing
38 x 53 in.
West Philadelphia District, 9th Division. Bounded roughly by Mill Creek, Haverford Ave., Lexington or 43rd St., Wyalusing Ave., and 51st St.
Mill Creek, curb elevations. This copy revised to 1931.
107-02 MTD Plan of the Ninth Division of the survey and regulation of the late District of West Philadelphia. Made in conformity with an Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania passed the first day of May A.D. 1852, and agreeably to a resolution of the Board of Commissioners of the District of West Philadelphia passed October 13th, 1852 Fox, Joseph; Lightfoot, Francis 1855
Mounted
38 x 47 in.
West Philadelphia District, 9th Division. Bounded roughly by Mill Creek, Haverford Ave., Lexington or 43rd St., Wyalusing Ave., and 51st St.
Mill Creek, sewers
107-02 MTD tracing Plan of the Ninth Division of the survey and regulation of the late District of West Philadelphia. Made in conformity with an Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania passed the first day of May A.D. 1852, and agreeably to a resolution of the Board of Commissioners of the District of West Philadelphia passed October 13th, 1852 Fox, Joseph; Lightfoot, Francis 1855
Tracing
38 x 47 in.
West Philadelphia District, 9th Division. Bounded roughly by Mill Creek, Haverford Ave., Lexington or 43rd St., Wyalusing Ave., and 51st St.
Mill Creek, sewers, Table of Level Benches
107-03 MTD Plan of the revision of the Ninth Division the survey & regulation of the District of West Philadelphia [Resolution March 28, 1874; various confirmations 1876 to 1896] Hancock, George W. 1874
Mounted
38 x 48 in.
West Philadelphia District, 9th Division. Bounded roughly by Wyalusing Ave. to Haverford Ave., 43rd to 52nd St.
Topography, Mill Creek and tributary streams, building footprints, later streets added in red
107-03-6-13 MTD tracing C.P. 107. Plan of the revision of the Ninth Division of the survey and regulation of the District of West Philadelphia Hancock, George W. 1874
Tracing
38 x 50 in.
West Philadelphia District, 9th Division. Bounded roughly by Wyalusing Ave. to Haverford Ave., 43rd to 52nd Sts.
Curb elevations, newer streets added
108-01 HP [No title. Delaware River front, from the river to Front Street, South St. to Vine St.] Hains, Samuel 1820 ca.
Mounted
14 x 74 in.
Delaware River front. Vine to South Sts., Front St. to Delaware River
Island and sandbar, wharf dimensions, building outlines
109-01 MTD Plan of the Fifth Division of the survey and regulation of the late District of West Philadelphia. Made in conformity with an Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania passed the first day of May A.D. 1852, and agreeably to a resolution of the Board of Commissioners of the District of West Philadelphia passed October 13th, 1852. [Survey returned Feb. 20, 1855; confirmed by Court Dec. 8, 1858] Fox, Joseph; Lightfoot, Francis; [?], Joseph 1855
Mounted
40 x 46 in.
West Philadelphia District, 5th Division. Bounded by Schuylkill River, Spring Garden St. and 36th St.
Building footprints, Schuylkill River, Fairmount Water Works, ice houses along Iceland Street
109-04 MTD Plan of the revision of the Fifth Section of the survey and regulation of the late District of West Philadelphia. Revision directed by a resolution of the Select and Common Councils of the City of Philadelphia approved March the twenty-second 1880 [Confirmed Sept. 6, 1880] Not named 1880
Mounted
29 x 37 in.
West Philadelphia District, 5th Section. Bounded by Spring Garden St., 36th St., "original line of Pennsylvania Railroad," and Schuylkill River
Topography on part of plan, perhaps relating to railroad, "original centre line of the Pennsylvania Rail Road," building footprints
110-01 HP Plan of the First, Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth and Seventh Divisions of the survey and regulation of the District of Spring Garden as revised in pursuance of an Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania passed the twenty-fifth day of February One thousand eight hundred and thirty three with the Pennsylvania Avenue as laid out by authority of an Act of the General Assembly passed April the eighth, One thousand eight hundred and thirty three. Surveyed and reported September 2nd 1833 by Joseph Fox, Philip M. Price Fox, Joseph; Price, Philip M. 1833
Mounted
26 x 78 in.
1 inch = 125 feet
Spring Garden District, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th Divisions. Bounded by 6th St. to Schuylkill River, Vine St. to Coates St.
Pegg's Run, sewers
110-01 HP attachment [Court confirmation of Plan 110-1_HP] Not named 1835
Tracing
Spring Garden District, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th Divisions. Bounded by 6th St. to Schuylkill River, Vine St. to Coates St.
Attachment
111-01 HP Plan of the regulation of City Avenue from the River Schuylkill to Lancaster Avenue, made in conformity with a resolution of Councils approved May 4th 1857. [Survey returned Dec. 6, 1858; not confirmed] Smedley, Samuel L. 1858
Mounted
35 x 61 in.
1 inch = 100 feet (profile: 1 inch = 40 feet)
West Philadelphia. City Avenue, Schuylkill River to Lancaster Ave.
Mill Creek, Reading Railroad along river's edge, profile of grade, streams, station footprints, bridge (and elevation in profile), old road crossings
111-02 HP Draft of the State Road commencing in Belmont Avenue in the 24th Ward in the City of Philadelphia and terminating in the Spring-Mill Road at its intersection with the Conshohocken Road in Lower Merion Township. [Attached report, filed 1855, lists G. M. Eakin and E. W. Beans as "commissioners and surveyors".] Eakin, G. M. and Beans, E. W 1855
Mounted
14 x 101 in.
1 inch = c. 200 feet
West Philadelphia and Lower Merion Township. Conshohocken State Road, Belmont Ave. to Spring Mill Rd.
Rock Run, vacated railroad (inclined plane?), some buildings, streams, adjacent property owners, woodland, cleared, improved land, underwood or brushwood.
111-02 HP attachment [Report of the commissioners appointed to ascertain the boundary between Philadelphia and Montgomery Counties from the Schuylkill River to Cobbs Creek, and to lay out City Avenue] Eakin, G. M. and Beans, E. W 1855
Paper
West Philadelphia and Lower Merion Township. Conshohocken State Road, Belmont Ave. to Spring Mill Rd.
Attachment
111-03 HP Plan of the boundary line between the city of Philadelphia and Montgomery County and also of the City Avenue, along said boundary line, as directed to be laid out by an Act of the Legislature, dated April 21, 1855 [Other supplementary laws added in pencil. Approved by Board of Surveyors June 2, 1856; confirmed by Court of Quarter Sessions of Montgomery County March 19, 1857] Not named 1856
Mounted
14 x 102 in.
1 inch = 300 feet
City Avenue, Schuylkill River to Cobbs Creek
George's Creek, Indian Creek, Mill Creek, Columbia Railroad, Reading Railroad, Blackhorse Tavern, County Line Inn, Montgomery/Delaware County cornerstone, bridges, property owners, buildings with orchard, garden layouts, woodlands, trees
111-x HP [No title. City Avenue crossing the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad, west bank of Schuylkill River] Not named 1889
Blueprint
13 x 18 in.
Philadelphia and Reading Railroad and City Avenue, west side of Schuylkill River
Railroad, bridges
111-y HP [No title. City Avenue crossing the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad, west bank of Schuylkill River] Johnson, Joseph 1893 ca.
Tracing
11 x 19 in.
Philadelphia and Reading Railroad and City Avenue, west side of Schuylkill River
Railroad, bridges
111-z HP [No title. City Avenue crossing the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad, west bank of Schuylkill River, with profile of City Avenue] Johnson, Joseph (probably) 1893 ca.
Tracing
19 x 28 in.
Philadelphia and Reading Railroad and City Avenue, west side of Schuylkill River
Railroad, bridges
113-01 HP Plan exhibiting the wharves &c. along the Delaware River from Catherine Street to the Point-House; also, the depth of water from soundings on the ice in the winters of 1855 and 1856, by Charles S. Close. Close, Charles S. 1856
Mounted
49 x 85 in.
1 inch = 200 feet
Delaware River front, South Philadelphia, wharves, South St. to Pollock St., and across to New Jersey shore
Old Swede's Church, Greenwich Point house, unfinished Schuylkill and Delaware Canal, below Moore St., Kaighn's Point, factories at Gloucester, Fish House in N.J., buildings at Front and Mifflin Sts., soundings in river, river banks and low water line, wharves
114-u HP Plan of soundings of Delaware River, taken April 1856 for Spencer Bonsall, City Surveyor of 3rd District, by D. H. Shedaker. [Additional soundings shown from 1819 and 1836] [Attachment not scanned: detailed tracing of city pier, 1857] Shedaker, David Hudson 1856
Mounted
48 x 115 in.
1 inch = 40 feet
Delaware River front, Chestnut St. to Catherine St.
Windmill Island, Point Airy, wharves with owners, soundings, wharf line, low water mark, canal on Windmill Island
114-v HP Plan of Windmill Island in the Delaware River belonging to Tatham & Bros. Surveyed April 1866. Average low water of south part of island taken July 1865. By D. Hudson Shedaker. Shedaker, David Hudson 1866
Tracing
18 x 42 in.
1 inch = 80 feet
Delaware River, Windmill Island
Smith Island, canal used by Camden and Philadelphia Steamboat Ferry Co., low water mark
114-w HP [No title. Windmill and Smith Islands] Not named 1870 ca.
Tracing
13 x 29 in.
1 inch = 150 feet
Delaware River, Windmill and Smith Islands
Lines of Spruce St. and Chestnut St. projected through the islands
114-x HP [No title. Pencil sketch of part of Windmill and Smith Islands] Not named 1869 ca.
Paper
9 x 14 in.
Delaware River, Windmill and Smith Islands
Property owners, lines of Walnut St. and Chestnut St. projected through the islands.
114-y HP Windmill Island Not named 1885
Paper
8 x 13 in.
Delaware River, Windmill Island
Pencil sketch with dates of property ownership, patents. Lines of Spruce, Pine and South Sts. projected through the island.
114-z HP Plan of lots on Windmill Island in the River Delaware opposite the City of Philadelphia Decr. 1870. For sale by Tatham Brothers, No. 226 Sth. 5th Str. the Duval Steam Lith. Co. Philadelphia Not named 1870
Paper
12 x 36 in.
1 inch = 80 feet
Delaware River, Windmill Island
Point Airy, Western Channel, Eastern Channel, distances to Walnut Street and South Street wharves, island divided into lots
115-x HP [No title. Soundings and wharf line in Delaware River front, Maiden St. to Juniata St. This plan is contiguous with 115-y_HP] Davis, James P. 1856
Mounted
46 x 79 in.
Delaware River front, Richmond St. and Queen St. Juniata St. to Maiden St.
Petty's Island, Aramingo Canal, soundings, wharves and wharf lines, including unnamed Richmond coal wharves, building footprints on Petty's Island
115-y HP Wharf line from Chestnut St. to Maiden St. [Title in pencil. This plan is contiguous with 115-x_HP.] Davis, James P. (probably) 1856
Mounted
27 x 30 in.
3/8 inch = 100 feet
Delaware River front, Maiden St. to Chestnut St., and across to New Jersey shore
Windmill or Smith Island, Cohocksink Canal, Cooper's Point, wharf line, soundings, wharves
115-z HP Map of Petty's or Treaty Island in Stockton Township, Camden Co. N.J. showing the exterior wharf line established by the Riparian Commissioners of the State of New Jersey, 1875. R. C. Bacot, Chief Engineer, Jacob H. Yocum, Jr., Assistant Engr. Bacot, R. C., and Yocum, Jacob H., Jr. 1875
Tracing
37 x 56 in.
1 inch = 250 feet
Delaware River front, Petty's Island, and across to New Jersey shore
City of Camden, Aramingo Canal, Port Richmond coal wharves, Cooper's Creek, water works on New Jersey side, wharf lines, soundings, property owners on island with paths or dikes around parcels, low water line around island
116 HP Plan of Delaware River from the mouth of Frankford Creek to the line dividing the 19th from the 23rd Ward of the City of Philadelphia showing the depth of the soundings of the river from the foot of the several streets opened and proposed to be hereafter opened to the river Delaware...Isaac Shallcross, Surveyor, 10th District Shallcross, Isaac 1856
Mounted
37 x 43 in.
1 inch = 200 feet
Delaware River front, Frankford Creek mouth to Luzerne St., and across to New Jersey shore
Pennsauken Creek, Frankford Creek, Lennig's Laboratory, soundings, wharf lines, low water lines, original shoreline, bearings from ends of Bridge Street and Kirkbride Street across river to different points on New Jersey side
117-y HP Plan of Delaware River fronting on the City of Philadelphia from the mouth of Frankford to Poquestion [Poquessing] Creek. Surveyed by Isaac Shallcross, 1856. Shallcross, Isaac 1856
Mounted
35 x 112 in.
1 inch = 270 feet
Delaware River front, Frankford Creek to Poquessing Creek and across to New Jersey shore
Numerous creeks in Philadelphia and New Jersey, Riverton wharf, car house of Trenton Railroad, Hawk Island, bank meadow, spatterdock, trees and bushes, flats, building footprints, property owners, soundings, river channel
117-z HP [No title. Survey of Tulip Street] Webster, George S. 1887
Mounted
20 x 94 in.
1 inch = 200 feet
Tulip Street between Washington St. and Convent Ave.; plan mostly blank.
Mentions both US and city standard; very little detail
118-01 MTD Plan of the revision of the survey and regulation of the First Section of the Seventh Survey District, Twentieth Ward, Philadelphia. Haines, Henry 1856
Mounted
35 x 24 in.
20th Ward, 7th Survey District, 1st Section. Bounded by Montgomery to Susquehanna Aves., 6th to 11th Sts.
Curb elevations, railroad, stream added in pencil
118-02 MTD Plan of the revision of grades in a part of the First Section of the 20th Ward. Albertson, William 1866
Mounted
24 x 12 in.
Bounded by 9th to 11th Sts., Susquehanna Ave. to Berks St.
Curb elevations, Philadelphia, Germantown and Norristown Railroad
118-03 MTD Plan of the revision of grades in a part of the 20th Ward. [Confirmed April 15, 1872] Not named 1872
Mounted
17 x 27 in.
Bounded by 10th to Franklin Sts., Dauphin to Berks Sts.
Curb elevations, Philadelphia, Germantown and Norristown Railroad
118-05 119-05 MTD tracing Plan of the revision of lines and grades in the First Section, Seventh Survey District, Philadelphia. [Ordinance Dec. 31, 1875; confirmed July 17, 1876] Not named 1876
Tracing
25 x 38 in.
20th Ward, 7th Survey District, 1st Section. Bounded by Susquehanna to Columbia Aves., 6th to 11th Sts.
Curb elevations, Philadelphia, Germantown and Norristown Railroad
118-12 MTD Plan of the revision of lines and grades of streets on a portion of City Plan No. 188 crossing or adjacent to the Phila. Germantown and Norristown R.R. between Montgomery St. and Susquehanna Ave. [Ordinance Oct. 13, 1906, related to grade crossing abolishment; confirmed May 13, 1907] Carlile, William K. 1906
Mounted
33 x 16 in.
Bounded by Montgomery St. to Susquehanna Ave., 8th to 11th Sts.
Curb elevations, Philadelphia, Germantown and Norristown Railroad
119-01 MTD Plan of revision of the survey and regulation of the Second Section of the Seventh Survey District, Twentieth Ward, City of Philadelphia. Haines, Henry 1856
Mounted
53 x 41 in.
20th Ward, 7th Survey District, 2nd Section. Bounded by Montgomery Ave. to Poplar St., 6th to Broad Sts.
Curb elevations
119-02 MTD [Handwritten title block: "See: ordinance entitled an ordinance to fix and establish the grade of Columbia Avenue and Oxford Street, between Eighth and Eleventh Streets in the Twentieth Ward. Approved March 27th, 1855." Survey returned March 19, 1855. On reverse: "Filed June 3, 1858. Philip H. Lutts, Dep. Clerk"] Haines, Henry 1855
Mounted
24 x 18 in.
1 inch = 80 feet
Bounded by Montgomery St. to Jefferson St., 8th to 11th Sts.
Curb elevations, railroad
119-10 MTD Plan of Ontario Park [Ordinance June 22, 1892; confirmed Oct. 3, 1892] Carlile, William K. 1892
Mounted
25 x 20 in.
Bounded by Ontario St., Thompson St., 13th St. and Stiles St.
Curb elevations
119-19 MTD Plan for placing on City Plan Wendle St. from Cambridge St. south 322 ft. 20th Ward. April 17, 1905 Carlile, William K. 1905
Mounted
31 x 10 in.
Wendle St. at Cambridge St.
Curb elevations
119-20 MTD Plan for placing on City Plan Cambridge St., Marshall St. west to dead end. 20th Ward. April 17, 1905 Carlile, William K. 1905
Mounted
40 x 10 in.
Cambridge and Marshall Sts.
Curb elevations
119-21 MTD Plan for placing on City Plan George St. from 7th St. west 108 ft. 20th Ward. April 17, 1905. Carlile, William K. 1905
Mounted
38 x 10 in.
George St. at 7th St.
Curb elevations
119-22 MTD Plan of the revision of lines and grades of streets on a portion of City Plan No. 119 crossing or adjacent to the Phila. Germantown and Norristown R.R. between Poplar St. and Montgomery St. [Ordinance Oct. 13, 1906, related to grade crossing abolishment; confirmed May 13, 1907.] Carlile, William K. 1907
Mounted
50 x 12 in.
Bounded by Montgomery Ave. to Poplar St., 8th to 10th Sts.
Curb elevations
120 MTD Plan of the revision of the survey and regulation of the Third Section of the Seventh Survey District, Twentieth Ward, Philadelphia. Haines, Henry 1856
Mounted
51 x 46 in.
20th Ward, 7th Survey District, 3rd Section. Bounded by Montgomery Ave. to Poplar St., Broad to 23rd Sts.
Curb elevations
120 MTD attachment [No title. Ingersoll Street, confirmed Nov. 24, 1869] Not named 1867
Tracing
9 x 9 in.
Bounded by Master to Thompson Sts., 17th to 18th Sts.
Attachment
120-03 MTD Plan of the lines and grades of Twentieth St. from Girard to South College Aves. June 6th, 1892. [Ordinance March 15, 1892; conf. Sept. 26, 1892] Carlile, William K. 1892
Mounted
21 x 14 in.
20th St. near Girard Ave.
Street lines, buildings in street
120-04 MTD Plan for placing on City Plan. Harper St., 19th St. to 20th St. 29th Ward. April 17, 1905. [Ordinance Feb. 13,1905 and March 30, 1906; confirmed July 2, 1906] Carlile, William K. 1906
Mounted
16 x 15 in.
Harper St. at 19th St.
Curb elevations
120-05 MTD Plan of lines and grades of Henrietta Street, 21st St. to North College Ave. 29th Ward. [Ordinance March 30, 1894; confirmed June 4, 1894] Carlile, William K. 1894
Mounted
19 x 19 in.
Henrietta St. at 21st St.
Curb elevations
120-06 MTD Plan for placing on City Plan Carlisle St. from Montgomery St. southward. 29th Ward. [Ordinance Nov. 15, 1909; confirmed March 7, 1910] Carlile, William K. 1910
Mounted
18 x 10 in.
Carlisle St. at Montgomery St.
Curb elevations
120-07 MTD Plan for placing on City Plan Flora St. from Carlisle St. to 15th St.. 29th Ward. April 17, 1905. [Ordinance Feb. 13, 1905; confirmed July 3, 1905] Carlile, William K. 1905
Mounted
18 x 9 in.
Carlisle St. at 15th St.
Curb elevations
120-08 MTD Plan for changing the width of 20th St., South College Ave. to Girard Ave. 29th Ward. May 28th, 1894. [Ordinance April 4, 1894; confirmed June 4, 1894] Carlile, William K. 1894
Mounted
15 x 10 in.
20th St. at Girard Ave.
Curb elevations
120-09 MTD Plan of the lines and grades of Harlan Street, from Eighteenth to Nineteenth Streets, in the City of Philadelphia. [Ordinance July 24, 1889; confirmed Feb. 3, 1890] Albertson, William 1890
Mounted
11 x 10 in.
Harlan St. at 18th St.
Curb elevations
121-03 MTD tracing Plan of the revision of the lines and grades in the Fourth Section, Seventh Survey District, Philadelphia. [Ordinance Dec. 31, 1875; confirmed Dec. 4, 1876. Tracing made in 1934] Not named 1876
Tracing
50 x 54 in.
7th Survey District, 4th Section. Bounded by Montgomery Ave., Ridge Ave., 23rd St., Poplar St., Pennsylvania Ave. and 33rd St.
Curb elevations, stream
121-04 MTD Plan of the revision of grades in a part of the Twenty-ninth Ward Philadelphia. [In pencil, not legible in scan: "Res. [Resolution] Feb. 2, 1872." Original elevations, in pencil, also not legible on scan.] Not named 1872
Mounted
33 x 51 in.
Bounded by Berks St., Ridge Ave., Master St. and 33rd St.
Curb elevations
121-46 MTD Plan of the revision of lines and grades of Oxford St. from 28th St. to Fairmount Park. [Ordinance March 18, 1891; confirmed July 6, 1891] Carlile, William K. 1891
Mounted
23 x 31 in.
Bounded by Columbia Ave. to Jefferson St., 28th to 33rd Sts.
Curb elevations, railroad
121-z CP Plan of the resurvey of lines and grades of City Plan No. 121, Philadelphia. [Ordinance May 25, 1904; confirmed Aug. 30. 1915] Carlile, William K. 1915
Tracing
29 x 42 in.
Bounded by Montgomery Ave. to Poplar St., 23rd St. to 33rd Street at Fairmount Park boundary
Curb elevations
122-01 HP Plan of revision of the survey and regulation of the Fifth Section of the Seventh Survey District, Twentieth Ward, City of Philadelphia [Ordinances May 25, 1857 and Oct. 26, 1858; approved by Board of Surveyors Nov. 16, 1857; confirmed by Court May 18, 1863] Haines, Henry 1857
Mounted
42 x 45 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
20th Ward, 7th Survey District, 5th Section. Triangular area bounded by Schuylkill River, 33rd St., and Montgomery Ave.
Bridge at Girard Avenue, curb elevations, railroad in middle of Pennsylvania Avenue to bridge at Columbia Avenue
122-02 HP Plan of the revision of grades of Girard Avenue from Twenty-eighth Street to the Schuylkill River [Ordinance May 25, 1857; approved by Board of Surveyors Nov. 16, 1857; confirmed by Court Dec. 8, 1858. Attachment: Copy of Section 2 of ordinance "for the construction of a bridge over the Reading Railroad approved May 25 A.D. 1857"] Kneass, Strickland 1857
Mounted
20 x 31 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Girard Ave., 28th St. to Schuylkill River
Bridge at Girard Avenue, stream penciled in, curb elevations, Attachment: Copy of ordinance ordering revision
122-03 HP Plan of the revision of grades and footways on Pennsylvania Avenue from Poplar Street to Columbia Avenue [Ordinance June 23, 1862; approved by Board of Surveyors Dec. 1, 1862 Haines, Henry 1862
Mounted
77 x 17 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Pennsylvania Avenue, Poplar St. to Columbia Ave., with surrounding streets to Schuylkill River
Pennsylvania Railroad, Columbia Bridge, Girard Bridge, curb elevations
122-x1 HP [No title. Fairmount Park topography. Additions in pencil probably related to the route of the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad through Fairmount Park from the bridge over Fountain Green to the Columbia Bridge] Not named 1890 ca.
Mounted
33 x 50 in.
Fairmount Park. Shows both sides of the Schuylkill River from Fairmount Water Works to approximately Susquehanna St.
Lithograph. Many details of the Fairmount Park shown, including water works, bridges, houses. Modern street names added in pencil, and many other penciled additions
122-x2 HP [No title. Philadelphia and Reading Railway crossing Fountain Green Bridge] Not named 1890 ca.
Tracing
24 x 43 in.
Pennsylvania Railroad from Columbia Bridge to Fountain Green Bridge
Railroad tracks, bridge
122-x3 HP Plan showing tracks on P&RR (Philadelphia and Reading Railroad] from Fountain Green Bridge to Columbia Bridge Not named 1890
Blueprint
39 x 40 in.
1 inch = 50 feet
Pennsylvania Railroad from Columbia Bridge to Fountain Green Bridge
Railroad tracks, bridge
123-01 MTD Plan of the survey and regulation of the First Section of the 21st Ward between 11th and 20th Streets and Columbia and Susquehanna Avenues. [Ordinance Aug 15, 1855; survey returned August 1856; approved July 6, 1857; confirmed by Court June 11, 1860] Siddall, Joseph S. 1856
Mounted
42 x 46 in.
21st Ward, 1st Section. Bounded by 11th to 20th Sts., Columbia to Susquehanna Aves.
Curb elevations, sewers, Monument Cemetery, streams added in pencil
123-01 MTD tracing Plan of the survey and regulation of the First Section of the 21st Ward between 11th and 20th Streets and Columbia and Susquehanna Avenues [Ordinance Aug 15, 1855; survey returned August 1856; approved July 6, 1857; confirmed by Court June 11, 1860] Siddall, Joseph S. 1856
Tracing
44 x 47 in.
21st Ward, 1st Section. Bounded by 11th to 20th Sts., Columbia to Susquehanna Aves.
Curb elevations, sewers, Monument Cemetery
124-02 MTD Plan of the survey and regulation of the Second Section of the Twenty-first Ward of the City of Philadelphia [Ordinance Aug 15, 1855; survey returned Sept. 1856; approved July 6, 1857; confirmed by Court June 11, 1860] Siddall, Joseph S. 1856
Mounted
44 x 50 in.
21st Ward, 2nd Section. Bounded by Columbia to Susquehanna Aves., 20th to 30th Sts.
Glenwood Cemetery, Odd Fellows Cemetery, Mechanics Cemetery
124-03 MTD Plan of vacation of Mifflin Lane from Montgomery St. to Ridge Ave., 32[nd] Ward [Ordinance Dec. 21, 1892; confirmed April 29, 1893] Carlile, William K. 1893
Paper
21 x 20 in.
Bounded by Diamond, 30th, Montgomery and 33rd Sts.
Diagonal line of Mifflin Street cutting across grid
124-54 MTD Plan of revision of lines and grades on Ridge Avenue between Twenty-seventh and Twenty-ninth Streets, Twenty-eighth Ward, City of Philadelphia. [Resolution June 1, 1867; approved by Board of Surveyors June 15, 1868] Levering, John H. 1868
Mounted
15 x 29 in.
Bounded by Diamond St., 27th St., Berks St., and 30th St.
Grade elevations, calculations in pencil
125-02 MTD Plan of the Third Section of the survey and regulation of the Twenty-first Ward of the City of Philadelphia [Ordinance Aug. 15, 1855; approved by Board of Surveyors Sept. 21, 1857; confirmed by Court June 11, 1860] Siddall, Joseph S. 1857
Mounted
32 x 50 in.
21st Ward, 3rd Section. Germantown Ave. to 15th St., Lehigh to Susquehanna Aves.
Streams, marshland, railroad, property lines and owners, "Table of Level Benches"
125-04 MTD Plan of the Stephen E. Fotterall Square, Twenty-eighth Ward, Philadelphia. [Ordinance March 10, 1892; confirmed Oct. 17, 1892] Fuller, H. M. 1892
Mounted
12 x 8 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Stephen E. Fotterall Square, bounded by 11th to 12th Sts., Cumberland to York Sts.
Curb elevations, railroad
125-06 MTD Plan of Oakdale Street from Eleventh to Twelfth Sts. And Jessup and Sartain Streets from Huntingdon to Oakdale Sts. In the 28th Ward of the City of Philadelphia [Ordinance June 29, 1883; confirmed Aug. 4, 1884] Hibberd, Josiah 1884
Mounted
13 x 8 in.
Bounded by Lehigh Ave. to Huntingdon St., 11th to 12th Sts.
Curb elevations
125-07 MTD Plan of the lines and grades of Sartain Street between Cumberland Street and Huntingdon Street in the 28th Ward of the City of Philadelphia [Ordinance Nov. 19, 1888; confirmed April 1, 1889 Fuller, H. M. 1889
Mounted
13 x 8 in.
Bounded by Huntingdon to Cumberland Sts., 11th to 12th Sts.
Curb elevations
125-08 MTD Plan of the revision of grades on Colona Street, from 10th to 11th Sts., City of Philadelphia [Ordinance March 17, 1884; confirmed Sept. 21, 1885] Not named 1885
Mounted
11 x 7 in.
Bounded by Nevada St. to Susquehanna Ave., 11th to 12th Sts.
Curb elevations, railroad
125-09 MTD [No title. Probably plan of Alder Street and Warnock Street. Survey returned July 15, 1872; confirmed Feb. 3, 1873] Hibberd, Josiah 1872
Paper
8 x 10 in.
Bounded by 10th to 11th Sts., York to Cumberland Sts.
Curb elevations
125-10 MTD Plan of Warnock and Alder Streets [Survey returned Jan. 24, 1872; confirmed Oct. 7, 1872] Hibberd, Josiah 1872
Paper
12 x 9 in.
Bounded by Cumberland to Huntingdon Sts., 11th St. to 10th St. and Germantown Ave.
Curb elevations
125-11 MTD Plan of the lines and grades of Tucker Street from Twelfth Street to Thirteenth Street, 28th Ward Philadelphia. [Ordinance Jan. 29, 1890; confirmed May 19, 1890] Fuller, H. M. 1890
Paper
15 x 9 in.
Bounded by Lehigh Ave. to Huntingdon St., 12th to 13th Sts.
Curb elevations
125-12 MTD Plan of the lines and grades of Park Avenue from York to Cumberland St., Clarion St. from York to Hagert St., Hagert St. from Clarion to Thirteenth St., Emlen St. from Park Ave. to Broad St. 28th Ward Philadelphia [Ordinances June 16 and July 1, 1890; confirmed Aug. 18, 1890] Fuller, H. M. 1890
Paper
15 x 10 in.
Bounded by Cumberland to York Sts., Broad to 13th Sts.
Curb elevations
125-13 MTD Plan of Warnock and Kannuset Streets [Ordinance July 6, 1876; confirmed Oct. 23, 1876] Not named 1876
Paper
19 x 12 in.
Bounded by Lehigh Ave. to Huntingdon St., 11th St. to Germantown Ave.
Curb elevations
125-14 MTD Plan of the lines and grads of Fifth Street from Twelfth to Thirteenth St. [Ordinance March 30, 1889; confirmed May 19, 1890] Fuller, H. M. 1890
Paper
15 x 10 in.
Bounded by Cumberland to Huntingdon Sts., 12th to 13th Sts.
Curb elevations, railroad
126-01 CP Plan of the revision of lines and grades upon a portion of the Sixth and Seventh Sections of the Twenty-eighth Ward, Philadelphia Fuller, H. M. 1892
Tracing
37 x 31 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Bounded by Indiana to York Aves., 21st to 15th Sts.
Topography on portion of plan covering Cit Plan 28
126-01 MTD Plan of the Sixth Section of the survey and regulation of the Twenty-first Ward of the City of Philadelphia. [Ordinance Aug. 15, 1855; approved April 11, 1859; confirmed by Court June 20, 1859] Siddall, Joseph S. 1859
Mounted
38 x 70 in.
21st Ward, 6th Section. Susquehanna to Lehigh Aves., 15th to 30th Sts.
Streams, old roads, sewers, property lines
127-01 MTD blueprint Map of the revision of lines and grades with topography upon Plan 127. [Ordinance March 31, 1884; confirmed April 1, 1889; copy made 1912] Not named 1889
Blueprint
60 x 30 in.
Bounded by Erie to Lehigh Aves., 15th St. to Germantown Ave.
Topography, streams, building footprints
127-03 MTD Plan of the Fifth Section of the survey & regulation of the Twenty-first Ward of the City of Philadelphia [Ordinance Aug. 15, 1855; approved May 3,1858; confirmed by Court July 17, 1858] Siddall, Joseph S. 1858
Mounted
64 x 27 in.
21st Ward, 5th Section. Bounded by Erie to Lehigh Aves., 15th St. to Germantown Ave.
Streams, springs, sewers, railroad, old roads, property lines, curb elevations, table of level benches
128 CP Compiled Plan of City Plan No. 128, 38th Ward, Philadelphia. Robinson, John H. 1956
Tracing
88 x 38 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Bounded by Broad St., Lehigh Ave., 29th St. and Allegheny Ave.
Curb elevations; list of all relevant ordinances to 1956, concerning revision of lines and grades, and placing streets on or striking streets from the plan
128-01 MTD Plan of the Seventh Section of the survey and regulation of the Twenty-first Ward of the City of Philadelphia. [Ordinance Aug. 15, 1855; approved April 11, 1859; confirmed by Court July 2, 1859] Siddall, Joseph S. 1859
Mounted
38 x 72 in.
21st Ward, 7th Section. Allegheny to Lehigh Aves., 15th to 30th Sts.
Streams, sewers, old roads, Philadelphia, Germantown and Norristown Railroad
128-04 MTD Plan of the revision of lines and grades of Plan No. 128, bounded by 15th St., 29th St., Lehigh Ave. and Allegheny Ave. Thirty-eighth Ward Philadelphia. [Ordinance April 8, 1897; various confirmations in 1898] Fuller, H. M. 1897
Mounted
78 x 33 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Bounded by 15th St., 29th St., Lehigh Ave. and Allegheny Ave.
Topography, streams, ponds, building footprints, railroads, Cambria Reservoir site
128-05 MTD Plan of the revision of lines and grades upon the Seventh Section and a portion of the Eleventh Section of the Twenty-eighth Ward. [Ordinance Feb. 25, 1884; confirmed Feb. 1, 1886 and March 21, 1887] Not named 1886
Mounted
33 x 110 in.
28th Ward, 7th Section and part of 11th Section. Bounded by Ridge Ave. to Broad St., Lehigh to Allegheny Aves.
Topography, Cambria Reservoir Ground (never built), railroad, streams and ponds, quarries, building footprints, Mt. Vernon Cemetery
128-05 MTD tracing Plan of the revision of lines and grades upon the Seventh Section and a portion of the Eleventh Section of the Twenty-eighth Ward. [Ordinance Feb. 25, 1884; confirmed Feb. 1, 1886 and March 21, 1887] Not named 1886
Tracing
33 x 110 in.
28th Ward, 7th Section and part of 11th Section. Bounded by Ridge Ave. to Broad St., Lehigh to Allegheny Aves.
Topography, Cambria Reservoir Ground (never built), railroad, streams and ponds, quarries, building footprints, Mt. Vernon Cemetery

Identifer Preview Title Surveyor Date Media / Size / Scale Geographic Area / Map Features
129-02 MTD Plan of the Eighth Section of the survey and regulation of the Twenty-first Ward of the City of Philadelphia. [Ordinance Aug. 15, 1855; confirmed by Court June 11, 1860] Siddall, Joseph S. 1855 ca.
Mounted
38 x 72 in.
21st Ward, 8th Section. Bounded by Allegheny to Erie Aves., 15th to 30th Sts.
Streams, old roads, Norristown Railroad
130-01 CP Plan of the Fifth Section of the regulation of the late Township of Blockley. [Resolution Sept. 29, 1858; confirmed May 18, 1896] Smedley, Samuel L. 1858
Mounted
43 x 56 in.
West Philadelphia, Blockley Township, 5th Section. Bounded by Market St., 55th St., Wyalusing Ave., 49th St. Aspen St., and 46th St.
Topography, Mill Creek, mill races
130-01 MTD Plan of the Fifth Section of the regulation of the late Township of Blockley made under resolution of Councils passed Septr. 29th, 1858. Smedley, Samuel L. 1859
Mounted
43 x 56 in.
West Philadelphia, Blockley, 5th Section. Bounded roughly by Wyalusing Ave., 55th St., Market St. and 46th St.
Topography, shows two different courses for Mill Creek
130-02 MTD Plan of the Fifth Section of the regulation of the late Township of Blockley. [Resolution Sept. 29, 1858; confirmed May 18, 1896] Smedley, Samuel L. 1858
Mounted
46 x 54 in.
West Philadelphia, Blockley Township, 5th Section. Bounded by Market St., 55th St., Wyalusing Ave., 49th St. Aspen St., and 46th St.
Topography, Mill Creek, mill races
130-03 MTD Plan of the Fifth Section of a survey of the District of West Philadelphia and Township of Blockley. [Act of Assembly April 3, 1851; surveyed Dec. 29, 1855; approved by Board of Surveyors May 17, 1858; confirmed by Court July 17, 1858] Lightfoot, Francis 1855
Mounted
34 x 55 in.
West Philadelphia District and Blockley Township, 5th Section. Bounded by Market St., 55th St., Wyalusing Ave., 49th St. Sycamore (Aspen) St., and 46th St.
Mill Creek, building footprint at Pennsylvania Hospital for the Insane, Unusual north arrow.
130-04 MTD Plan to place on city plan Forty-fourth Street 60 feet wide from Market St. to Haverford St. [Ordinance June 5, 1913; confirmed Sept. 29, 1913] Johnson, Joseph 1913
Mounted
22 x 36 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
West Philadelphia. Bounded by Haverford Ave. to Market St., 42nd to 46th Sts.
Topography, building footprints and driveways of Pennsylvania Hospital for the Insane, Mill Creek not shown
130-07 MTD Plan for placing on City Plan Hoopes Street between 51st Street and 52nd Street [Ordinance Jan. 4, 1902; confirmed May 5, 1902] Johnson, Joseph 1902
Mounted
12 x 10 in.
West Philadelphia. Bounded by Westminster Ave., 51st St., Ogden St. and 52nd St.
Curb elevations
130-12 MTD Plan for placing on the City Plan May Street of the width of 30 feet from Haverford St. to Fairmount Ave. [Ordinance Jan. 7, 1904; confirmed May 2, 1904] Johnson, Joseph 1904
Mounted
10 x 14 in.
West Philadelphia. Bounded by Fairmount Ave., Markoe St., Haverford St. and 47th St.
Curb elevations
130-18 MTD Plan for placing on City Plan forty feet wide Reno Street and Funston Street from 50th Street and 51st Street [Ordinance June 18, 1906; confirmed Oct. 1, 1906] Johnson, Joseph 1906
Mounted
12 x 24 in.
West Philadelphia. Bounded by Parrish St., 50th St., Brown St. and 51st St.
Curb elevations
131-01 MTD Plan of the First Section of the survey of Kingsessing in the Twenty-fourth Ward. [Act of Assembly March 26, 1853; survey returned 1856; confirmed by Court May 1, 1857] Miller, James 1856
Mounted
47 x 51 in.
Kingsessing, 1st Section. Bounded by Baltimore Ave., Walton St., 53rd St., Woodland Ave., and 45th St.
Mill Creek and mill dam (pond) at 45th and Woodland
131-04 MTD Plan placing upon City Plan St. Bernard St. from Springfield to Florence Ave. 27th Ward, Phila. [Ordinance March 29, 1897; confirmed June 21, 1897] Gillingham, J. Harvey 1897
Mounted
18 x 9 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
West Philadelphia. Bounded by Florence to Springfield Aves., 49th to 50th Sts.
Building footprints, curb elevations, railroad
131-05 MTD Plan of Yocum Street from 45-1/2 Street to 46th St, 27th Ward, Phila., as authorized to be stricken from the City Plan [Ordinance Dec. 23, 1895; confirmed Jan. 17, 1898] Gillingham, J. Harvey 1896
Mounted
18 x 12 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
West Philadelphia. Bounded by Kingsessing to Woodland Aves., 45th to 46th Sts.
Building footprints, curb elevations
131-06 MTD Plan of Farragut St. from Woodland Ave. to Yocum St. and Yocum St. from Farragut St. to 46th St. in the 27th Ward, Phila. [Ordinance April 13,1896; confirmed July 6, 1896] Gillingham, J. Harvey 1896
Mounted
20 x 12 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
West Philadelphia. Bounded by Kingsessing to Woodland Aves., 46th to 47th Sts.
Building footprints, curb elevations
131-07 MTD Plan of Forty-Five and One-Half St. from Yocum St. to Woodland Avenue, 27th Ward Phila. [Ordinance April 13, 1896; confirmed Jan. 17, 1898] Gillingham, J. Harvey 1896
Mounted
20 x 12 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
West Philadelphia. Bounded by Kingsessing to Woodland Aves., 45th to 46th Sts.
Building footprints, curb elevations
131-17 CP Plan of the revision of lines and grades with topography of that portion of the Twenty-seventh Ward, Philadelphia embraced within the limits of Plan No. 131 on file in the Department of Surveys [Ordinance Dec. 31, 1883; confirmed May 18, 1885] Not named 1885
Tracing
43 x 48 in.
West Philadelphia. Bounded by Baltimore and Woodland Aves., 45th to 53rd Sts.
Topography, streams
132-01 MTD Plan of the First Section of the survey and regulation of the late Township of Bristol, Twenty-second Ward Philadelphia. Lightfoot, Jesse 1857
Mounted
36 x 40 in.
22nd Ward, 1st Section, Bristol. Bounded by Annsbury St. to Fisher's Lane, 2nd to 6th Sts.
Wingohocking Creek, Fisher's Lane shown as dotted line, curb elevations
132-02 MTD Revision of lines and grades and placing The Boulevard upon City Plan No. 132, Forty-second Ward Philadelphia. [Ordinance Dec. 24, 1902; confirmed March 2, 1903] Brinton, Walter 1903
Mounted
38 x 22 in.
42nd Ward. Bounded by Rockland St., 2nd St., Wingohocking St. and 5th St.
Topography, Wingohocking Creek, railroad, building footprints
132-03 MTD Plan of revision of grades of Fifth Street of the Twenty-second and Twenty-fifth Wards Philada. [Ordinance July 1, 1879; confirmed June 7, 1880] Not named 1880
Mounted
48 x 25 in.
Bounded by Rockland to Bristol Sts., 3rd to 7th Sts.
Wingohocking Creek, railroad, curb elevations
132-04 MTD Topography on a portion of Plan 132 Bloch, Frits 1889
Mounted
35 x 21 in.
Bounded by Rockland St. to Wingohocking Creek, 2nd to 5th Sts.
Topography, Wingohocking Creek and tributary streams, building footprints
132-05 MTD Plan of the revision of lines and grades on City Plan No. 132 in the Forty-second Ward, Philadelphia. [Ordinances June 23, 1884 and March 15, 1892; survey returned Jan. 20, 1902; confirmed March 3, 1902] Brinton, Walter 1902
Mounted
42 x 24 in.
Bounded by Rockland to Bristol Sts., 7th to 3rd Sts.
Topography, Wingohocking Creek and tributary streams, building footprints. Shows topography and street alignment before Roosevelt Boulevard placed on plan.
132-06 MTD Plan for striking from City Plan Mayer Street from Fifth St. to Lawrence St., Thirty-third Ward Philadelphia. [Ordinance Dec. 1, 1910; survey returned April 17, 1911; confirmed May 17, 1915] Brinton, Walter 1911
Mounted
12 x 9 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Mayer Street
Curb elevations
132-07 MTD Plan for placing on City Plan Mayer Street from Fifth St. to Lawrence St., Forty-second Ward Philadelphia. [Ordinance Jan. 11, 1908; survey returned March 16, 1908; confirmed Jan. 4, 1909] Brinton, Walter 1908
Mounted
12 x 9 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Mayer Street
Curb elevations
132-08 MTD Plan for placing Raymond Street from Fifth St. to Fourth St. on City Plan No. 132, Forty-second Ward Philadelphia. [Ordinance May 13, 1913; survey returned Aug. 11, 1913; confirmed Dec. 1, 1913] Brinton, Walter 1913
Mounted
14 x 10 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Raymond Street
Curb elevations
132-09 MTD Plan for placing on City Plan Bodine Street from Wingohocking St. to Annsbury St., Forty-second Ward Philadelphia [Ordinance Nov. 4, 1908; survey returned Feb. 15, 1909; confirmed March 1, 1909] Brinton, Walter 1909
Mounted
13 x 12 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Bodine Street
Curb elevations
132-10 MTD Plan for placing on City Plan Lawrence St. and Leithgow St. from The Boulevard to Rockland St. on City Plan No. 132, Forty-second Ward, Philadelphia [Ordinance Jan 30, 1913; confirmed May 6, 1913] Brinton, Walter 1913
Mounted
17 x 12 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Lawrence Street and Leithgow Street
Curb elevations
133-01 HP Plan of all that part of the 1st Section of the late Borough of Frankford, City of Philadelphia…lying northwest of Frankford Street and southwest of Orthodox Street Shallcross, Isaac 1855
Mounted
45 x 42 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Frankford Borough, 1st Section. Northwest of Frankford Street and southwest of Orthodox Street.
Very detailed delineation of Frankford Creek, with two mill dams and islands, and various tributaries, curb elevations, sewers penciled in
134-01 HP [No title. Possibly Thomas Street. "Made in pursuance of an Act of Assembly approved Feb. 28th, 1861 … approved … by the Board of Surveyors and Regulators October 21st, 1872"] Shallcross, Isaac E. 1861
Paper
9 x 18 in.
Frankford. Bounded by Main St. to Paul St., Church St. to Green St.
Curb elevations
134-02 HP Plan of Gillingham Street Twenty-third Ward Philadelphia Shallcross, Isaac E. 1873
Paper
18 x 14 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Frankford, Gillingham Street, 23rd Ward
Curb elevations, creek
134-03 HP Plan of the Second Section of the regulations of Frankford, 23d Ward Philadelphia. Shallcross, Isaac (probably) 1858
Mounted
48 x 38 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Frankford Borough, 2nd Section. Bounded by Frankford St. to Orthodox St.., Stiles and Ashland Sts., and Frankford Creek
Frankford Creek, Little Tacony Creek, reservoir for Tackawanna Print Works, Philadelphia & Trenton railroad, curb elevations, benchmark building, penciled annotations
134-04 HP Plan of the Second Section of the survey and regulation of Frankford, 23d Ward Philadelphia. Shallcross, Isaac 1858
Mounted
44 x 40 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Frankford Borough, 2nd Section. Bounded by Frankford St. to Orthodox St.., Stiles and Ashland Sts., and Frankford Creek
Frankford Creek, Little Tacony Creek, reservoir for J. Briggs & Co., Philadelphia and Trenton Railroad, curb elevations, penciled annotations
135-01 MTD Plan of the Second Section of survey & regulation of the late Township of Bristol, Ninth Survey District, Twenty-second Ward, City of Philadelphia. [Survey returned Nov. 17, 1856; approved by Board of Surveyors Oct. 19, 1857; confirmed by Court Nov. 23, 1857] Lightfoot, Jesse 1856
Mounted
48 x 60 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
22nd Ward, 2nd Section, Bristol. Bounded by Ruscomb St., Old York Rd., Cayuga St., Germantown Ave. and E. Logan St.
Streams, curb elevations
135-03 MTD Plan of the revision of lines and grades of Plan No. 135, Twenty-second Ward Philadelphia [Ordinance March 23, 1886; various confirmations, 1886 to 1899] Stallman, H. A. 1886
Mounted
52 x 52 in.
22nd Ward. Bounded by Germantown Ave., E. Logan St., Stenton Ave., Duncannon St., Broad St. and Cayuga St.
Topography, Wingohocking Creek
136-01 HP Plan of Bridesburg showing the curb regulations as approved by the Borough Council January 1854. Curb heights made to correspond to the City base in 1856. Isaac Shallcross, Sur. 10th dist. Shallcross, Isaac 1836
Mounted
38 x 26 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Bridesburg
Frankford Creek, Delaware River, Kirkbride Street, marshland, curb elevations, penciled modern street names
137-01 HP Plan and profile of the survey and regulation of Broad Street from Montgomery Street to Germantown Road in the Twenty-first Ward of the City of Philadelphia [No date on plan. From City Plans Index (City Archives Record Group 90.15): "Authoriz'd by 2nd sec. ord. approved Oct. 25, 1855] Siddall, Joseph S. 1855 ca.
Mounted
22 x 127 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Broad Street. Bounded by Montgomery to Germantown Aves., 15th to 13th Sts.
Monument Cemetery, Philadelphia, Germantown and Norristown Railroad, property owners, curb elevations, profile of Broad Street
137-02 HP Plan of Wissahickon Street, or Township Line Road, as widened to 50 feet. Lightfoot, Jesse 1856
Mounted
13 x 107 in.
3/8 inch = 50 feet
Wissahickon Avenue, Franklin Street to Robert's Avenue
Curb elevations, property owners, streams crossing road in pencil
138-01 HP Plan of the wharf line on the Delaware River as fixed by ordinances of the Councils approved December 4, 1856. [Act of Assembly February 2, 1854] Not named 1856
Mounted
43 x 146 in.
1 inch = 528 feet
Delaware River front, Poquessing Creek to South Philadelphia (nine streets south of Curtin Street), across to the New Jersey shore
Windmill Island, Petty's Island, Pennshaukin [Pennsauken] Creek, Pennsylvania Railroad Co. property, Camden, many named tributary streams on both sides of river, soundings, wharf lines, building lines
138-z HP [No title. Pennsylvania Railroad property at Greenwich Point, South Philadelphia. Attachments: Act of Assembly No. 805, April 4, 1865, and accompanying letter] Young, Alfred 1865
Tracing
20 x 33 in.
1 inch = 250 feet
South Philadelphia
Wharves, Port Wardens Line, river bank,
139-01 MTD Plan of the revision of lines and grades with topography upon the streets of Plan No. 139, Twenty-seventh Ward Philadelphia. [Ordinance March 20, 1888; confirmed March 18, 1895] Jones, William H. 1895
Mounted
62 x 37 in.
West Philadelphia. Bounded by Market St. to Baltimore Ave., 52nd to 57th Sts.
Topography, Thomas Run (Ameaseka Creek) and tributaries, spring houses, building footprints
139-02 MTD Plan of the Second Section of a survey and regulation of Blockley. [Act of Assembly April 3, 1851; survey returned 1857; approved by Board of Surveyors Oct. 17, 1870; confirmed by Court Feb. 15, 1871]. Miller, James 1857
Mounted
52 x 35 in.
West Philadelphia, Blockley Township, 2nd Section. Bounded by Baltimore Ave., 52nd St., Market St., and 57th St.
Thomas Run at Baltimore Pike, old roads, many penciled additions
139-03 MTD Plan of Rabbit Lane from Spruce Street to Pine Street and from Fifty-seventh Street to Catharine Street in the Twenty-seventh Ward, authorized to be vacated by ordinance of Council approved Mar. 10th, 1905. [Confirmed Nov. 6, 1905] Gillingham, J. Harvey 1905
Mounted
26 x 41 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
West Philadelphia. Bounded by Spruce, 55th, Catharine and 60th Sts.
Vacating Rabbit Line, an old diagonal street
140-01 HP Plan of the regulations of the Third Section of Frankford, 23d Ward Philadelphia. Shallcross, Isaac 1858
Mounted
35 x 49 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Frankford, 3rd Section. Bounded on two sides by Little Tacony Creek, Frankford Ave. and Orthodox St.
Little Tacony Creek, mill pond, marshland, curb elevations, bridge at Orthodox Street
140-02 HP Plan of Margaret Street, Twenty-third Ward, Philada. Not named 1860 ca.
Mounted
24 x 18 in.
Frankford, Margaret Street
Curb elevations
140-03 HP Plan of Margaret Street, Twenty-third Ward, Philada. Not named 1860 ca.
Mounted
24 x 18 in.
Frankford, Margaret Street
Curb elevations
140-04 HP Plan of Margaret Street, Twenty-third Ward, Philada. Not named 1860 ca.
Mounted
23 x 14 in.
Frankford, Margaret Street
Curb elevations
140-05 HP [No title. Possibly plan of Lesher Street. Confirmed Oct. 7, 1872] Not named 1872
Mounted
10 x 7 in.
Bounded by Paul to Hedge Sts., Orthodox to Meadow Sts.
Curb elevations
141-01 HP Plan of the regulations of the Fourth Section of Frankford, 23d Ward Philadelphia. Shallcross, Isaac (probably) 1858
Mounted
37 x 47 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Frankford, 4th Section. Orthodox to Little Tacony Creek, Adams St. to Frankford St.
Curb elevations
141-z HP Oakland Street [Handwritten title on reverse] Not named 1875 ca.
Mounted
15 x 23 in.
Bounded by Orthodox to Harrison Sts., Leiper to Oakland Sts.
Curb elevations
142-01 HP Plan of the Fourth Section of the survey of the Township of Blockley Smedley, Samuel L. 1856
Mounted
48 x 47 in.
1 inch = 150 feet
West Philadelphia, Blockley Township, 4th Section. Westminster Ave. to Berks St., Schuylkill River to 49th St.
Public Square, Olive Cemetery, Cathedral Cemetery, Sweet Briar Creek, Lansdowne Park, South Belmont property line, curb elevations, sewers, buildings in street, West Philadelphia Water Works (unnamed)
143-01 MTD Plan of grade regulation of the Sixth Section of the late Township of Blockley [1908 copy of original plan 143-3 MTD] Johnson, Joseph 1880
Mounted
54 x 73 in.
West Philadelphia, Blockley Township, 6th Section. Bounded by 65th St., Market St., 54th St., Paschall (now Master) St. and Haverford Ave.
Topography, Cobb's Creek and tributary streams, building footprints
143-02 MTD Plan of grade regulation of the Sixth Section of the late Township of Blockley. [Resolution April 26, 1867; either survey returned or confirmation date: Dec. 21, 1867] Smedley, Samuel L. 1869
Mounted
46 x 69 in.
West Philadelphia, Blockley Township, 6th Section. Bounded by 65th St., Market St., 54th St., Paschall (now Master) St. and Haverford Ave.
Cobb's Creek and tributary streams, spring, sewers, curb elevations, old roads, sewer drawn over Cobb's Creek at 63rd and Market Sts.
143-04 MTD Plan of the Sixth Section of the survey of the District of West Philadelphia and Township of Blockley made in pursuance of two Acts of Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania approved respectively on the 3rd of April 1851 and 13th of May 1856. [Survey returned Feb. 18, 1857; approved May 3, 1858; confirmed by Court Dec. 22, 1860] Lightfoot, Francis; Walton, Joseph 1857
Mounted
44 x 52 in.
West Philadelphia and Blockley, 6th Section. Bounded by Paschall (now Master) St. to Market St., 54th to 65th Sts.
Curb elevations, old roads, building footprints. Signed by six Blockley Township commissioners.
144-01 MTD Plan of the First Section of the survey and regulation of Chestnut Hill, Twenty-second Ward, City of Philadelphia. [Resolution, April 28, 1857; approved May 3, 1858; confirmed by Court July 17, 1858] Lightfoot, Jesse 1858
Mounted
45 x 47 in.
Chestnut Hill, 22nd Ward, 1st Section. Bounded by Montgomery County Line to Mermaid La., Germantown Ave. to Union Ave.
Curb elevations, building footprints, "North Branch of Cresheim Creek"
144-02 MTD Topography of Plan 144 [Part of Chestnut Hill] Not named 1880 ca.
Mounted
43 x 42 in.
Chestnut Hill. Bounded by Gravers La. to Mermaid La., Germantown Ave. to Stenton Ave.
Topography, branch of Cresheim Creek with several dams and ponds, including location of the Chestnut Hill Water Works; building footprints. Streets not named; this plan seems to be a draft showing topography only.
144-07 MTD A revision of the lines and grades of City Plan 144. [Ordinance Nov. 10, 1900; confirmed 1906 and 1908] Wagner, Joseph C. 1906
Mounted
42 x 46 in.
Bounded by Germantown Ave., Gravers' Lane, Stenton Ave., Mermaid Lane, Twenty-fifth St. and Willow Grove Ave.
Topography, streams, ponds, railroad and railroad stations
145-01 MTD tracing Plan of the First Section of the resurvey and regulation of the late Borough of Germantown, Twenty-second Ward, City of Philadelphia. Ordered by Councils April 17th, 1856. Made under the direction of Jesse Lightfoot. [Approved by Board of Surveyors May 3, 1858] Lightfoot, Jesse 1858
Tracing
52 x 70 in.
22nd Ward, 1st Section, Germantown. Queen St. to Roberts Ave., Washington St. to Germantown Ave.
Streams, roads.
146-02 MTD Plan of the survey and regulation of the Eastern Section of the Kensington District of the Northern Liberties, approved by the Board of Commissioners March 26th, 1849. Arranged and revised by Benjn. Moore. Moore, Benjamin 1849
Mounted
44 x 81 in.
Kensington District, Eastern Section. Bounded roughly by Delaware Ave. to Cohocksink Canal, Frankford Ave., Belgrade St. and York St.
Curb elevations, water course, sewers, Gunner's Run [Aramingo] Canal, benchmark bui8ldings, rock at Delaware River front
146-02 MTD tracing Plan of the Survey and regulation of the Eastern Section of the Kensington District of the Northern Liberties. Approved by the Board of Commissioners March 26th, 1849. Confirmed by an Act of Assembly passed April 5th, 1849. The same Act requires the confirmation of Franklin Avenue to Richmond St. in the District of Richmond. Arranged and revised by Benjn. Moore. Moore, Benjamin 1849
Tracing
43 x 82 in.
Kensington District, Eastern Section. Bounded roughly by Delaware Ave. to Cohocksink Canal, Frankford Ave., Belgrade St. and York St.
Curb elevations, water course, sewers, Gunner's Run [Aramingo] Canal, benchmark buildings, rock at Delaware River front
146-17 MTD Plan of Penn Treaty Park, 18th Ward, Philadelphia [Ordinance March 10, 1892; confirmed Dec. 19, 1892] Mercer, Joseph 1892
Mounted
35 x 17 in.
Penn Treaty Park, on Delaware River
Park boundaries, Port Warden's Line, wharf
147-01 HP Plan of the revision of street and grade lines in the Twenty-Third and Twenty-Fifth Wards Philadelphia in accordance with a resolution of Councils approved October 31st ,1868 [Approved by Board of Surveyors Oct. 17, 1870; confirmed with exceptions by Board, Sept. 2, 1872]. Not named 1870
Mounted
52 x 93 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Bounded by Richmond St. to Trenton Ave., Kennedy St. to Butler Ave.
Frankford Creek, Aramingo Canal
147-x HP Plan of the Fifth Section of the regulations of Frankford, 23rd Ward, Philadelphia [No dates or signatures] Not named 1860 ca.
Mounted
46 x 54 in.
Frankford, 5th Section. Bounded by Tucker St., Stiles St., and on two sides by Frankford Creek.
Curb elevations. Plan is unsigned and undated; seems to be an unfinished draft.
148-x1 HP Plan of the regulations of Whitehall, 23d Ward Philadelphia. [Ordinance Aug. 15, 1855; approved by Board of Surveyors Nov. 1, 1858; confirmed by Court Dec. 22, 1860] Shallcross, Isaac (probably) 1858
Mounted
46 x 48 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Whitehall Borough. Frankford Creek to Jackson St. Orthodox St. to seven streets east of Frankford Ave.
Philadelphia and Trenton Railroad, two unnamed creeks, sewers, curb elevations
148-x2 HP Plan of the regulations of Whitehall, 23d Ward Philadelphia. [Ordinance Aug. 15, 1855; approved by Board of Surveyors Nov. 1, 1858; confirmed by Court Dec. 22, 1860] Shallcross, Isaac 1858.
Mounted
53 x 43 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Whitehall Borough. Kennedy St. to Orthodox St., Pierce to Walker Sts.
Frankford Creek, Little Tacony Creek, curb elevations, mill pond
149-01 MTD blueprint Plan of the Second Section of the survey and regulation of Chestnut Hill, Twenty-second Ward, City of Philadelphia. [Resolution April 28, 1857; approved April 11, 1859] Lightfoot, Jesse 1859
Blueprint
38 x 57 in.
22nd Ward, 2nd Section, Chestnut Hill. Bounded by Gravers La. To Mermaid La., Emlen St. to Germantown Ave.
Curb elevations, streams
149-06 MTD tracing A revision of the lines and grades of City Plan 149 bounded by Germantown Avenue, Emlen Street, Mermaid Lane, and Gravers Lane and that portion of City Plan 288 bounded by Emlen St., Cherokee St., Mermaid Lane and Gravers Lane, 22d Ward. Philadelphia. [Ordinance Nov. 10, 1900; confirmed Oct. 1, 1906] Wagner, Joseph C. 1906
Tracing
42 x 64 in.
Chestnut Hill. Bounded by Gravers Lane to Mermaid Lane, Cherokee St. to Germantown Ave.
Topography, streams, pond, railroad
150-01 CP Plan of revision of lines and grades of Fifty-fourth Street between Hunter's Lane and Lancaster Av.; also to place Merion Avenue, 55th, 55-1/4, 55-1/2, Oxford and Jefferson Streets on the City Plan [Ordinances 1889 and 1890; Survey returned 1890; confirmed 1890] Johnson, Joseph 1890
Tracing
18 x 24 in.
West Philadelphia. Triangle bounded by Lancaster Ave., Lansdowne Ave. and 56th St.
Curb regulations
150-01 MTD Plan of curb regulation of the Seventh Section of the survey of the late Township of Blockley made by direction of a resolution of the Select and Common Councils of the City of Philadelphia approved the eighteenth day of April A.D. 1863. Smedley, Samuel L. 1864
Mounted
49 x 50 in.
West Philadelphia, Blockley Township, 7th Section. Bounded by Wyalusing to Oxford Sts., 48th to 56th Sts.
Mill Creek, mill ponds, mill races
150-02 MTD tracing Plan of the revision of the 7th division of the survey and regulation of the late Township of Blockley. [Resolution Dec. 13, 1873; survey returned March 8, 1875; confirmed May 20, 1878] Hancock, George W. 1875
Tracing
48 x 48 in.
West Philadelphia, Blockley, 7th Division. Triangle bounded by Pennsylvania Railroad or Lancaster Ave., 56th St. and Wyalusing Ave.
Topography, Mill Creek, mill races, mill ponds, building footprints, Cathedral Cemetery
150-06 MTD Plan of the Seventh Section of the survey of the late Township of Blockley made conformably to the Acts of General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania approved April 3rd, 1851 and May 13th, 1854. Surveyed by contract with the Board of Commissioners by Saml. L. Smedley...returned...6th Mo. 1, 1858. [Approved Feb. 17, 1862; confirmed by Court, May 11, 1862] Smedley, Samuel L. 1858
Mounted
50 x 50 in.
West Philadelphia, Blockley, 7th Section. Bounded by Wyalusing to Oxford Sts, 48th to 56th Sts.
Curb elevations, building footprints, old roads
150-09 MTD Plan of Meeting House Lane between Girard Av. & 53rd Street, 24th Ward, as directed by resolution of Council[s] approved April 22, 1873 Hancock, George W. 1873
Mounted
16 x 19 in.
West Philadelphia. Meeting House Lane, between 52nd and 53rd Sts., Wyalusing and Girard Aves.
Meeting House Lane, a diagonal street, "DISAPPROVED"
151 MTD Plan of the revision of lines and grades of that portion of Plans Nos. 151 and 152 lying northwest of Kingsessing Ave and between 60th St. and 65th St. 40th Ward Philadelphia. [Ordinance July 7, 1914; confirmed July 19, 1915] Gillingham, J. Harvey 1915
Mounted
31 x 45 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
West Philadelphia. Kingsessing Ave. to Cobb's Creek, 60th St. to 65th St.
Topography, Mt. Moriah Cemetery, building footprints, Cobb's Creek Parkway
151-01 MTD Plan of the Second Section of a survey and regulation of Kingsessing. [Act of Assembly May 4, 1857; survey returned 1857; approved by Board of Surveyors Oct. 17, 1870] Miller, James 1857
Mounted
43 x 53 in.
Kingsessing, 2nd Section. Bounded by 53rd to 62nd Streets, Darby Road (Woodland Ave.), Cobbs Creek (Delaware County line) and Thomas Run (Blockley Township line)
Thomas Run, Cobb's Creek, old roads, sewers
151-02 MTD Plan of the revision of lines and grades with topography of that portion of the Twenty-seventh Ward, Philadelphia embraced within the limits of Plan No. 151 on file in the Department of Surveys [Ordinance April 2, 1881; confirmed Sept. 29, 1884] Jones, William H. 1884
Mounted
53 x 44 in.
West Philadelphia. Bounded by 62nd St., Cobbs Creek, Florence Ave., 55th St., Willows Ave., 53rd St., and Woodland Ave.
Topography, Ameaseka Creek (Thomas Run) and other streams, old roads, new street confirmations added, building footprints. "Joseph H. Young, topographer and draftsman"
151-02 MTD tracing Plan of the revision of lines and grades with topography of that portion of the Twenty-seventh Ward, Philadelphia embraced within the limits of Plan No. 151 on file in the Department of Surveys [Ordinance April 2, 1881; confirmed Sept. 29, 1884] Jones, William H. 1884
Tracing
54 x 44 in.
West Philadelphia. Bounded by 53rd to 62nd Sts., Cobb's Creek, Florence Ave., 55th St. and Willows Ave. to Woodland Ave.
Topography, streams, Thomas Run (Ameaseka Creek), building footprints, property lines, old roads; "Joseph H. Young, Topographer and Draftsman"
152-03 MTD Plan of the Third Section of a survey and regulation of Kingsessing made in accordance with a resolution of Councils of the City of Philadelphia approved May 4, 1857. [Surveyed 1857; approved by the Board of Surveyors Oct. 17, 1870] Miller, James 1857
Mounted
41 x 70 in.
Kingsessing, 3rd Section. Bounded by Darby (Woodland) Ave., Cobb's Creek and 62nd St.
Cob's Creek and other streams, old roads, Mt. Moriah Cemetery
152-04 MTD tracing Plan of the revision of lines and grades with topography of that portion of the Twenty-seventh Ward Philadelphia embraced within the limits of Plan No. 152 on file in the Department of Surveys. [Ordinance April 2, 1881; survey returned July 1883; confirmed Sept. 29, 1884] Jones, William H. 1883
Tracing
43 x 72 in.
West Philadelphia. Bounded roughly by Cobb's Creek, Woodland Ave., and 62nd St.
Topography, streams, dams, mill races, Mt. Moriah Cemetery, building footprints, old roads
152-05 MTD Plan of the revision of the lines and grades of the streets upon Plan No. 152 the lines of which are crossed by the Baltimore and Philadelphia Railroad in the Twenty-seventh Ward, Philadelphia, made in accordance with ordinance of Councils approved July 3rd, 1885. [Survey returned April 1887; confirmed July 18, 1887] Jones, William H. 1887
Mounted
43 x 72 in.
Southwest Philadelphia. Bounded by Woodland Ave., Cobb's Creek, and Cemetery Ave.
Topography, Cobb's Creek, "Passmore Mill Race," dams, Mt. Moriah Cemetery, building footprints, railroad
152-06 MTD Plan of the revision of lines and grades on that portion of Plan No. 152 bounded by Greenway Ave., Cobbs Creek, & Seventieth St., 40th Ward [Ordinance March 3, 1901; survey returned May 3, 1901; "Superseded - see minutes of Board of Surveyors, May 2, 1910"] Gillingham, J. Harvey 1901
Mounted
18 x 21 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Southwest Philadelphia. Bounded by Greenway Ave., Cobbs Creek, and 70th St.
Curb elevations, railroad and bridges, Cobb's Creek and "Passmore's mill race",
152-07 MTD Plan of the revision of lines and grades on that portion of Plan No. 152 bounded by Greenway Ave., Cobbs Creek, & Seventieth St., 40th Ward [Ordinance April 4, 1902; survey returned June 1902; confirmed April 6, 1903] Gillingham, J. Harvey 1902
Mounted
18 x 22 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Southwest Philadelphia. Bounded by Greenway Ave., Cobbs Creek, and 70th St.
Curb elevations, railroad and bridges, Cobb's Creek and mill race
153-01 HP Plan of the line and curb regulations of the Twenty-fifth Ward, Fourth Section, City of Philadelphia. [Resolution Nov. 8, 1860; approved by Board of Surveyors Oct. 20, 1862; confirmed by Court May 18, 1863] Shallcross, Isaac 1862
Mounted
49 x 73 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
25th Ward, 4th Section. Bounded by Delaware River to Bath St., Pike St. to Kirkbride St.
Sewers, curb elevations, proposed road sketched in pencil
154-03 MTD Plan of the regulations of the 23rd Ward, First Section, Philadelphia. [Resolution Dec. 19, 1857; confirmed by Court May 19, 1862 and Feb. 15, 1871] Shallcross, Isaac 1862 ca.
Mounted
27 x 61 in.
23rd Ward, 1st Section. Bounded by Erie to Lehigh Aves., 9th to 16th Sts.
Curb elevations
154-04 CP Plan of the [number omitted] section of the revision of lines and grades of the Twenty-fifth Ward Philadelphia [Ordinances 1880 and 1885; confirmed March 15, 1886] Webster, George S. 1886
Tracing
62 x 29 in.
25th Ward. Bounded by 9th St., Lehigh Ave., 11th St., Germantown Ave., and Erie Ave.
Topography, streams, building footprints, old roads
155-01 HP Plan of the First Section of the survey and regulation of the District of Richmond agreeably to an Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania approved the twenty-seventh day of February A.D. 1847. Surveyed and returned 9th mo 12th 1848 by Joseph Fox, Henry Haines. [Attachments: [Plan of] Property transferred to the District of Richmond by the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad Company [1850] and an 1892 letter from Court of Quarter Sessions noting that the plan was confirmed in 1849] Fox, Joseph; Haines, Henry 1848
Mounted
51 x 37 in.
1 inch = c. 120 feet
Richmond District, 1st Section. Bounded by Delaware River to Lemon St., Norris to Williams Sts.
Aramingo Canal, sewers, curb elevations, penciled wharf
155-02 HP Plan of the revision of grades made to suit the bridges over Aramingo Canal in part of the First Section of the survey & regulation of the 19th Ward, City of Philadelphia, revised & returned March 3, 1857 by James P. Davis, City Surveyor 6th District Davis, James P. 1857
Mounted
25 x 31 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
19th Ward, 1st Section. Aramingo Canal, York St. to Lehigh Ave., Salmon to Cedar Sts.
Aramingo Canal, sewers, curb elevations
155-03 HP Supplement to the survey & regulation of the First Section of the District of Richmond. Made & returned Oct. 4th 1853. Spain, Edward Livingston 1853
Mounted
26 x 20 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Richmond District, 1st Section. Bounded by Richmond to Cedar Sts., York to Huntingdon Sts.
Aramingo (Gunner's Run) Canal, sewers, curb elevations
156-01 MTD Plan of revision of grades of the Second Section of the Twenty-third Ward Philadelphia. [Confirmed 1873 and 1876] Not named 1873
Mounted
46 x 54 in.
23rd Ward, 2nd Section. Bounded by Allegheny to Lehigh Aves., 9th St. to A St.
Curb elevations, sewers, streams, railroad
156-02 MTD Plan of the revision of lines and grades of the Second Section in the Twenty-fifth Ward Philadelphia [Ordinances 1870, 1880 and 1885; confirmed 1884, 1885 and 1886] Not named 1884
Mounted
41 x 54 in.
25th Ward, 2nd Section. Bounded by Allegheny to Lehigh Aves., 9th to A Sts.
Topography, streams, railroads, Fairhill Reservoir
156-03 MTD Plan of regulations of the Second Section of the 23d Ward Philadelphia. [Approved Jan. 8, 1860; confirmed by Court May 10, 1863] Not named 1860
Mounted
44 x 50 in.
23rd Ward, 2nd Section. Bounded by Allegheny to Lehigh Aves., A St. to 9th St.
Curb elevations, sewers, streams, railroad
157-01 MTD Plan of regulations of the Third Section of the 23d Ward Philadelphia. [Resolution Dec. 19, 1857; approved Jan. 3, 1860; confirmed by Court Dec. 22, 1860] Shallcross, Isaac 1860
Mounted
45 x 50 in.
23rd Ward, 3rd Section. Bounded by Erie to Allegheny Aves., 2nd to 11th Sts.
Curb elevations, railroads
157-02 MTD Plan of the Third Section of the revision of lines and grades Twenty-fifth Ward (late Twenty-third Ward) Philadelphia. [Ordinances 1880 and 1885; confirmed March 29, 1886] Webster, George S. 1886
Mounted
39 x 46 in.
Bounded by Allegheny to Erie Aves., 11th to 2nd Sts.
Topography, streams, railroad
158-01 MTD Plan of regulations of the Fourth Section of the 23d Ward Philadelphia [Resolution Dec. 19, 1857; approved Jan. 3, 1860; confirmed by Court June 11, 1860] Shallcross, Isaac 1860
Mounted
47 x 53 in.
23rd Ward, 4th Section. Bounded by Erie and Allegheny Aves., F St. and 2nd St.
Curb elevations, sewers
158-02 MTD Plan of the revision of grades on the Fourth Section of the Twenty-fifth Ward (late Twenty-third Ward) Philadelphia. [Ordinance May 1, 1874; confirmed July 19, 1875.] Shallcross, Isaac 1875
Mounted
42 x 50 in.
25th Ward, 4th Section. Bounded by Delaware River to Bath St., Pike St. to Kirkbride St.
Curb elevations, creek, Connecting Railroad
158-03 MTD Plan of the revision of lines and grades upon City Plan No. 158, Thirty-Third Ward Philadelphia [Ordinances 1893 and 1895; confirmed 1896] Brinton, Walter 1895
Mounted
40 x 50 in.
Bounded by Allegheny Ave. to Connecting Railway above Venango St., 2nd St. to F St.
Topography, streams, building footprints, railroad, old roads
158-05 MTD Plan of the revision of lines and grades on portion of Plan No. 159 and grades of Venango, Tioga, Westmoreland [and] Ontario Sts., and Allegheny Ave. to avoid crossing at grade with the tracks of the Fairhill Railroad. Thirty-third Ward, Phila. [Ordinance Feb. 27, 1893; surveyed July 17, 1893; confirmation not noted] Brinton, Walter 1893
Mounted
42 x 35 in.
33rd Ward. Bounded by Erie to Allegheny Aves., A St. to F St.
Topography, building footprints, stream, pond. Changes made to remove railroad grade crossings.
159-01 HP Plan of the Second Section of the survey and regulation of the District of Richmond agreeably to an Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania passed the twenty-seventh day of February A.D. 1847. Surveyed and returned 12th mo 31st 1847 By Joseph Fox, Henry Haines [Confirmed June 23, 1848] Fox, Joseph; Haines, Henry 1847
Mounted
49 x 32 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Richmond District, 2nd Section. Bounded by Norris to Somerset Sts., Jasper to Lemon Sts.
Reading Railroad, Philadelphia and Trenton Railroad, sewers, curb elevations
160-02 MTD Plan of the regulations of the Sixth Section of the 23rd Ward, Philadelphia. [Resolution Dec. 19, 1857; approved Jan. 16, 1860; confirmed by Court June 11, 1860] Shallcross, Isaac 1860
Mounted
53 x 49 in.
23rd Ward, 6th Section. Bounded by Erie and Allegheny Aves, Frankford Ave. and F St..
Curb elevations, streams; gradient of the regulated streets also noted
160-04 MTD Plan of the Sixth Section of the revision of lines and grades of the Twenty-fifth Ward (late Twenty-third) Philadelphia [Ordinances 1880 and 1885; confirmed 1887, 1888, 1891] Not named 1887
Mounted
59 x 52 in.
25th Ward, 6th Section. Bounded by Erie Ave., Frankford Ave., Allegheny Ave. and F St.
Topography, streams, ponds, old roads
160-10 FLAT Plan for placing Harrowgate Park on the City Plan. 25th Ward, Phila. Brinton, Walter 1893
Mounted
Bounded by Kensington Ave., Tioga St., Jasper St. and Kettlewell (Schiller) St.
Stream, building footprints, park
161-01 MTD Plan of grade regulations of the Tenth Section of the Township of Blockley [Resolution Feb. 24, 860; approval noted but no date] Smedley, Samuel L. 1860
Mounted
40 x 47 in.
1 inch = 135 feet
West Philadelphia, Blockley, 10th Section. Bounded by Girard to Columbia Aves., 56th to 66th Sts.
Topography, streams, dam and pond
161-02 MTD Plan of the Tenth Section of the survey of the late Township of Blockley, made agreeably to two Acts of Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania approved respectively on the 3rd of April, A.D. 1851 and the 13th of May A.D. 1856 [Survey returned Dec. 20, 1858; approved by Board of Surveyors Oct. 3, 1859; confirmed by Court Dec. 8, 1859] Lightfoot, Francis 1858
Mounted
40 x 46 in.
1 inch = 135 feet
West Philadelphia, Blockley Township, 10th Section. Bounded by Haverford to Columbia Aves., 56th to 65th Sts.
Property lines and ownership, building footprints, railroad
163-03 MTD Plan of the grade regulations and revision of street lines on the Second Division of the Twenty-first now Twenty-eighth Ward of the City of Philadelphia [Resolutions Oct. 1, 1870 and June 24, 1871; confirmed July 19, 1875. Copy made in 1900] Not named 1875
Mounted
41 x 89 in.
21st Ward, 2nd Division. Bounded by Abbotsford Ave. to School House Lane, Schuylkill River to Wissahickon Ave.
Topography, streams, mill ponds, building footprints,

Identifer Preview Title Surveyor Date Media / Size / Scale Geographic Area / Map Features
163-05 MTD Plan of the re-survey of that part of the Second Division of the Twenty-first Ward which lies northwest of Logan Street continued [Resolution April 17, 1856; approved Feb. 20, 1860; confirmed by Court June 11, 1860] Siddall, Joseph S. 1860
Mounted
51 x 35 in.
28th (late 21st) Ward, 2nd Division. Bounded by Logan St., Township Line Rd. and Schuylkill River
Curb elevations, old roads
163-07 MTD Topographical survey between Coulter St. and School Lane from Ridge Avenue to Wissahickon Avenue in the Twenty-eighth Ward Philadelphia. [Ordinance June 17, 1886] Datesman, George E. 1886 ca.
Mounted
20 x 80 in.
28th Ward. Bounded by Ridge to Wissahickon Aves., Coulter St. to School [School House] Lane.
Topography, with many details: planted trees and woodland, building footprints (with one marked 'in ruins'), streams, springs, ponds, marshland
163-11 MTD Plan of the lines and grades of Ridge Avenue [Resolution June 24, 1871; confirmed March 17, 1873] Not named 1873
Mounted
18 x 68 in.
Ridge Avenue
Topography, rock outcrops along Schuylkill River, Wissahickon Creek, benchmark buildings
164-01 HP Plan showing the revision of lines and grades of Grays Ferry Avenue between Washington Ave. and 36th Street and streets intersecting the same and vacating 29th St. Nobré, John M. 1906
Tracing
22 x 46 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington Railroad
164-02 HP Plan of revision on the lines and grades of part of Plan 164. Wharton to Tasker and 22nd to 33rd Sts. 36th Ward. [Ordinance April 4, 1894; confirmed 1894 and 1913] Daly, Thomas 1894
Mounted
22 x 68 in.
South Philadelphia. Bounded by Wharton to Tasker Sts., 22nd to 33rd Sts.
Curb elevations
164-03 HP Plan showing the revision of lines and grades on that portion of Plan 164 between Thirty-fifth Street and Schuylkill River, Reed and Tasker Streets, Thirty-sixth Ward, Philadelphia [Ordinance March 5, 1901; confirmed July 15, 1901] Nobré, John M. 1901
Mounted
17 x 26 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
South Philadelphia. Bounded by Reed to Tasker Sts., 35th St. to Schuylkill River
Building footprints, railroad
164-04 HP Plan striking from city plan and vacating Schuylkill Avenue Wharton to Grays Ferry Road Thirty-sixth Ward, Philadelphia Dale, Joseph 1894
Mounted
South Philadelphia. Bounded by Wharton St, 36th St., Gray's Ferry Ave and Schuylkill Ave.
Curb regulations, railroad
164-05 HP Plan showing revision of lines and grades over territory bounded by Ellsworth St., Twenty-ninth St., Grays Ferry Road, Thirty-third St., Tasker St. and Schuylkill River. Twenty-Sixth Ward, Philadelphia. Daly, Thomas 1892
Mounted
38 x 50 in.
South Philadelphia, 26th Ward. Bounded by Ellsworth St., 29th St., Grays Ferry Road, 33rd St., Tasker St. and Schuylkill River.
Curb regulation, Port Wardens and bulkhead lines, Schuylkill River East Side Railroad, sash iron works, Kalion Chemical Co.
164-06 HP Plan of the survey and regulation of the southwestern portion of the late District of Moyamensing, as authorized by Act of Assembly approved March 29th, 1849 Daly, Thomas
Mounted
Moyamensing, southwestern section. Carpenter to Tasker, 22nd to 36th, Schuylkill River
U.S. Arsenal, Gray's Ferry Bridge, about 30 building footprints
164-06 HP tracing Plan of the survey and regulation of the southwestern portion of the late District of Moyamensing, as authorized by Act of Assembly approved March 29th, 1850 Daly, Thomas 1861
Tracing
38 x 85 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Moyamensing, southwestern section. Bounded by 22nd St., Tasker St. Schuylkill River and Carpenter St.
U.S. Arsenal, Gray's Ferry Bridge, about 30 building footprints, railroad
164-07 HP tracing Plan showing the revision of lines and grades in the Twenty-sixth & Thirtieth Wards Philadelphia. [Ordinances 1874 and 1878; confirmed 1888] Not named 1878 ca.
Tracing
36 x 81 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
South Philadelphia. Bounded by Schuylkill River to 22nd St., Tasker Ave. to Carpenter St.
Topography, streams, river bank, clay pits, ponds
164-27 HP Plan of Wharton Square between Wharton and Reed Sts. and Twenty-third and Twenty-fourth Sts. Thirty-sixth Ward Philadelphia. Containing 3-81/100 acres. [ Ordinance April 11, 1890; survey returned May 1, 1895.] Daly, Thomas 1895
Blueprint
18 x 22 in.
South Philadelphia
Jacob E. Ridgeway House and surrounding topography
164-x HP Plan showing revision of lines and grades over part of Plan 164 Daly, Thomas 1900 ca.
Blueprint
36 x 51 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb regulation, Port Wardens and bulkhead lines, Schuylkill River East Side Railroad
165-02 MTD copy Plan of the Third Section of the survey and regulation of Chestnut Hill, Twenty-second Ward, Philadelphia. [Copy of original plan made ca. 1900.] Lightfoot, Jesse 1860
Mounted
40 x 65 in.
Chestnut Hill, 22nd Ward, 3rd Section. Bounded by Indian to Chestnut Hill Aves., County Line Rd. to 31st St.
Curb elevations, stream and spring
165-03 MTD Plan of revision of Evergreen Avenue as directed by resolution of Councils October 13, 1869. [Survey returned Oct. 19, 1869; confirmed by Court Nov. 29, 1869] Lightfoot, Jesse 1869
Mounted
20 x 26 in.
Bounded by Summit St. to Union Ave., Germantown Ave. to County Line Rd.
Curb elevations, railroad
165-03 MTD tracing Plan of revision of Evergreen Avenue as directed by resolution of Councils October 13, 1869. [Survey returned Oct. 19, 1869; confirmed by Court Nov. 29, 1869] Lightfoot, Jesse 1869
Tracing
19 x 26 in.
Bounded by Summit St. to Union Ave., Germantown Ave. to County Line Rd.
Curb elevations, railroad
165-05 MTD Plan of revision of grade on Highland Ave. from Germantown Ave. to 30th Street [Resolution June 20, 1882; confirmed Feb. 6, 1888] Jones, Walter 1888
Mounted
30 x 12 in.
Chestnut Hill. Bounded by 30th (Seminole) St. to Germantown Ave., Union Ave. to Evergreen Ave.
Curb elevations
165-07 CP Plan of revision of lines and grades of Thirtieth Street [Seminole Ave.] from Willow Grove Ave. to Chestnut Hill Ave. [Ordinance June 21, 1882; confirmed Oct. 5, 1891] Not named 1891
Mounted
48 X 17 in.
Bounded by Chestnut Hill Ave. to Willow Grove Ave., 29th (Navajo) to 31st (St. Martin's) Sts.
Curb elevations
166-01 FLAT Plan of Regent St. (Sq.) from 42nd St. to 43rd St. in the 27th Ward, Philad'a. [Ordinance Feb. 10, 1892; confirmed Mar 31, 1892] Jones, William H. 1892
Tracing
13 x 11 in.
West Philadelphia
Curb elevations, building footprints
166-01 MTD Plan of revision of lines and grades of that portion of the Twenty-seventh Ward of the City of Philadelphia embraced in the limits of Plan No. 166 on file in the Department of Surveys [Ordinance Dec. 31, 1875; confirmed Feb. 4, 1878] Jones, William H. 1878
Mounted
West Philadelphia
Mill Creek, pond, building footprints
166-02 FLAT Plan of Delancey Street from Forty-second St. eastward 150 ft., 27th Ward, Philadelphia, as directed to be placed on the City Plan [Ordinance March 30, 1894; confirmed Sept. 3, 1894] Jones, William H. 1894
Tracing
10 x 13 in.
West Philadelphia
Curb elevations, building footprints
166-02 MTD Plan of the revised grade regulation of the Fourth Section of West Philadelphia together with a survey and regulation of a portion of the late Township of Blockley adjoining [Resolutions 1858 and 1859; survey returned Nov. 1859; approved Feb. 20, 1860; confirmed by Act of Assembly March 28, 1860] Miller, James 1859
Mounted
35 x 53 in.
West Philadelphia, 4th Section. Bounded by 40th to 44th Sts., Woodland Ave. and 45th St. to Market St.
Mill Creek, with pond near Chestnut St. and pond below Baltimore Ave.; sewers
166-03 FLAT Plan of 41-1/2 Street (Holly St.) from Chester Avenue northward 300 ft., 27th Ward Philadelphia, as directed to be placed on the City Plan [Ordinance March 30, 1894; confirmed Sept. 3, 1894] Jones, William H. 1894
Tracing
11 x 16 in.
West Philadelphia
Curb elevations, building footprints
166-04 FLAT Plan of the revision of lines and grades on that portion of Plan 166 bounded by 42d, 43d, Spruce and Pine Sts. [Ordinance Feb. 10, 1892; confirmed May 2, 1891] Jones, William H. 1892
Tracing
West Philadelphia
Curb elevations, building footprints
166-05 HP Plan of changed line of Greenway Avenue Twenty-fourth Ward Miller, James 1861
Mounted
17 x 42 in.
West Philadelphia. Bounded by Kingsessing Ave., 42nd St., Darby (Woodland) Ave., and 49th St.
Mill Creek, mill pond, building footprints, sewers
166-06 HP Plan of changed line of Baltimore Avenue in the Twenty-fourth Ward Miller, James 1861
Mounted
16 x 34 in.
West Philadelphia. Bounded by Pine St., 40th St., Woodland Ave. to 42nd St. to Baltimore Ave., and 45th St.
Mill Creek, bridge at Baltimore Ave. and mill pond below that street, sewers
166-07 FLAT Plan to strike from the City Plan Brooklyn St. from Spruce St. to Pine St., 27th Ward, Phil'a. [Ordinance June 12, 1899; confirmed Oct. 23, 1899] Gillingham, J. Harvey 1899
Mounted
19 x 11 in.
West Philadelphia. Bounded by 42nd to 43rd Sts., Pine to Spruce Sts.
Curb elevations, building footprints
166-08 FLAT Plan placing Osage Ave. from Forty-second St. to Forty-third St., Twenty-seventh Ward [Ordinance June 30, 1910; confirmed Oct. 17, 1910] Gillingham, J. Harvey 1910
Mounted
15 x 11 in.
West Philadelphia
Curb elevations
166-09 FLAT Plan of St. Mark's Square between Walnut and Locust Streets in the Twenty-seventh Ward, Philadelphia Ordinance Dec. 31, 1881; confirmed Aug. 7, 1882] Jones, William H. 1882
Paper
12 x 12 in.
West Philadelphia
Curb elevations
166-10 FLAT Plan striking from the City Plan Forty-fourth Street from Osage Avenue to Kingsessing Avenue, Twenty-seventh Ward [Ordinance June 3, 1904; confirmed Sept. 19, 1904] Gillingham, J. Harvey 1904
Mounted
16 x 10 in.
West Philadelphia
Curb elevations
166-11 FLAT Plan of the placing on City Plan for park purposes a lot of ground in the 27th Ward, situate between 43rd & 44th Sts., Baltimore and Chester Aves., to be called Clarence H. Clark Park [Ordinance June 18, 1894; survey returned July 9, 1894; no confirmation noted] Jones, William H. 1894
Mounted
13 x 12 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
West Philadelphia
Clark Park
166-12 FLAT Plan of the revision of lines and grades of that portion of Plan No. 166 bounded by 43rd St., Chester Ave., 45th St. and Baltimore Ave., 27th Ward, Phila. [Ordinance Oct. 23, 1901; survey returned Jan. 2, 1902; confirmed Jan. 20, 1902] Gillingham, J. Harvey 1902
Mounted
17 x 14 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
West Philadelphia
Curb elevations
166-13 FLAT Plan of De-Lancey [now Delancey] St. 20 ft. wide from 41st St. to 40-1/4 St. and Forty and One-Quarter St. 20 ft. wide from De-Lancey St. to Pine St., 27th Ward, Phila. [Ordinance Dec. 23, 1895; survey returned Feb. 14, 1896; confirmed March 23, 1896] Gillingham, J. Harvey 1896
Mounted
15 x 13 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
West Philadelphia
Curb elevations, building footprints
166-14 FLAT Plan of St. Marks Street from Baltimore Ave. southward, 27th Ward, Phil'a. [Ordinance July 9, 1897; confirmed Oct. 18, 1897] Gillingham, J. Harvey 1897
Mounted
19 x 12 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
West Philadelphia
Curb elevations, building footprints
167-02 MTD Plan for placing on City Plan Cobbs Creek Park, Thirty-fourth Ward. [Ordinance July 7, 1908; confirmed May 3, 1909] Johnson, Joseph 1909
Mounted
42 x 65 in.
West Philadelphia, Cobbs Creek Park. Bounded by Haverford Ave. to Cobb's Creek, Lansdowne Ave. to 63rd St.
Topography, Cobb's Creek and tributary streams, including Indian Creek, building footprints, quarry, mill race, "lake"
167-03 MTD Plan of the Eleventh Section of the survey of the late Township of Blockley. [Acts of Assembly April 3, 1851 and May 13, 1856; survey returned June 6, 1859; confirmed by Board of Surveyors May 7, 1860; confirmed by Court Aug. 24, 1864] Lightfoot, Francis 1859
Mounted
42 x 41 in.
West Philadelphia, Blockley Township, 11th Section. Bounded by Cobb's Creek to Haverford Rd., 65th St. to Carter St.
Indian Creek, Cobb's Creek, property lines and property owners, building footprints.
167-04 MTD Plan 167 to place on City Plan as a public park certain tracts of land in the Thirty-fourth Ward as additions to Cobb's Creek Park and Morris Park and to make the necessary revision of lines and grades of streets. [Ordinance Dec. 2, 1911; confirmed June 1, 1914] Johnson, Joseph 1914
Mounted
43 x 66 in.
West Philadelphia, Cobb's Creek Park and Morris Park. Bounded roughly by Cobb's Creek, Lansdowne Ave., Haverford Ave. and 53rd St.
Topography, drawing of Millbourne Mills, drawing of fishing man with his pole as north arrow, signpost scale, Indian Creek.
167-05 MTD Plan of the Eleventh Division of the survey and regulation of the late Township of Blockley [Resolution Dec. 31, 1875; survey returned Dec. 1877; no confirmation date] Hancock, George W. 1877
Mounted
57 x 54 in.
West Philadelphia, Blockley Township, 11th Division. Bounded roughly by Haverford and Haddington Aves. to Cobbs Creek, 65th St. to Sellers St.
Topography, Indian Creek, mill races, ponds, building footprints, quarries
168-01 HP Plan of the Third Section of the survey and regulation of Kensington District approved by the Board of Commissioners May 17, 1852, revised and returned 1852, by James P. Davis. Davis, James P. 1852
Mounted
52 x 46 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Kensington District, 3rd Section. Bounded by Norris St. to Lehigh Ave., 2nd St. to Frankford Ave.
Norris Square with delineation of paths, sewers, curb elevations
169-02 MTD Plan to place on the City Plan Coleman Street (70 feet wide) from 54th St. to 56th St. [Ordinance May 13, 1913; confirmed Aug. 4, 1913] Johnson, Joseph 1913
Mounted
16 x 23 in.
West Philadelphia. Bounded by Wynnefield Ave, 54th St., Susquehanna Ave. and 56th St.
Curb elevations
169-06 MTD Plan of the Thirteenth Section of the survey of the late Township of Blockley made in pursuance to two Acts of Assembly of the State of Pennsylvania approved respectively on the 3rd day of April A.D. 1851 and on the 13th day of May A.D. 1856. [Survey returned Dec. 7, 1859; approved May 7, 1860; confirmed by Court July 20, 1861] Lightfoot, Francis 1859
Mounted
44 x 43 in.
1 inch = 150 feet
West Philadelphia, Blockley, 13th Section. Bounded by Columbia Ave. to City Ave., 56th to 66th Sts.
Curb elevations, old roads, railroad
169-07 MTD tracing part1 First section - Plan of the Fourth Section of the revised survey and regulation of the Twenty-fourth Ward in the vicinity of Fairmount Park [Resolution Feb. 16, 1869; survey returned July 1,1876; confirmed April 9, 1877; tracing made in 1911] Hancock, George W. 1876
Tracing
63 x 52 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
West Philadelphia. Covers part of City Plan 169; adjoins 169-07_MTD_tracing_part2. Entire area bounded roughly by City Ave. to Oxford Ave., 66th to 53rd Sts.
Topography, Mill Creek and tributary streams, ponds, mill races, building footprints, railroad
169-07 MTD tracing part2 Second section - Plan of the Fourth Section of the revised survey and regulation of the Twenty-fourth Ward in the vicinity of Fairmount Park [Resolution Feb. 16, 1869; survey returned July 1,1876; confirmed April 9, 1877; tracing made in 1911] Hancock, George W. 1876
Tracing
63 x 48 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
West Philadelphia. Covers part of City Plan 169; adjoins 169-07_MTD_tracing_part1. Entire area bounded roughly by City Ave. to Oxford Ave., 66th to 53rd Sts.
Topography, Mill Creek and tributary streams, ponds, mill races, building footprints, railroad
169-15 MTD Plan to revise the lines and grades on the portion of City Plan No. 169 between Wynnefield Ave., Overbrook Ave., 54th St. and 57th St., and to change the name of 55th Street from Overbrook Ave. to City Ave., to 56th Street, and to change the name of 56th Street from Overbrook Ave. to City Ave., to Ithan Street. [Ordinance Nov. 28, 1914; confirmed May 3, 1915] Not named 1915
Mounted
28 x 40 in.
West Philadelphia. Bounded by City Ave. to Woodbine Ave., 54th to 57th Sts.
Topography
170 CP [No title. Topography on City Plan 170, Fairmount Park vicinity] Not named 1880 ca.
Blueprint
71 x 42 in.
West Philadelphia. Bounded roughly by City Ave. to Columbia Ave., Bryn Mawr Ave. and Parkside Ave. to 54th St.
Topography, streams
170-01 MTD Plan authorizing the revision of a portion of Plan No. 170 in the Thirty-fourth Ward striking from the City Plan Arlington Street from Fifty-second St. to Fifty-fourth St. The revision of the lines and grades of Fifty-third St. from Berks Street to Lebanon Avenue. The revision of the lines and grades of Georges Lane from Columbia Avenue to Berks Street and to place on the City Plan Georges Lane from Berks Street to Lebanon Avenue [Ordinance Jan. 30, 1913; confirmed Nov. 3, 1913 Johnson, Joseph 1913
Mounted
41 x 39 in.
West Philadelphia. Bounded by Susquehanna Ave., Parkside Ave. or George's Run, Columbia Ave. and 54th St.
Topography, stream (George's Run) above 52nd St. and Parkside Ave.
170-02 MTD Plan of the Eighth Section of the survey of the late Township of Blockley, made agreeably to the Acts of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania approved April 3rd, 1851 and May 13th, 1857. Surveyed under a contract made with the Blockley Commissioners by Samuel L. Smedley, City Surveyor & Regulator, 11th Dist., Philadelphia, Pa. Approved by the Board of Surveyors...March 3d, 1862. Smedley, Samuel L. 1859
Mounted
38 x 53 in.
West Philadelphia, Blockley Township, 8th Section. Bounded by Oxford St. to City Ave., 48th St., Belmont Estate, 51st and 56th Sts.
George's Run, "part of the Belmont Estate", "S. L. Smedley, Script."
170-05 MTD Plan of Park Side Avenue from Columbia Ave. to Bryn Mawr Ave. [Resolution Feb. 16, 1869; survey returned Jan. 20, 1896; confirmed April 6, 1896] Johnson, Joseph 1896
Mounted
22 x 27 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
West Philadelphia. Parkside Avenue from Bryn Mawr Ave. to Columbia Ave.
Curb elevations, railroad, George's Lake
171-01 MTD Plan of the regulation of the Seventh Section of the Twenty-third Ward, Philadelphia, made in pursuance of a resolution of Councils of the City of Philadelphia passed Feby. 8th, 1858. [Approved by Board of Surveyors April 16, 1860] Shallcross, Isaac 1860
Mounted
50 x 45 in.
23rd Ward, 7th Section. Bounded by Germantown Ave. to 12th St., Erie Ave. to Cayuga St..
Railroad
171-39 MTD Plan of Camac Street [Ordinance June 21, 1878; confirmed Oct. 21, 1878] Not named 1878
Paper
19 x 8 in.
Bounded by Pike St., Old York Rd., Erie Ave. and 13th St.
Curb elevations
172-01 HP Plan of the Ninth Section of the survey and regulation of the Twenty-first Ward of the City of Philadelphia, Made in pursuance of an ordinance of the Select and Common Councils of the said City, approved Aug. 15th, 1855. Siddall, Joseph S. 1855
Mounted
33 x 58 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
21st Ward, 9th Section. Bounded by Columbia to Susquehanna Aves., 30th St. to Schuylkill River
Property owners, lines, benchmark building, sewers, streams, topographical shading, three actual streets, curb elevations. Plan predates Fairmount Park.
172-02 HP Plan of the revision of lines and grades of Thirty-third Street and Ridge Avenue between Montgomery and Huntingdon Streets, 28th Ward [Resolution July 25, 1872; confirmed Oct. 21, 1872] Not named 1872
Mounted
56 x 17 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
28th Ward. Bounded by 32nd to 34th Sts., Montgomery to Huntingdon Sts.
Building footprints, additional roads
173-03 MTD Plan of the Tenth Section of the survey and regulation of the Twenty-first Ward of the City of Philadelphia. [Ordinance Aug. 15, 1855; aproved by Board of Surveyors April 16, 1860; confirmed by Court June 11, 1860] Siddall, Joseph S. 1860
Mounted
33 X 48 in.
21st Ward, 10th Section. Bounded by Susquehanna to Lehigh Aves., Schuylkill River to 30th St.
Streams, topographical shading, railroad, new streets added in red ink
174-02 MTD Plan of the Eleventh Section of the survey and regulation of the Twenty-first Ward of the City of Philadelphia [Ordinance Aug. 15, 1855; approved July 18, 1860; confirmed by Court May 19, 1862] Siddall, Joseph S. 1860
Mounted
66 x 40 in.
21st Ward, 11th Section. Bounded roughly by Erie Ave., 30th St., Lehigh Ave., and Ridge Ave. and Schuylkill River
Curb elevations, sewers, streams, railroad
174-04 MTD Plan of the revision of lines and grades of Plan No. 174 Twenty eighth Ward Philadelphia [Ordinance April 7, 1893; survey returned July 14, 1894; confirmed April 3, 1899] Fuller, H. M. 1894
Mounted
33 x 38 in.
Bounded by Lehigh to Allegheny Aves., Ridge Ave. to 29th St.
Topography, building footprints, property lines, Odd Fellows Cemetery, Cambria Reservoir Site, ponds, streams
175-01 HP Plan of the revision of grades in a portion of the First Ward as directed by resolution of Select and Common Councils [Approved april 26, 1859] Close, Charles S. 1860
Mounted
41 x 93 in.
1 inch = 120 feet
South Philadelphia, 1st Ward. Delaware River to Passyunk Ave., Wharton St. to Snyder Ave.
Curb elevations, building footprints sewers
176-01 MTD tracing Plan of the Fifth Section of the resurvey and regulation of the late Borough of Germantown, Twenty-second Ward, City of Philadelphia. Resolution April 17, 1856; approved by Board of Surveyors October 21, 1861] Lightfoot, Jesse 1856
Tracing
51 x 66 in.
22nd Ward, 5th Section, Germantown. Bounded by 20th St., Somerville Ave., Stenton Ave., Mill St. and Germantown Ave.
Wingohocking Creek
176-07 MTD Revised plan of Peale [Belfield] Street. [Resolution April 19, 1875; confirmed May 3, 1875] Lightfoot, Jesse 1875
Mounted
20 x 16 in.
Peale St. (Belfield Ave.) between Mill St. and Penn St.
Wingohocking Creek, Philadelphia and Germantown Railroad
177 CP Plan 177 [Topography] Not named 1875 ca.
Tracing
60 x 43 in.
Germantown. Bounded by Washington Lane, Stenton Ave., and Chew St.
Topography, streams, quarries, Awbury Arboretum
177-01 MTD Plan of the Eighth Section of the resurvey and regulation of the late Borough of Germantown, Twenty-second Ward, City of Philadelphia [Resolution April 17, 1856; approved Oct. 21, 1861; confirmed by Court June 4, 1862] Lightfoot, Jesse 1861
Mounted
49 x 53 in.
22nd Ward, 8th Section, Germantown. Bounded by Stenton Ave., Line Rd., E. Washington Ave., Chew St. and Mill St.
Streams, curb elevations, railroad, sewers
177-01 MTD tracing Plan of the Eighth Section of the resurvey and regulation of the late Borough of Germantown. [Resolution April 17, 1856; approved Oct. 21, 1861. Black and white tracing.] Lightfoot, Jesse 1861
Tracing
54 x 49 in.
22nd Ward, 8th Section, Germantown. Bounded by Stenton Ave., Line Rd., E. Washington Ave., Chew St. and Mill St.
Streams, curb elevations, railroad, sewers
178-02 MTD Plan of the revision of lines and grades of City Plan No. 178, 42nd Ward Philadelphia, bounded by Ruscomb St., Broad St., the line of Chew St., Stenton Ave., and the right of way of the Phila., Germantown and Norristown Railroad. And to lay out on said plan such parkways, parking places, and parks as may best preserve the natural beauties of the land within said boundaries. [Ordinance Dec. 1, 1911; confirmed various dates to Sept. 21, 1911] Wagner, Joseph C. 1911
Mounted
48 x 48 in.
Bounded by Ruscomb St., Broad St., the line of Chew St., Stenton Ave., and the right of way of the Philadelphia, Germantown and Norristown Railroad.
Topography without streams, parks placed in stream valleys including Wister's Woods, Wakefield Park, Belfield Park, Kemble Park, and Harpers Hollow Park; Wingohocking Creek watershed. Most of these parks were never placed on city plan.
178-04 CP [No title. Topography on portion of City Plan 178] Not named 1895 ca.
Tracing
32 x 32 in.
Bounded by Chew St. to Duncannon St., Broad to 20th Sts.
Topography, street grid unbroken in spite of deep stream valleys in this section; later plan (178-04 MTD) shows curving streets following stream valleys.
178-04 MTD Plan of revision of lines and grades of that portion of City Plan No. 178, Twenty-second Ward Philadelphia bounded by Broad Street, Nineteenth Street, Chew Street and Fisher Avenue… [Ordinances 1892 and 1900; survey returned April 16, 1900; plan confirmed July 16, 1900] Wagner, Joseph C. 1900
Mounted
38 x 28 in.
Bounded by Chew St. to Fisher Ave., Broad to 19th Sts.
Topography, shows streams and pond under Ogontz Avenue, Wingohocking Creek. Grid broken to allow curving streets.
178-06 CP Plan of the Third Section of survey and regulation of the late Township of Bristol, Twenty-second Ward City of Philadelphia. [ Resolution, date not noted; "Filed Nov. 19, 1860"; approved Nov. 4, 1861; confirmed by Court May 19, 1862] Lightfoot, Jesse 1860
Tracing
49 x 53 in.
22nd Ward, 3rd Section, Bristol. Bounded by Chew St., Old York Rd., Ruscomb St. and Philadelphia and Germantown Railroad.
Wingohocking Creek, confluence of east and west branches; tributary streams, mill races, building footprints.
179-02 HP Plan of portion of City Plan No. 179 showing the revision of the lines & grades and the relocation of Delaware Avenue from Wolf Street to Curtin Street and the revision of the lines & grades of streets intersecting the same and adjacent thereto. [Ordinance June 25, 1912; confirmed December 30, 1912] Martin, G. L. [?] 1912
Mounted
47 x 49 in.
South Philadelphia. Bounded by Vinton St. and Weccacoe St. to Delaware River, Curtin St. to Wolf St.
Curb elevations, bulkhead line, Delaware River
179-03 HP Plan 179. Showing revisions of lines and grades in a part of the 39th Ward, Philadelphia. [Ordinance Dec. 28, 1895; confirmed May 16, 1902] Close, Charles W. 1902
Mounted
55 x 89 in.
South Philadelphia. Bounded by 5th St. to Delaware River, Curtin to Wolf Sts.
Curb elevations, railroads, bulkhead and pierhead lines
179-04 HP [No title. Durfor Street between Fourth and Fifth Streets. Ordinances June 22 and 30, 1891; confirmed Sept. 21, 1891]] Close, Charles W. 1891
Paper
11 x 11 in.
South Philadelphia. Durfor Street
Curb elevations
179-05 HP Plan placing upon the City Plans Fitzgerald Street from Third Street to Fourth Street in the Thirty-ninth Ward Philadelphia, Pa. [Ordinance April 2, 1898; confirmed Dec. 19, 1898] Close, Charles W. 1898
Paper
11 x 11 in.
South Philadelphia. Fitzgerald Street
Curb elevations
179-06 HP Plan placing on City Plan Durfor Street from Third Street to Fourth Street [Ordinance June 2, 1898; confirmed Sept. 19, 1898] Close, Charles W. 1898
Paper
11 x 11 in.
South Philadelphia. Durfor Street
Curb elevations
179-07 HP Plan placing upon the city plan Fitzgerald Street from Fourth Street to Fifth Street [Ordinance July 9, 1897; confirmed Oct. 18, 1897] Close, Charles W. 1897
Paper
11 x 11 in.
South Philadelphia. Fitzgerald Street
Curb elevations
179-08 HP Plan for placing Durfor Street and Fitzgerald Street from Front Street to Second Street on City Plan No. 179, Thirty-ninth Ward Philadelphia [Ordinance May 9, 1912; confirmed Nov. 18, 1912] McFadden, R. A. 1912
Mounted
14 x 10 in.
South Philadelphia. Durfor and Fitzgerald Streets
Curb elevations
179-09 HP Plan for placing Gladstone and Roseberry Streets from Front Street to Second Street on City Plan No. 179, Thirty-ninth Ward Philadelphia [Ordinance May 27, 1912; confirmed Dec. 16, 1912] McFadden, R. A. 1912
Mounted
14 x 10 in.
South Philadelphia. Gladstone and Roseberry Streets
Curb elevations
179-10 HP Plan placing on City Plan American Street from Wolf Street to Ritner Street Ordinance June 2, 1898; confirmed Sept. 19, 1898] Close, Charles W. 1898
Paper
11 x 11 in.
South Philadelphia. American Street
Curb elevations
179-11 HP Plan for placing Philip Street and American Street from Ritner Street to Porter Street on City Plan No. 179, Thirty-ninth Ward Philadelphia [Ordinance June 24, 1913; confirmed Aug. 4, 1913] Puff, Charles F., Jr. 1913
Mounted
14 x 10 in.
South Philadelphia. American Street
Curb elevations
179-12 HP Plan of the Greenwich Improvement Co.'s land in the First Ward of the City of Philadelphia, also part of the streets, roads, &c. as located and established according to an Act of Assembly approved the 29th March 1851 under the direction and approval of [the commissioners]. [Survey returned Feb. 1861; approved by Board of Surveyors April 22, 1861. Title taken from identical copy of plan, in better condition, located in City Archives] Stewart, Thomas S. 1861
Mounted
31 x 53 in.
1 inch = 160 feet
South Philadelphia. Bounded by Fifth St. to Delaware Ave., Wolf to Curtin Sts.
Hay-Cock Creek, building footprints, roadside drains, surveyor stones, property owners, unnamed streams, drainage ditches, village at Ritner and Meadow Sts.; note in pencil: "north and south streets east of Meadow Street are incorrect. -S.K." [Strickland Kneass]
179-13 HP Plan of the revision of streets lines south of the Navy Yard and east of Front Street in the First Ward of the City of Philadelphia [Resolution March 22, 1869; approved by Board of Surveyors June 27, 1870, confirmed by Court May 29, 1871] Not named 1870
Mounted
51 x 100 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
South Philadelphia, First Ward. Reed to Curtin, Front to Delaware River
Stream, 20 building foot prints near Meadow and Ritner, dike
179-13 HP tracing Plan of the revision of streets lines south of the Navy Yard and east of Front Street in the First Ward of the City of Philadelphia [Approved by Board of Surveyors June 27, 1870] Not named 1870
Tracing
51 x 100 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
South Philadelphia, 1st Ward. Bounded by Reed to Curtin Sts., Front St. to Delaware River
Stream, 20 building foot prints near Meadow and Ritner, dike
179-14 HP Plan of the line and grade regulations, First Ward Section No. 5, by Alfred Young [Ordinance Sept. 27, 1861; approved by Board of Surveyors Dec. 27, 1865; confirmed by Court March 29, 1866] Young, Alfred 1865
Mounted
50 x 87 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
South Philadelphia, 1st Ward, 5th Section. Bounded by Wolf to Curtin Sts., 5th St. to Delaware River
Village at Weccacoe, Ritner, and Meadow Sts., many buildings, creeks, old streets, sewers, dike
180-01 HP Plan of survey and grade regulations of part of Twenty-third Ward northeast of Holmesburg and southeast of Frankford and Bristol Turnpike Roads [Resolution July 30, 1860; approved Dec. 1, 1862; confirmed by Court May 18, 1863] Shallcross, Isaac 1862
Mounted
66 x 47 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
23rd Ward. Bounded by Delaware Ave. to Pennypack Lane, Frankford & Bristol Tpk. to Tulip St. and Philadelphia and Trenton Railroad
Pennypack Creek
180-02 HP Plan of the line and curb regulations of Holmesburg in the Twenty-third Ward of the City of Philadelphia [Approved by Board of Surveyors Oct. 21, 1861; confirmed by Court May 19, 1862] Shallcross, Isaac 1861
Mounted
65 x 49 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
23rd Ward, Holmesburg. Bounded by Toy Rd. to Rowland Street, Decatur to Soley Sts.
Pennypack Creek, mill race, curb elevations
181-02 HP Plan of property of the United States comprising Fort Mifflin, Mud Island, and the Old Lazaretto in the Twenty-fourth Ward Philadelphia. Miller, James 1860
Mounted
37 x 107 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Southwest Philadelphia. Bounded by mouth of Schuylkill River to south of Fort Mifflin, between Back Channel and Delaware River.
Naval wharf, Old Lazaretto, specific buildings within Fort Mifflin, old pier, hospital building, Back Channel, sluices, meadow bank, dry land, foot bridges, surveyors' benchmark stone
182-01 HP Plan of Hermits Lane in the 21st Ward, the city of Philadelphia [Resolution March 16, 1861; approved by Board of Surveyors May 6, 1861; confirmed by Court Sept. 19, 1861] Keily, James 1861
Mounted
24 x 53 in.
1 inch = 66 feet
21st Ward. Hermit's Lane, Ridge Road to Wissahickon Creek
Albert Regar's house, property owners, building footprint
182-x HP [Plan showing] Line [of Hermit Lane] fixed by arbitrators, Dec. 1860. [Attached documents not scanned] Not named 1860
Mounted
26 x 36 in.
1 inch = 33 feet
21st Ward. Hermit's Lane, Ridge Road to Wissahickon Creek
Log cabin, streams, numbers keyed to attached report, magnetic and true north.
183-01 MTD Plan of the Fifteenth Section of the survey and regulation of Blockley, Twenty-fourth Ward Philadelphia. [Resolution Nov. 1858; approved by Board of Surveyors Dec. 19, 1870] Miller, James 1870
Mounted
44 x 50 in.
West Philadelphia, Blockley, 15th Section. Bounded by Cobb's Creek , Cedar St., 57th St. and Baltimore Ave.
Sewers, old roads
183-02 MTD Plan of the revision of lines and grades with topography of that portion of the Twenty-seventh Ward, Philadelphia embraced within the limits of Plan No. 183 on file in the Department of Surveys. [Resolution March 7, 1882; survey returned May 15, 1883; confirmed March 18, 1895] Jones, William H. 1883
Mounted
42 x 48 in.
West Philadelphia. Bounded by Cobb's Creek, South St. (now Cedar St.), 57th St. and Baltimore Ave.
Topography, mill races, building footprints, old roads. Note in margin of plan: "Jos. H. Young, topographer and draughtsman"
184 CP Compiled plan of City Plan No. 184. Plan of the revision of lines and grades on the streets of Plan No. 184 in the Twenty-seventh Ward Philadelphia [Compiled March 1956, using base plan with topography made by ordinance of March 20, 1888, and confirmed 1894 and 1895] Jones, William H. 1894
Tracing
52 x 64 in.
West Philadelphia. Bounded by Cobb's Creek, Warrington Ave., 51st St. and Baltimore Ave.
Topography, Thomas Run (Ameaseka Creek) and tributary streams, building footprints
184-01 MTD Plan of the Fourteenth Section of the survey and regulation of Blockley, Twenty-fourth Ward Philadelphia. [Resolution Nov. 1858; approved by Board of Surveyors Dec. 19, 1870] Miller, James (probably) 1870
Mounted
48 x 53 in.
West Philadelphia, Blockley, 14th Section. Bounded by Cobb's Creek, Warrington Ave. 51st St. and Baltimore Ave.
Sewers, West Chester Railroad, Thomas Run (Ameaseka Creek)
184-03 MTD Plan of the revision of lines and grades on the streets of Plan No. 184 in the Twenty-seventh Ward Philadelphia, with topography. [Ordinance 1888; confirmed 1894 and 1895. 184_CP is derived from this, and includes more information with less loss of information] Jones, William H. 1888
Mounted
50 x 60 in.
West Philadelphia. Bounded by Cobb's Creek, Warrington Ave., 51st St. and Baltimore Ave.
Topography, Ameaseka Creek (Thomas Run), building footprints, railroads, mill race, "reservoir," "rain pool"
185 CP [No title. Topography on City Plan 185 and parts of Plans 214 and 215. This plan is contiguous to 198_CP] Not named 1885 ca.
Tracing
42 x 107 in.
Bounded by W. Washington Lane, Germantown Ave., Mower St., Hillside Ave., and Green St.
Topography, streams, mill ponds, dams, quarries, Wissahickon Creek
185-01 MTD Plan showing topography over Third Section, Twenty-second Ward Philadelphia. Not named 1880 ca.
Mounted
50 x 49 in.
22nd Ward, 3rd Section. Washington Lane to Carpenter St., Green St. to Germantown Ave.
Topography. Three plans (185-01, 185-03 and 185-04) show progression of development of Pelham neighborhood. Streams, ponds, quarry, building footprints
185-03 MTD Plan of the revision of lines and grades upon a portion of the Third Section of the late Borough of Germantown, Twenty-second Ward. [Ordinance Jan. 19, 1885; confirmed April 19, 1886] Stallman, H. A. 1886
Mounted
34 x 45 in.
22nd Ward, 3rd Section, Germantown. Bounded by Carpenter to Upsal Sts., Green St. to Germantown Ave.
Topography. Three plans (185-01, 185-03 and 185-04) show progression of development of Pelham neighborhood. Streams, ponds, quarry, building footprints
185-04 MTD Plan of the revision of lines and grades authorized by ordinance of Councils approved Dec. 20th, 1892. [Confirmed 1894 and 1895] Jones, Walter 1893
Mounted
28 x 50 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
22nd Ward, 3rd Section, Germantown. Bounded by Carpenter to Upsal Sts., Green St. to Germantown Ave.
Topography. Three plans (185-01, 185-03 and 185-04) show progression of development of Pelham neighborhood. Streams, ponds, quarry, building footprints
185-05 MTD Plan of revision of curb lines of Greene Street from Upsal St. to Carpenter St., Twenty-second Ward, Philada. [Ordinance June 28, 1899; confirmed Sept. 11, 1899] Wagner, Joseph C. 1899
Mounted
13 x 31 in.
Greene St., between Upsal and Carpenter Sts.
Curb elevations, railroad
185-06 MTD Plan of the revision of Franklin [now Hortter] Street [Ordinance Dec. 31, 1875; confirmed May 1, 1876] Not named 1876
Mounted
14 x 47 in.
Franklin Street near Germantown Ave.
Curb elevations
185-07 MTD Plan of revision of lines & grades of Green [Greene] Street [Ordinance March 15; 1887; confirmed Oct. 17, 1887] Jones, Walter 1887
Mounted
16 x 44 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Greene St. from W. Washington St. to Carpenter St.
Curb elevations
185-08 MTD Plan of Duval Street [Ordinance April 5, 1876; confirmed July 17, 1876] Not named 1876
Mounted
16 x 27 in.
Bounded by Johnson St., Adams St., W. Washington St. and Wayne Ave.
Curb elevations, steam, pond
185-09 MTD Plan of Weaver Street made in accordance with ordinance of Councils approved Nov. 13, 1876. [Confirmed Jan. 15, 1877] Not named 1877
Mounted
10 x 27 in.
Bounded by Good (now Shapnack) St., Germantown Ave., Upsal St. and Jefferson St.
Curb elevations
186-01 HP Plan of line and curb regulation of the Third Section of the 25th Ward of the City of Philadelphia [Ordinance Nov. 8, 1860; approved by Board of Surveyors Nov. 3, 1862; confirmed by Court May 18, 1863] Not named 1862
Mounted
58 x 37 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
25th Ward, 3rd Section. Frankford Creek to Bath St., Reynolds St. to Roxborough St.
Curb elevations
187-03 MTD Plan of the revision of lines and grades on the Second Section of the Twenty-fifth Ward Philadelphia [Ordinances June 23, 1884 and Feb. 26, 1887; confirmed March 17, 1890] Webster, George S. 1890
Mounted
41 x 62 in.
25th Ward, 2nd Section. Bounded by Frankford Creek and Luzerne St., Richmond St., Erie Ave. and Frankford Ave.
Topography, streams, building footprints, railroads

Identifer Preview Title Surveyor Date Media / Size / Scale Geographic Area / Map Features
187-06 MTD Plan of the revision of lines and grades of a portion of City Plan No. 187, 25th Ward, Phila. [Ordinance Dec. 14, 1894; confirmed July 18, 1898 and April 7, 1902[ Mercer, Joseph 1898
Mounted
30 x 32 in.
25th Ward. Bounded roughly by Sepviva St. Roxborough St., Almond St. and Butler St.
Topography, Frankford Creek , railroads
187-07 MTD Plan of the revision of lines and grades of a portion of City Plan No. 187, Twenty-fifth Ward, Philadelphia [Ordinances 1890, 1896 and 1897; survey returned March 2, 1897; confirmed June 21, 1897] Mercer, Joseph 1897
Mounted
26 x 41 in.
25th Ward. Bounded by Frankford Ave., Frankford Creek, Sepviva St. and Erie Ave.
Frankford Creek, railroads
187-09 MTD Plan No. 187. Revision of lines and grades required to avoid grade crossings on the Philadelphia and Trenton Railroad from Butler St. to Erie Ave., Twenty-fifth Ward, Philadelphia [Ordinance Feb. 2, 1897; amended April 1, 1899; confirmed April 2, 1900] Mercer, Joseph 1900
Mounted
21 x 27 in.
Bounded by Coral St., Butler St., Tulip St. and Erie (Castor) Ave.
Curb elevations, railroad
187-10 MTD Plan for placing on the City Plan Arcadia, Coral and Vici Sts. north of Wheatsheaf Lane and east of Frankford Ave., Twenty-fifth Ward, Philadelphia Ordinance Feb. 2, 1897; confirmed May 3, 1897] Mercer, Joseph 1897
Mounted
12 x 19 in.
Several small streets near intersection of Frankford Ave. and Wheatsheaf Lane
Curb elevations
187-11 MTD Plan of the revision of the lines of Frankford Creek from Frankford Ave. to a point 145 ft. northwest of P. and T. R.R. Bridge [Ordinance June 27, 1900; confirmed Nov. 19, 1900] Mercer, Joseph 1900
Mounted
14 x 16 in.
Frankford Creek near Frankford Ave.
Frankford Creek and Frankford Ave. realignment, railroad, old and new channel of creek
188-02 MTD tracing Plan of the revision of lines and grades of the First Section of the Twenty-fifth Ward, Philadelphia. [Ordinance Feb. 25, 1887; confirmed Feb. 3, 1890] Webster, George S. 1890
Tracing
61 x 40 in.
South Philadelphia. 26th Ward, 1st Section. Bounded by Frankford Ave., Erie Ave., Richmond St. and Westmoreland St.
Topography, building footprints
188-04 CP [No title. Topography of City Plan 188] Not named 1888 ca.
Tracing
43 x 72 in.
Bounded by Carbon St., Erie Ave., Frankford Ave. and Allegheny Ave.
Topography, sewers, building footprints
189-01 HP Plan of the 9th Section of the survey of the late Township of Blockley made agreeably to the Act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, approved Apr. 3rd 1851 and May 13, 1857, by Saml. L. Smedley [Survey returned Dec. 18, 1862; confirmation date not noted] Smedley, Samuel L. 1862
Mounted
62 x 34 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
West Philadelphia, Blockley Township, 9th Section. Susquehanna St. to City Ave., 51st St. to Belmont Ave.
Christ Church Hospital, Belmont boundary line
190-01 CP Plan showing streets, contours and property lines from City Av. to Park boundary Not named 1877
Tracing
52 x 43 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
West Philadelphia. Bounded by City Ave., Schuylkill River, Fairmount Park, Edgley Ave., and Windermere (39th) St.
Topography, streams, Simpson's Dam (mill pond), property lines and owners, original roads shown as dotted lines, Reading Railroad
190-01 MTD Plan of the Sixteenth Section of the survey of the late Township of Blockley made agreeably to the Acts of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania approved April 3rd, 1851, and May 13th, 1857. Surveyed by contract with the Board of Commissioners by Saml. L. Smedley, Sur. & Regulator, 11th Dist. Returned to the Board of Surveyors [date not noted; perhaps ca. 1862, as for 189-01_HP]. Smedley, Samuel L. 1862 ca.
Mounted
49 x 54 in.
West Philadelphia, Blockley, 16th Section. Bounded by City Ave. and Belmont Estate, Schuylkill River to Belmont Ave.
Streams, valleys delineated with hachure marks, old roads, building footprints in pencil
190-02 CP Compiled plan of City Plan No. 190, 52nd Ward Philadelphia Barton and Martin 1968
Tracing
42 x 80 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
West Philadelphia. Bounded by City Ave., Schuylkill Expressway, Fairmount Park boundary, Edgley Ave., and Belmont Ave.
Topography, streams
190-02 MTD Plan of the Third Section of the revised survey and regulation of the Twenty-fourth Ward in the vicinity of Fairmount Park [Resolution Feb. 16, 1869; survey returned Nov. 22, 1881; confirmed May 1, 1882] Johnson, Joseph 1881
Mounted
88 x 54 in.
West Philadelphia. 24th Ward, 3rd Section. Bounded by City Ave., Schuylkill River, Midvale and Crestline Aves., and Belmont Ave.
Topography, streams
192-01 HP Plan of a portion of 23rd Ward lying between Bridesburg and Holmesburg east of Bristol Turnpike Shallcross, Isaac 1860
Mounted
87 x 47 in.
1 inch = 200 feet
23rd Ward. Bounded by Frankford & Bristol Turnpike to Delaware River, Bridge St. to Delaware Ave
Tacony Land Association, roads, streams
193-01 HP Plan of a portion of 23rd Ward lying between Pennypack Creek and Poquessing Creek east of Bristol Turnpike [Resolution July 13,1860 ; approved by Board of Surveyors Dec. 1, 1862; confirmed by Court May 18, 1863] Shallcross, Isaac 1862
Mounted
90 x 47 in.
1 inch = 200 feet
23rd Ward. Bounded by Delaware Ave. (Holmesburg) to Poquessing Creek, Frankford & Bristol Turnpike to Delaware River
Phila & Trenton Railroad, creeks, property owners in Torresdale
193-02 HP Plan of proposed road, Twenty-third Ward Philada. Isaac E. Shallcross. Shallcross, Isaac 1860 ca.
Mounted
23 x 18 in.
23rd Ward, near Poquessing Creek
Poquessing Creek
194-01 MTD Plan of the adjustment of grades in part of the First Section of the Nineteenth Ward, agreeably to resolutions of Councils passed the twenty-eighth day of April and the twenty-ninth day of October A.D. 1860. Not named 1860 ca.
Mounted
67 x 48 in.
19th Ward, 1st Section. Bounded roughly by Lehigh Ave., 6th St., Oxford Ave., Frankford Ave., Norris St., Front St. and Kensington Ave.
Curb elevations, sewers, Norris Square with paths
194-02 MTD Plan of the adjustment of grades in part of the First Section of the Nineteenth Ward, agreeably to resolutions of Councils passed the twenty-eighth day of April and the twenty-ninth day of October A.D. 1860. Not named 1860 ca.
Mounted
32 x 22 in.
19th Ward, 1st Section. Triangle bounded by Germantown Ave., Lehigh Ave. and Sixth St.
Curb elevations, sewers
197-04 MTD Plan of the adjustment of grades in the Fourth Section of the Nineteenth Ward, agreeably to a resolution of Councils passed the twenty-eighth day of April A.D. 1860. [No confirmation date] Not named 1860 ca.
Mounted
53 x 48 in.
19th Ward, 4th Section. Bounded by Pike St., Westmoreland St., Delaware River, and Richmond St.
Curb elevations, sewers, proposed canals
198 CP [No title. Topography of City Plan 198, and parts of Plans 214 and 16. This plan is a contiguous to 185_CP.] Not named 1885 ca.
Tracing
40 x 138 in.
Bounded roughly by Chelten Ave., Wayne Ave., Washington Lane, Greene St., Wissahickon Creek, and Wissahickon Ave.
Topography, streams, mill ponds, dams, quarries, Wissahickon Creek
198-01 MTD Plan of the Fourth Section of the resurvey and regulation of the late Borough of Germantown, Twenty-second Ward, City of Philadelphia. [Resolution April 1, 1856; approved by Board of Surveyors June 6, 1864; confirmed by Court March 29, 1866] Lightfoot, Jesse 1864
Mounted
52 x 41 in.
22nd Ward, 4th Section, Germantown. Bounded by Carpenter St. to Washington Lane, Wissahickon Ave. to Green St.
Topography over part of plan, streams, ponds
198-02 MTD Plan of the revision of the lines and grades upon the Fourth Section, Twenty-second Ward, Philadelphia [Ordinance Jan. 19, 1883; confirmed Sept. 28, 1885] Stallman, H. A. 1885
Mounted
33 x 46 in.
22nd Ward, 4th Section, Germantown.. Bounded by Carpenter St. to Washington Lane, Wissahickon Ave. to Green St.
Topography, streams, springs, Paper Mill Run (Monoshne Creek), Lincoln Drive
199-t HP [Handwritten on attached label: "Plan showing curb elevation, Section 300 to 312, 950 to 912. 199 tube" Kneass, Samuel H. 1840
Mounted
27 x 39 in.
1 inch = 300 feet
South Philadelphia. Bounded by South St. to McKean St., Delaware River to 11th St.
Moyamensing Prison, Navy Yard, canal basin, sewers, corner elevations, wharves, cemetery, list of culverts (sewers), Thomson vs. Kneass boundaries
199-u HP Plan exhibiting the curb heights watercourses and culverts in the southern section of Southwark [Act of Assembly June 21, 1839; approved by Commissioners Oct. 21, 1840; confirmed by Court Dec. 12, 1840] Kneass, Samuel H. 1840
Mounted
28 x 46 in.
1 inch = 160 feet
South Philadelphia. Bounded by Delaware River to 10th St., Washington Ave. to Canal below Moore St.,
Moyamensing Ave. Market at Federal St., sewers, curb elevations, footprints of buildings in Navy Yard
199-v HP Plan exhibiting the curb heights watercourses and culverts in the northern section of Southwark [Act of Assembly June 21, 1839; approved by Commissioners Oct. 21, 1840; confirmed by Court Dec. 12, 1840] Kneass, Samuel H. 1840
Mounted
22 x 45 in.
1 inch = 160 feet
South Philadelphia. Bounded by Delaware River to Passyunk Ave., Cedar to Prime Sts.
Shippen St. Market, sewers, curb elevations
199-w HP A plan of the streets in the district of Southwark, below Carpenter St., shewing the heights at which the curbs are to be placed . . By J. Edgar Thomason, civ. Engr. Oct. 1834. Thomson, J. Edgar 1834
Mounted
39 x 52 in.
1 inch = 166 feet
South Philadelphia, Southwark. Washington Ave. to south of Moore St., Delaware River to Passyunk Ave., west of 9th St.
Southwark Railroad, Union Cemetery (6th & Federal Sts.), rope walks, building footprints in old Navy Yard, sewers, wharves, marshland, watercourses
199-x HP Plan of the line & grade regulations, Section No. 2, First Ward [Survey returned 1864] Young, Alfred 1864
Mounted
38 x 75 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
South Philadelphia, 1st Ward. 2nd Section. Bounded by Mifflin to Wolf Sts., 5th St. to Delaware River
Building footprints, curb elevations, sewers, later annotations in red ink, buildings in street lines
199-y HP Lines and grades of 4th Street from Jackson Street to Government Avenue [Confirmed June 2, 1890] Not named 1890
Mounted
12 x 106 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
South Philadelphia. Bounded by 4th to 5th Sts. Jackson St. to Government Lane
Grave-Hole Lane, curb elevations
199-z HP Plan of Southwark, Moyamensing and Passyunk extending from the Delaware to the Schuylkill River and from South Street to the Canal, exhibiting the grades and watercourses in each district Kneass, Samuel H. 1840
Mounted
27 x 82 in.
1 inch = 300 feet
South Philadelphia. Bounded by Delaware River to Schuylkill River, South St. to south of Moore St.
Moyamensing Prison, Navy Yard, Asylum, Arsenal, Delaware and Schuylkill Canal, proposed lock, property lines, tinted districts
200-01 HP Plan of the line & grade regulations of a portion of the First Ward, Philadelphia, 1863, Section 7 [Ordinance May 10, 1862; survey returned and approved by Board of Surveyors Jan. 25, 1864; confirmed by Court March 22, 1864] Young, Alfred 1863
Mounted
48 x 56 in.
1 inch = 50 feet
,South Philadelphia, 1st Ward, 7th Section. Bounded by Morris to Porter Sts., 5th to Broad Sts.
Building footprints, some in streets, red ink street annotations through 1890s
200-02 HP [No title. Tree Street, off Seventh Street between Jackson St. and Moyamensing Ave. Ordinance Dec. 16, 1874; confirmed April 19, 1875] Close, Charles S. 1875
Paper
12 x 14 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
200-04 HP Plan placing Warnock St. from Jackson St. to McKean St. upon the City Plan. [Ordinance July 9, 1897; survey returned July 26, 1897; confirmed March 21, 1898] Close, Charles W. 1897
Paper
11 x 11 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
200-05 HP Plan placing Dean [now Iseminger] and Pallas [now Camac] Sts. from Ritner St. to Porter St. upon the City Plan. [Ordinance March 30, 1893; survey returned April 7, 1893; confirmed Nov. 19, 1894] Close, Charles W. 1893
Paper
11 x 11 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
200-06 HP Plan placing Gerhard [now Sartain] St. from Ritner St. to Moyamensing Ave. upon the City Plan. [Ordinance Nov. 13, 1895; survey returned Nov. 18, 1895; confirmed Jan. 20, 1896] Close, Charles W. 1895
Paper
11 x 11 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
200-07 HP Plan placing Fitzgerald St. from 12th St. to 13th St. on the City Plan. [Ordinance March 30, 1893; surveyed April 14, 1893; confirmed April 19,1894] Close, Charles W. 1893
Paper
11 x 11 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
200-08 HP Plan placing upon City Plan Darien Street from Wolf St. to Moyamensing Ave. [Ordinance May 19, 1896; surveyed May 25, 1896; confirmed June 29, 1896] Close, Charles W. 1896
Paper
11 x 11 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
200-09 HP [No title. Gerhard [Sartain] Street between Moore and Mifflin Sts. Ordinance July 2, 1889, survey returned March 27, 1890; confirmed Oct. 20, 1890] Close, Charles S. 1890
Paper
10 x 10 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
200-10 HP [No title. Pallas or Palas (now Camac) Street between McKean and Mifflin Sts. Survey returned April 1872; confirmed Dec. 1, 1873] Close, Charles S. 1872
Paper
11 x 16 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
200-11 HP [No title. Dean St. from Mifflin to McKean Sts. Ordinance April 27, 1872; confirmed Oct. 7, 1872] Close, Charles S. 1872
Paper
11 x 16 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
200-12 HP [No title. Gerhard (now Sartain) Street between Mifflin and McKean Streets. Ordinance Dec. 16, 1874; confirmed April 19, 1875] Close, Charles S. 1875
Paper
10 x 16 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
200-13 HP [No title. Cantrell Street between 7th and 8th Sts. Ordinance Nov. 17, 1877; survey returned Dec. 21, 1877; confirmed April 15, 1878] Close, Charles S. 1877
Paper
10 x 16 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
200-14 HP Plan placing Getz Street from Ritner St. to Moyamensing Ave. upon the City Plan [Ordinance Jan. 27, 1896; survey returned Jan. 29, 1896; confirmed April 20, 1896] Close, Charles W. 1896
Paper
11 x 11 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
200-15 HP [No title. Getzz [Getz or Jessup] St. between McKean and Mifflin Sts. Confirmed April 19, 1875] Close, Charles S. 1875
Paper
11 x 16 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
200-16 HP [No title. Mercy Street, Fifth to Sixth Streets. Ordinance Jan. 15, 1876; survey returned Dec. 9, 1876; confirmed Jan. 15, 1877] Close, Charles S. 1876
Paper
10 x 16 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
200-17 HP [No title. Mercy Street, Sixth to Seventh Street. Ordinance Dec. 6, 1874; confirmed April 19, 1875] Close, Charles S. 1875
Paper
10 x 16 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
200-18 HP City Plan of Durfor Street from Eleventh St. to Twelfth St. [Ordinance June 23, 1893; survey returned June 30, 1893; confirmed Feb. 5, 1894] Close, Charles W. 1875
Paper
11 x 11 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
200-19 HP Plan for placing Watts, Juniper and Clarion Sts. from Ritner to Porter Sts. on the City Plan. Phila. [Ordinance March 30, 1893; confirmed Feb. 5, 1894] Close, Charles W. 1894
Paper
11 x 11 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
200-20 HP Plan placing upon the City Plan Winton Street from Fifth St. to Sixth St. Ordinance June 27, 1895; survey returned July 22, 1895; confirmed Sept. 16, 1895] Close, Charles W. 1895
Paper
11 x 11 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
200-21 HP Plan placing Farrell St. & Alder St. from Wolf St. to Ritner St. upon the City Plan. [Ordinance June 27, 1895; survey returned July 24, 1895; confirmed Sept. 16, 1895] Close, Charles W. 1895
Paper
11 x 11 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
200-22 HP Plan placing upon the City Plan McClellan Street from Ninth St. to Tenth St. [Ordinance April 3, 1900; survey returned April 16, 1900; confirmed July 16, 1900] Close, Charles W. 1900
Paper
11 x 11 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
200-23 HP Plan placing on City Plan Durfor St. and Fitzgerald St. from Seventh St. to Marshall St. [Ordinance June 2, 1898; survey returned Aug. 15, 1898; confirmed Sept. 19, 1898] Close, Charles W. 1898
Paper
11 x 11 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
200-24 HP Plan placing Dean St., Snyder Av. to Jackson St. on the City Plan. [Survey returned Jan. 30, 1894; confirmed June 4,1894] Close, Charles W. 1894
Paper
11 x 11 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
200-25 HP [No title. Mercy Street, from Seventh to Eighth Streets. Ordinance Nov. 13, 1876; confirmed Jan 15, 1877] Close, Charles S. 1877
Paper
10 x 16 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
200-26 HP [No title. Winton Street, Seventh to Eighth Streets. Ordinance Nov. 17, 1877; confirmed April 15, 1878] Close, Charles S. 1878
Paper
10 x 16 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
200-27 HP [No title. Argyle Street, Fifth to Sixth Streets. Ordinance Sept. 24, 1889; survey returned Nov. 27, 1889; confirmed April 7, 1890] Close, Charles S. 1889
Paper
9 x 9 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
200-28 HP [No title. Emily (Field) Street from Eleventh to Thirteenth Sts. and Mercy (Wishner) Street from Twelfth to Thirteenth Sts. Ordinance Dec. 16, 1874; confirmed April 19, 1875] Close, Charles S. 1875
Paper
9 x 19 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
200-29 HP [No title. Emily Street, Fifth to Sixth Streets. Ordinance April 1, 1872; confirmed Oct. 23, 1876] Close, Charles S. 1876
Paper
11 x 15 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
200-30 HP Plan placing upon the City Plan Reese Street and Fairhill Street from Ritner St. to Porter St. [Ordinance July 9, 1897; survey returned July 19, 1897; confirmed Oct. 18, 1897] Close, Charles W. 1897
Paper
11 x 11 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
200-31 HP [No title. Watt (Juniper) Street from Jackson to Wolf Sts. Survey returned Oct. 7, 1872; confirmed Dec. 1, 1873] Close, Charles S. 1872
Paper
9 x 13 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
200-32 HP Plan placing upon the City Plan Emily Street from Sixth St. to Seventh St. [Ordinance April 3, 1900; survey returned April 14, 1900; confirmed July 16, 1900] Close, Charles W. 1900
Paper
11 x 11 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
200-33 HP [No title. Mercy Street, Tenth to Twelfth Streets. Ordinance Dec. 31, 1881; survey returned June 20, 1882; confirmed Aug. 7, 1882] Close, Charles S. 1882
Paper
14 x 9 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
200-34 HP Plan placing on City Plan Dudley Street from Eighth St. to Ninth St. [Ordinance April 3, 1900; survey returned April 12, 1900; confirmed July 16, 1900] Close, Charles W. 1900
Paper
11 x 11 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
200-35 HP [No title. Cantrell Street, 8th to 9th Sts. Ordinance Nov. 17, 1877, survey returned Dec. 21, 1877; confirmed April 15, 1878] Close, Charles S. 1877
Paper
9 x 14 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
200-36 HP Plan placing on City Plan Hoffman & Dudley Sts. between Sixth & Seventh Sts. [Ordinance April 3, 1900; survey returned April 10, 1900; confirmed July 16, 1900] Close, Charles W. 1900
Paper
11 x 11 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
200-37 HP [No title. Tree and Daly Streets, Ninth to Tenth Sts. Ordinance June 16, 1890; survey returned Aug. 7, 1890; confirmed Oct. 6, 1890] Close, Charles S. 1890
Paper
10 x 9 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
200-38 HP [No title. Cantrell and Winton Streets between Sixth and Seventh Streets [Survey returned May 4, 1875; confirmed Oct. 23, 1876] Close, Charles S. 1875
Paper
9 x 10 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
200-39 HP Plan placing Daly Street from Eleventh St. to Twelfth St. upon the City Plan [Ordinance March 30, 1895; survey returned April 10, 1895; confirmed May 20, 1895] Close, Charles W. 1895
Paper
11 x 11 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
200-40 HP [No title. Tree Street, Eleventh to Thirteenth Streets. Ordinance April 7, 1890; survey returned June 17, 1890; confirmed Oct. 6, 1890] Close, Charles S. 1890
Paper
6 x 14 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
200-41 HP No title. McClellan Street , Eleventh to Gerhard (Sartain) Sts. [Ordinance April 7, 1890; survey returned Sept. 2, 1890; confirmed Oct. 20, 1890] Close, Charles S. 1890
Paper
6 x 7 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
200-42 HP [No title. Emily and Dudley Streets between Seventh and Eighth Streets. Survey returned Aug. 10, 1875; ordinance July 6, 1876; confirmed Oct. 23, 1876] Close, Charles S. 1875
Paper
9 x 7 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
200-43 HP [No title. Tree and Daly Streets, Tenth to Eleventh Streets. Ordinance Oct. 21, 1890; survey returned Jan. 3, 1891; confirmed Dec. 7, 1891] Close, Charles S. 1891
Paper
11 x 11 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
200-44 HP [No title. Clarion St. from Jackson to Wolf Sts. Survey returned Oct. 7, 1872; confirmed Dec. 1, 1873] Close, Charles S. 1872
Paper
8 x 14 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
200-45 HP [No title. Reece Street, Wolf to Ritner Streets. Ordinance April 7, 1890; survey returned April 23, 1890; confirmed Oct. 6, 1890] Close, Charles S. 1890
Paper
8 x 9 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
200-46 HP [No title. Barcroft (Alder) Avenue, Mifflin to McKean Streets [Survey returned Dec. 1, 1871; ordinance Feb. 10, 1873; confirmed March 3, 1873] Close, Charles S. 1871
Paper
9 x 14 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
200-47 HP Mildred Street, McKean St. to Snyder Ave. Survey returned Aug. 10, 1875; ordinance July 6, 1876; confirmed Oct. 23, 1876] Close, Charles S. 1875
Paper
6 x 9 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
200-48 HP Plan placing Durfor St. from 12th to 13th St. upon the City Plan. [Ordinance March 30, 1895; survey returned April 8, 1895; confirmed May 20, 1895] Close, Charles W. 1895
Paper
11 x 11 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
200-49 HP [No title. Emily Street, Tenth to Eleventh Streets. Ordinance April 7, 1890; survey returned July 1890; confirmed Sept. 8, 1890] Close, Charles S. 1890
Paper
8 x 9 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
200-50 HP Plan striking from City Plan Reese Street from Wolf St. to Ritner St. [Ordinance Sept. 21, 1896; survey returned Oct. 24, 1896; confirmed Feb. 7, 1898] Close, Charles W. 1896
Paper
11 x 11 in.
South Philadelphia. Mifflin Square
Curb elevations
200-51 HP [No title. Reece and Fairhill Sts., Wolf to Argyle Sts. Ordinance Nov. 12, 1890; survey returned Jan. 5, 1891; confirmed Feb. 2, 1891] Close, Charles S. 1891
Paper
11 x 11 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
200-52 HP Plan placing upon City Plan Ristine Street from Wolf St. to Moyamensing Ave. [Ordinance May 19, 1896; survey returned May 27, 1896; confirmed June 29, 1896] Close, Charles W. 1896
Paper
11 x 11 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
200-53 HP Plan placing Cantrell St. from 5th St. to 6th St. upon the City Plan. [Ordinance March 30, 1895; survey returned April 10, 1895; confirmed May 27, 1895] Close, Charles W. 1895
Paper
11 x 11 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
200-54 HP [No title. Winton St. between 11th St. and 12th St. Ordinance Dec. 28, 1892; survey returned Feb. 1, 1893; confirmed April 24, 1893] Close, Charles W. 1893
Paper
11 x 11 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
200-55 HP [No title. Stewart St. and Dilmore St., between Moyamensing Ave. and Wolf St. Survey returned March 10, 1892; confirmed Aug. 1, 1892] Close, Charles W. 1892
Paper
11 x 11 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
200-56 HP [No title. Hoffman Street from 7th to 8th Streets. Survey returned Nov. 7, 1871; confirmed Oct. 7, 1872] Close, Charles S. 1871
Paper
10 x 17 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
200-57 HP [No title. Probably Reese St. between Ritner St. and Wolf St. Survey returned March 8, 1892; confirmed Oct. 3, 1892. Pencil notes indicate ordinances striking the street from the city plan, as it would have cut off a section of Mifflin Square] Close, Charles W. 1892
Paper
11 x 11 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
200-58 HP Plan placing on City Plan Franklin Street from Moyamensing Ave. to Ritner St. and Beulah Street from Wolf St. to Ritner St. [Ordinance March 27, 1901; survey returned May 1, 1901; confirmed Sept. 17, 1901] Close, Charles W. 1901
Paper
11 x 11 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
200-59 HP [No title. Hutchinson (Long) Street from Snyder Avenue to McKean Street. Ordinance Dec. 31, 1881; survey returned April 7, 1882; confirmed June 5, 1882] Close, Charles S. 1882
Paper
11 x 9 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
200-60 HP [No title. Daly and Tree Sts. from Seventh to Eighth Sts. Survey returned Sept. 1, 1885; confirmed Oct. 21, 1885] Close, Charles S. 1885
Paper
9 x 7 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
200-x HP [No title. Juniper St. from Jackson to McKean Sts. Ordinance May 10, 1862; confirmed Jan. 25, 1864. Tracing made Jan. 22, 1895] Not named 1864
tracing
6 x 13 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
201-01 HP Plan revising the lines and grades of Broad Street between Oregon Ave. and Curtin St. and creating a plaza bounded by Oregon Ave., Bigler, Thirteenth & Fifteenth Sts. and making Broad Street from Bigler St. to Curtin St. 800 feet wide [Ordinance June 16, 1904; confirmed Jan 16, 1905] Close, Charles W. 1905
Mounted
39 x 14 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations, railroad, parkland
201-02 HP Plan revising the lines and grades of Broad Street between Oregon Ave. and Curtin St. and revising the lines and grades of streets bounding The Plaza. Part of City Plan 201. [Ordinance April 29, 1913; confirmed Aug. 11, 1913] Puff, Charles F., Jr. 1913
Mounted
14 x 38 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations, parkland
201-03-1 HP Plan showing revision of the footways and grades on Broad Street [Resolution May 19, 1873; confirmed April 19, 1875] Close, Charles S. 1875
Mounted
64 x 14 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
201-03-2 HP Plan showing revision of the footways and grades on Broad Street [Resolution May 19, 1873; confirmed April 19, 1875] Close, Charles S. 1875
Mounted
58 x 11 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
201-04 HP Plan revising the lines and grades of Broad Street between Oregon Ave. and Curtin St. and creating a plaza bounded by Oregon Ave., Bigler, Thirteenth & Fifteenth Sts. and making Broad Street from Bigler St. to Curtin St. 800 feet wide [Ordinance June 16, 1904; confirmed Jan 16, 1905] Close, Charles W. 1905
Mounted
39 x 14 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations, parkland
201-05 HP Plan for placing on City Plan Warnock Street from Porter St. to Shunk St. [Ordinance March 21, 1906; survey returned May 3, 1906; confirmed July 2, 1906] Close, Charles W. 1906
Mounted
10 x 9 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
201-06 HP Plan for placing on City Plan Alder Street from Porter St. to Shunk St. [Ordinance March 21, 1906; survey returned May 3, 1906; confirmed July 2, 1906] Close, Charles W. 1906
Mounted
10 x 9 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
201-07 HP Plan for placing on City Plan Marshall & Sheridan Sts. from Porter St. to Shunk St. [Ordinance March 20, 1907; survey returned March 28, 1907; confirmed June 17, 1907] McFadden, R. A. 1907
Mounted
11 x 11 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
201-08 HP Plan for placing on City Plan Franklin Street from Shunk St. to Oregon Ave. [Ordinance Feb. 25. 1908; survey returned Feb. 29. 1908; confirmed June15, 1908] McFadden, R. A. 1908
Mounted
11 x 11 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
201-09 HP Plan for placing on City Plan Fairhill Street from Porter St. to Shunk St. [Ordinance June 18, 1906; survey returned Aug. 10, 1906; confirmed Jan. 21, 1907] Close, Charles W. 1906
Mounted
11 x 11 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
201-10 HP Plan placing on city plan Reese Street from Porter St. to Shunk St. [Ordinance June 18, 1906; survey returned Aug. 10, 1906; confirmed Sept. 17, 1906] Close, Charles W. 1906
Paper
11 x 11 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
201-11 HP Plan for placing on City Plan Iseminger Street from Moyamensing Ave. to Shunk St. [Ordinance March 30, 1906; survey returned July 23, 1906; confirmed Sept. 17, 1906] Close, Charles W. 1906
Mounted
11 x 11 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations

Identifer Preview Title Surveyor Date Media / Size / Scale Geographic Area / Map Features
201-12 HP Plan for placing on City Plan Jessup Street from Porter St. to Shunk St. [Ordinance March 21, 1906; survey returned May 3, 1906; confirmed July 2, 1906] Close, Charles W. 1906
Mounted
11 x 11 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
201-13 HP Plan placing on City Plan Mildred & Darien Streets between Porter & Shunk Streets. [Ordinance July 7, 1908; survey returned July 17, 1908; confirmed March 7, 1910] McFadden, R. A. 1908
Mounted
11 x 11 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
201-14 HP Plan for placing on City Plan Franklin Street from Porter St. to Shunk St. [Ordinance Jan. 15, 1906; survey returned Feb. 6, 1906; confirmed March 26, 1906] Close, Charles W. 1906
Mounted
11 x 11 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
201-15 HP Plan for placing on City Plan Sartain Street from Porter St. to Shunk St. [Ordinance March 21, 1906; survey returned May 3, 1906; confirmed July 2, 1906] Close, Charles W. 1906
Mounted
11 x 11 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
201-16 HP Plan for placing on City Plan Beulah Street from Porter St. to Shunk St. [Ordinance Jan. 15, 1906; survey returned Feb. 6, 1906; confirmed March 26, 1906] Close, Charles W. 1906
Mounted
11 x 11 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
201-17 HP Plan placing on City Plan Sheridan Street from Shunk St. to Oregon Ave. [Ordinance April 4, 1910; survey returned April 28, 1910; confirmed Sept. 19, 1910] McFadden, R. A. 1910
Mounted
11 x 11 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
201-18 HP Plan for placing on City Plan Camac Street from Moyamensing Ave. to Shunk St. [Ordinance March 30, 1906; survey returned July 25, 1906; confirmed Sept. 17, 1906] Close, Charles W. 1906
Mounted
11 x 11 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
201-19 HP Plan placing on City Plan Watts Street from Moyamensing Ave. to Oregon Ave. [Ordinance July 25, 1901; survey returned Aug. 28., 1901; confirmed Sept. 17, 1901] Close, Charles W. 1901
Mounted
11 x 11 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
201-20 HP Plan placing on City Plan Juniper Street from Moyamensing Ave. to Oregon Ave. [Ordinance July 25, 1901; survey returned Aug. 28., 1901; confirmed Sept. 17, 1901] Close, Charles W. 1901
Mounted
11 x 11 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
201-21 HP Plan for placing Watts, Juniper and Clarion Sts. from Porter to Shunk Sts. on the City Plan [Confirmed Feb. 5, 1894] Close, Charles W. 1893
Mounted
11 x 11 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
201-y HP Plan for placing Fairhill & Marshall Sts. from Shunk St. to Oregon Ave. on City Plan No. 201. Thirty-ninth Ward Philadelphia. [Ordinance April 9, 1914; confirmed May 19, 1914.] Puff, Charles F., Jr. 1914
Mounted
13 x 9 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
201-z HP Plan of the line & grade regulations, Section No. 4, First Ward, Philadelphia [Ordinance May 10, 1862; confirmed Oct. 22, 1864] Young, Alfred 1864
Mounted
49 x 57 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
South Philadelphia, 1st Ward, 4th Section. Bounded by Porter to Curtin Sts., 5th to Broad Sts.
Building footprints, old roads, sewers, streams
202-b HP Plan for placing Bonsall and Bucknell Streets from Jackson Street to Wolf Street on City Plan No. 202, Forty-eighth Ward, Philadelphia. [Ordinance April 9, 1914; confirmed May 19, 1914] Puff, Charles F., Jr. 1914
Blueprint
14 x 10 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
202-c HP Plan of Lingo & Mt. Holly Sts. In the 26th Ward. [Ordinance March 31, 1891; confirmed May 15, 1893] Daly, Thomas 1893
Paper
20 x 9 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
202-d HP Plan of McClellan & Sigel Sts. In the 26th Ward [Ordinance April 4, 1891; confirmed Sept. 8, 1891] Daly, Thomas 1891
Paper
18 x 12 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
202-e HP Plan of Watkins and Pierce Sts. In the Twenty-sixth Ward. [Ordinance Nov. 12, 1890; confirmed Feb. 2, 1891] Daly, Thomas 1891
Paper
18 x 11 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
202-f HP Plan of Bancroft Street [Ordinance April 7, 1890; confirmed May 19, 1890] Daly, Thomas 1890
Paper
18 x 12 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
202-g HP Plan of Fernon and Mountain Sts. In the 26th Ward [Ordinance Oct. 21, 1890; confirmed Feb. 2, 1891] Daly, Thomas 1891
Paper
16 x 11 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
202-h HP Plan of Ward and Dorrance Sts. In the 26th Ward [Ordinance June 26, 1891; confirmed Aug. 1, 1892] Daly, Thomas 1892
Paper
17 x 12 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
202-i HP Plan of the lines and grades of Mountain Street from Eighteenth St. to Twenty-first St. in the Thirty-sixth Ward, Philadelphia [Ordinance Jan. 25, 1894; confirmed May 7, 1894] Daly, Thomas 1894
Paper
14 x 47 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
202-j HP Plan showing lines and grades, Hoffman and Dudley Sts. From Nineteenth to Twentieth St., Thirty-sixth Ward, Philadelphia [Ordinance Dec. 20, 2891; survey returned Jan. 1893; confirmed May 15, 1893] Daly, Thomas 1893
Paper
17 x 11 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
202-k HP Plan of the lines and grades of Emily Street from Fifteenth St. to Sixteenth St., Thirty-sixth Ward, Philadelphia [Ordinance March 30, 1893; confirmed May 7, 1894] Daly, Thomas 1894
Paper
19 x 13 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
202-L HP Plan of the lines and grades of Mole St. and Hicks St. from Wolf St. to Porter St., Twenty-sixth Ward, Phila. [Ordinance March 30, 1893; survey returned April 1893; confirmed May 14, 1894] Daly, Thomas 1893
Paper
28 x 13 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
202-m HP Plan of the lines and grades of Chadwick St. and Bancroft St. from Wolf St. to Porter St., Twenty-sixth Ward, Phila. [Ordinance March 30, 1893; survey returned April 1893; confirmed May 14, 1894] Daly, Thomas 1893
Paper
28 x 13 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
202-n HP Plan of the lines and grades of Mildenhall [now Bouvier] St. and Seibold St. from Wolf St. to Porter St., Twenty-sixth Ward, Phila. [Ordinance March 30, 1893; survey returned April 1893; confirmed May 14, 1894] Daly, Thomas 1893
Paper
27 x 13 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
202-o HP Plan of Fernon Street from 19th to 20th Street [Ordinance Nov. 11, 1885; confirmed April 19, 1886] Daly, Thomas 1886
Paper
9 x 15 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
202-p HP Plan of Bancroft Street, 26th Ward Ordinance Dec. 9, 1889; confirmed May 5, 1890] Daly, Thomas 1890
Paper
17 x 18 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
202-q HP Plan of Hicks & Mole Sts. From Mifflin to McKean Sts. [Ordinance Nov. 11, 1885; confirmed April 19, 1886] Daly, Thomas 1886
Paper
15 x 15 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
202-r HP Plan of Hicks St. from Moore to Mifflin Sts. [Ordinance Dec. 31, 1881; confirmed June 5, 1882] Cranmer, William C. 1882
Paper
15 x 9 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
202-s HP Plan of Mildenhall [now Bouvier] St. from Jackson to Wolf St. Dec. 1876 [Ordinance Nov. 13, 1876; survey returned Dec. 1876; confirmed Jan. 15, 1877] Not named 1876
Paper
6 x 10 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
202-t HP Plan of Broad Street showing revision of footways and grades from Federal to Porter Street. Authorized by Councils May 19, 1873 [Confirmed April 17, 1876] Not named 1876
Mounted
12 x 66 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
202-u HP Plan of the revision of lines and grades on City Plan No. 202 bounded by Broad, Porter, 26th and Tasker Streets in the 26th and 36th Wards, Philadelphia. [Ordinances April 4, 1884 and Dec. 28, 1895; confirmed June 16, 1902] Nobré, John M. 1902
Mounted
46 x 75 in.
South Philadelphia. Bounded by Broad, Porter, 26th and Tasker Sts.
Curb elevations
202-x HP Plan of curb heights on 25th street, Long Lane and the Philadelphia Gas Works. Daly, Thomas 1862
Mounted
28 x 65 in.
1 inch = 150 feet
South Philadelphia. Bounded by Washington Ave. to Johnston St., 24th St. to 34th Sts. and Schuylkill River
Building footprints, curb elevations, railroad
202-y HP Plan of Passyunk Road and vicinity showing revision of grades in the 26th Ward [Confirmed July 7, 1873] Not named 1873
Mounted
31 x 39 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
South Philadelphia. Bounded by Snyder to Oregon Aves., 19th to 27th Sts.
Curb elevations., creeks, railroad
203-02 HP Plan of the revision of lines & grades on Plan No. 20, 26th & 36th Wards. [Ordinances April 4, 1894, Dec. 28, 1895 and Jan. 17, 1898; confirmed July 1, 1901] Nobré, John M. 1898
Mounted
44 x 63 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations, railroads
203-03 HP Plan revising the lines and grades of Broad Street between Oregon Avenue and Curtin Street and revising the lines and grades of streets bounding The Plaza. Part of City Plan 203. [Ordinance April 29, 1913; confirmed August 11, 1913] Nobré, John M. 1913
Mounted
40 x 12 in.
South Philadelphia. Broad Street
Curb elevations, park areas
203-05 HP Plan of Girard Park in the Twenty-sixth Ward. [Ordinance April 11, 1890; confirmed April 15, 1895] Daly, Thomas 1895
Mounted
14 x 26 in.
South Philadelphia
Curb elevations, railroad
203-06 HP Plan revising the lines and grades of Broad Street between Oregon Avenue and Curtin Street and creating a plaza bounded by Oregon Ave., 13th St., Bigler St. and 15th St. and making Broad Street from Bigler St. to Curtin St. 300 ft. wide. Part of Plan 203. [Ordinance June 16, 1904; confirmed Jan. 16. 1905] Nobré, John M. 1904
Mounted
45 x 14 in.
South Philadelphia. Broad Street
Curb elevations, Marconi Plaza
203-07 HP Plan of Broad Street showing revision of footways and grades from Porter to Curtin Street. Authorized by Councils May 19, 1873. [Approved by Board of Surveyors April 17, 1876] Not named 1876
Mounted
12 x 38 in.
South Philadelphia. Broad Street
Curb elevations
203-z HP [No title. Part of South Philadelphia. Lithograph. "21." See plan 210-Z_HP for similar plan of another section of Philadelphia] Not named 1870 ca.
Paper
39 x 62 in.
1 inch = 200 feet
South Philadelphia. Bounded by Bigler Ave. to Avenue 44 South, Broad St. to Schuylkill River
Topography, Hollanders Creek, streams, most building footprints, dikes in meadows, river soundings
204-01 MTD Plan of the Ninth Section of the resurvey and regulation of the late Borough of Germantown, Twenty-second Ward, City of Philadelphia. [Resolution April 17, 1856; approved by Board of Surveyors June 6, 1864] Lightfoot, Jesse 1864
Mounted
59 x 42 in.
22nd Ward, 9th Section, Germantown. Bounded by Gorgas St., East Washington Ave., Stenton Ave., and Chew St.
Curb elevations, Wingohocking Creek and tributary streams, railroad, building footprints
204-02 CP Topography of Plan 204 Not named 1880 ca.
Tracing
46 x 42 in.
Bounded by Gorgas St., Washington Lane, Stenton Ave., and Chew St.
Topography, Wingohocking Creek and tributary streams, spring house, building footprints, woods, marshland, greenhouses
204-02 MTD tracing A revision of the lines and grades of City Plan 204 bounded by Washington Lane, Chew Street, Gorgas Street and Stenton Avenue 22d Ward. Topography copied from old city plan. [Ordinance June 23, 1905; confirmed 1905 and 1906] Wagner, Joseph C. 1905
Tracing
54 x 48 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Bounded by Washington Lane, Chew St., Gorgas St., and Stenton Ave.
Topography, Wingohocking Creek and tributary streams, curb elevations
205 CP City Plan No. 205 revised to April 1, 1936 Not named 1936
Tracing
45 x 40 in.
Bounded by Broad to 5th Sts., Wingohocking to Ruscomb Sts.
Topography, Logan neighborhood, Wingohocking Creek and tributary streams, ponds, railroad
205-01 MTD Plan of the Fourth Section of the survey and regulation of the late Township of Bristol, Twenty-second Ward, City of Philadelphia [Resolution date not noted; approved by Board of Surveyors June 20, 1864; confirmed by Court March 18, 1867] Lightfoot, Jesse 1864
Mounted
49 x 49 in.
22nd Ward, 4th Section, Bristol. Bounded by Cayuga to Ruscomb Sts., Broad to 5th Sts.
Wingohocking Creek around Logan
205-05 MTD tracing Part of City Plan No. 205 placing the Boulevard and Bellfield [Belfield] Avenue upon the City Plan and revising the lines and grades of adjacent streets. Forty-second Ward, Philadelphia. [Ordinance Dec. 24, 1902; survey returned and confirmed March 2, 1903] Brinton, Walter 1903
Tracing
30 x 49 in.
Bounded roughly by Rockland to Wingohocking Sts., Broad to 7th Sts.
Topography. Boulevard around Wingohocking Creek and Logan neighborhood
206-01 MTD A revision of the lines and grades of a portion of City Plan 206, 22d Ward Philadelphia, bounded by Gorgas Street, Germantown Avenue, Mount Airy Avenue, and Stenton Avenue. [Ordinance June 23, 1905; confirmed 1905 and 1906] Wagner, Joseph C. 1905
Mounted
36 x 55 in.
Bounded by Gorgas St., Germantown Ave., Mt. Airy Ave. and Stenton Ave.
Topography, Wingohocking Creek headwaters
206-03 CP Plan of the revision of lines and grades, Tenth Section of the Twenty-second Ward, Philadelphia. Copy. [Ordinance June 12, 1882; confirmed April 19, 1886] Trik, C. A. 1886
Tracing
41 x 46 in.
22nd Ward, 10th Section. Bounded roughly by Germantown Ave., Mermaid Lane, Mt. Airy Ave. and Stenton Ave.
Cresheim Creek and tributary streams, spring protected by circular road, building footprints, railroad, quarry.
206-06 MTD Plan of the revision of lines and grades to accord with the location of the Fort Washington Branch of the Philadelphia Germantown and Chestnut Hill R.R. [Ordinance Dec. 10, 1891; confirmed June 26, 1893] Jones, Walter 1893
Mounted
26 x 41 in.
Bounded roughly by Stenton Ave., Germantown Ave., Gowen Ave. and Mermaid La.
Topography, Cresheim Creek and tributary, quarry, pond, railroad.
206-07 MTD A revision of the lines and grades of a portion of City Plan 206, 22d Ward Philadelphia bounded by Germantown Ave., Gowen Ave., Stenton Ave. and Mount Airy Avenue [Ordinance June 23, 1905; confirmed March 30, 1908] Wagner, Joseph C. 1908
Mounted
21 x 53 in.
Bounded by Germantown Ave., Gowen Ave., Stenton Ave. and Mount Airy Ave.
Topography, streams
207 CP City Plan No. 207, to date February 17, 1944, March 1, 1950. Not named 1950
Tracing
47 x 44 in.
Bounded by Broad to Fifth St., Chew Ave. to Ruscomb St.
Topography
207-01 MTD tracing Plan of the Fifth Section of survey and regulation of the late Township of Bristol, Twenty-second Ward, City of Philadelphia. [Approved by Board of Surveyors April 1, 1867; confirmed by Court June 28, 1869] Lightfoot, Jesse 1867
Tracing
54 x 50 in.
22nd Ward, 5th Section, Bristol. Bounded by Chew St., Ruscomb St. Fifth St. and Broad St.
Curb elevations, sewers, streams, building footprints (red in original)
207-02 CP Plan of the revision of lines and grades of the Fifth Section of the Twenty-second Ward, Philadelphia. [Ordinance March 15, 1892; confirmed 1892 and 1894] Brinton, Walter 1892
Tracing
56 x 46 in.
22nd Ward, 5th Section, Bristol. Bounded by Chew St., Ruscomb St. Fifth St. and Broad St.
Topography, Wingohocking Creek
208-01 HP Plan of present wharfing on the Delaware River, between Vine and Laurel Streets, completed August 1865. Wolf, John F. 1865
Mounted
38 x 78 in.
1 inch = 50 feet
Delaware River front, Vine St. to Laurel St.
Pier owners, sluices, culverts, canal
208-o HP Plan of proposed addition to Pier No. 33 made for Wm. M. Lloyd and Co. Ltd., Eleventh Ward, Philadelphia. Addition made as per plan September 1896 Bloch, Frits 1896
Blueprint
20 x 38 in.
Delaware River front
Pier outlines and owners
208-p HP Plan of property surveyed for Alexander Kerr, Eleventh Ward, Philadelphia. Improvement made as per plan about November 1893 Bloch, Frits; Thayer, W. W. 1893
Blueprint
15 x 26 in.
1 inch = 40 feet
Delaware River front
Pier outlines and owners
208-q HP Plan of existing wharves and docks from Poplar St. to Laurel St., also, proposed extension of Pier 40 for B. and O. R.R. Co. Bloch, Frits 1895
Blueprint
33 x 27 in.
1 inch = 40 feet
Delaware River front
Pier outlines and owners
208-r HP Plan of existing wharves and docks from Laurel St. south, also showing proposed extension of Pier 42 and widening of same on the north side for William S. Taylor Bloch, Frits 1897
Blueprint
36 x 22 in.
1 inch = 40 feet
Delaware River front
Pier outlines and owners
208-s HP Plan of property surveyed for Alexander Kerr, Eleventh Ward, Philadelphia. Improvement made as per plan about November 1893 Bloch, Frits; Thayer, W. W. 1893
Blueprint
15 x 25 in.
1 inch = 40 feet
Delaware River front
Pier outlines and owners
208-t HP Plan showing existing wharves, docks, properties and established street and wharf lines made for the Girard Trust Co., trustees for the Est. of Thos. H. Powers Bloch, Frits 1903
Blueprint
18 x 30 in.
1 inch = 60 feet
Delaware River front
Pier outlines and owners
208-u HP Plan of property surveyed for Peoples Traction Co., Eleventh Ward Philadelphia. This plan was for the extension of Pier #34, 15'--the extension was made as per plan in 1894 Bloch, Frits 1893
Blueprint
17 x 27 in.
1 inch = 40 feet
Delaware River front
Pier outlines and owners
208-v HP Plan of existing wharves and docks from Poplar St. to Noble St., also, proposed extension of Pier 31 for Alex Kerr Bloch, Frits 1896
Blueprint
41 x 38 in.
1 inch = 40 feet
Delaware River front
Pier outlines and owners
208-w HP Plan of proposed addition to Pier No. 34 made for J. S. Kent and Co., Eleventh Ward, Philadelphia. Addition made as per plan September 1896 Bloch, Frits 1896
Blueprint
20 x 38 in.
1 inch = 40 feet
Delaware River front
Pier outlines and owners
208-x HP Plan showing addition and extension made to Pier No. 38 during August, September, October and November 1896 Bloch, Frits 1896
Blueprint
19 x 35 in.
1 inch = 40 feet
Delaware River front
Pier outlines and owners
208-y HP Plan showing proposed new bulkhead line, Piers Nos. 16 to 20, made for Pennsylvania R.R. Co., March 15, 1895. New plan made Sept. 20, 1895. Bloch, Frits 1895
Blueprint
36 x 41 in.
1 inch = 40 feet
Delaware River front
Pier outlines and owners
208-z HP Measurement & plan of wharves on east [side] of Delaware Avenue in the 11th and 16th Wards of the City of Philadelphia, December 22nd, 1885, by Andrew French, Sur. & Reg. Fifth District. French, Andrew 1885
Tracing
30 x 81 in.
Delaware River front, wharves from Vine St. to Laurel St.
Wharf outlines and dimensions
209-01 HP Plan of the [Delaware] River front from Catherine to Moore Streets Young, Alfred 1864
Mounted
54 x 101 in.
1 inch = 50 feet
Delaware River front, Moore St. to Catherine St.
Navy Yard, property names, building footprints, railroads, wharfs
209-z HP [No title. Delaware River front, wharves 27 to 55, from South Street to Wharton Street] Not named 1890 ca.
Tracing
19 x 81 in.
Delaware River front, South St. to Wharton St.
Delaware River, Wharves 27 to 55 South
210-z HP [No title, Center City and Northern Liberties, lithograph, "No. 14". See 203-z_HP for similar] Not named 1870 ca.
Paper
39 x 62 in.
1 inch = 200 feet
Philadelphia. Bounded roughly by Delaware River, Market St., Broad St. and Girard Ave. Also includes Cooper's Point section of Camden, NJ
Topography, Franklin Square, Cohocksink Canal, Delaware River soundings
211-01 HP Plan of the revision of grades in a portion of the First Ward Close, Charles S. 1860
Mounted
41 x 92 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
South Philadelphia, 1st Ward. Delaware River to Passyunk Ave., Wharton St. to Snyder Ave.
Curb elevations
211-04 HP Plan B, Section No. 1, First Ward, Philadelphia. Surveyed 1865. [Ordinance of Councils, March 24, 1864; approved by Board of Surveyors Dec. 27, 1865] Young, Alfred 1865
Mounted
44 x 55 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
South Philadelphia, 1st Ward, 1st Section. Bounded by Delaware River to 4th St., Mifflin to Wharton Sts.
US Navy Yard
211-05 HP Plan A, Section No. 1, First Ward, Philadelphia. Surveyed 1865. Young, Alfred 1865
Mounted
42 x 55 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
South Philadelphia, 1st Ward, 1st Section. Bounded by Mifflin to Wharton Sts., 4th St. to Passyunk Ave.
Curb elevations, additional street confirmations in red ink through 1890s,
211-17 HP Plan striking Ash Street…in the First Ward, from the City Plan Close, Charles W. 1888
Mounted
23 x 23 in.
South Philadelphia. Bounded by Meadow St., Dickinson St., Delaware Ave. and Mifflin St.
Curb elevations
211-38 HP Plan of portion of City Plan No. 211 showing the revision of the lines & grades and the relocation of Delaware Avenue from Wharton Street to Mifflin Street and the revision of the lines & grades of streets intersecting the same and adjacent thereto. [Ordinance June 25, 912; confirmed Dec. 3, 1912] Martin, G.? 1912
Mounted
40 x 38 in.
South Philadelphia
One of a series of Delaware Avenue plans; see also plans in series 199, 179, and others.
211-44 HP Plan revising the lines and grades of that portion of City Plan No. 211 east of Front St. and north of Reed St. First Ward, Philadelphia. [Ordinance Feb. 14, 1914; confirmed Feb. 15, 1915.] Puff, Charles F., Jr. 1914
Blueprint
34 x 12 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
South Philadelphia
Pierhead and bulkhead lines
211-57 HP Plan made for the Director of Wharves, Docks and Ferries to determine low water line for establishment of riparian rights Reeder, W. C. 1932
Blueprint
30 x 28 in.
1 inch = 60 feet
Delaware River front
Wharves
213-01 HP Plan of low water line from Moore Street to Greenwich Point, Philadelphia Young, Alfred 1866
Mounted
32 x 54 in.
1 inch = 200 feet
Delaware River front, Moore St. to Greenwich Point.
Meadow bank line
213-z HP [No title. Delaware River front, wharves 55 to 69 in South Philadelphia] Not named 1890 ca.
Tracing
19 x 105 in.
Delaware River front, Wharton St. to Avenue 35, 3 blocks south of Curtin St.
Delaware River, Wharves 55 to 69 South
214-01 MTD A revision of the lines and grades of a portion of City Plan 214, 22d Ward Philadelphia [Ordinances 1885 and 1886; many confirmations, 1885 to 1907] Wagner, Joseph C. 1907
Mounted
36 x 80 in.
Bounded by Carpenter St., Wissahickon Ave., Allens Lane, Germantown Ave., Mount Pleasant Ave. and Cresheim Rd.
Topography, streams, Monoshone Creek and tributaries, Carpenter's Run (unnamed)
214-02 MTD Plan of the Eleventh Section of the survey and regulation of the Twenty-second Ward, City of Philadelphia, made under the direction of the Department of Surveys and in accordance with resolution of Councils of June 6th, 1864 [Approved by Board of Surveyors April 1, 1867; confirmed by Court June 28, 1869] Not named 1867
Mounted
36 x 86 in.
22nd Ward, 11th Section. Bounded by Allen's Lane, Carpenter St., Germantown Ave. and Wissahickon Ave.
Curb elevations, sewers, streams, building footprints
214-04 MTD Plan of the revision of lines and grades authorized by an ordinance of Councils approved January 19, 1885. [Confirmed 1896 and 1898] Wagner, Joseph C. 1896
Mounted
37 x 26 in.
22nd Ward. Bounded by Carpenter St. to Allens' Lane, Wissahickon Ave. to Greene St.
Topography, Carpenter's Woods, Carpenter's Run (unnamed), stream.
214-13 MTD Revision of the lines and grades of that portion of City Plan 214 bounded by Greene St., Carpenter St., Wissahickon Ave. and Allens Lane and also bounded by Greene St., Mt. Airy Ave., McCallum St. and Ellet St. 22nd Ward Philadelphia [Ordinances 1912 and 1913, confirmed June 15, 1914] Wagner, Joseph C. 1914
Mounted
35 x 46 in.
22nd Ward. Bounded by Carpenter St. to Allens' Lane, Wissahickon Ave. to Greene St.
Topography, Carpenter's Woods, Carpenter's Run (unnamed), stream, Fairmount Park extension
215-01.5 MTD Plan of the Twelfth Section of the survey and regulation of the Twenty-second Ward, City of Philadelphia, made under the direction of the Department of Surveys and in accordance with resolution of Councils of June 6th, 1864. [Approved by Board of Surveyors, May 20, 1867] Lightfoot, Jesse 1864 ca.
Mounted
35 x 93 in.
22nd Ward, 12th Section. Bounded by Allen's Lane, Germantown Ave., Wissahickon Ave. and Mermaid Lane
Curb elevations, Cresheim Creek and tributary streams, mill races, mill ponds
215-04 MTD A revision of the lines and grades of a portion of City Plan No. 215, Germantown, Philadelphia. [Ordinance Nov. 10, 1900; confirmed March 14, 1901] Wagner, Joseph C. 1901
Mounted
34 x 66 in.
Bounded roughly by Mermaid Lane, Livezey's Lane, Allens' Lane and Hillside Rd.
Topography, Cresheim Creek and tributaries, mill races, mill ponds, building footprints. "Topography copied from the old topographical map of the 12th Section, Germantown, and from the topographical map of the Wissahickon valley"
215-05.5 MTD A revision of the lines and grades of that portion of City Plan No. 215 bounded by Allen's Lane, McCallum St., Cresheim Valley Drive, Cherokee Street, St. Martin's Lane (formerly Hillside Road), Mermaid Lane and Germantown Avenue, 22nd Ward Philadelphia [Ordinance Nov. 10, 1900; confirmed July 1, 1912] Wagner, Joseph C. 1912
Mounted
35 x 59 in.
Bounded roughly by Mermaid La. to Allens La., McCallum St. to Germantown Ave.
Topography, Cresheim Creek, railroad
216-y HP Plan of the Delaware River front from Cumberland to Ann Street showing the wharfing in connection with the different properties and ownership of the same, surveyed 1866-67 [Act of Assembly May 20, 1864; ordinance Nov. 12, 1864] Davis, James P. 1867
Mounted
44 x 78 in.
1 inch = 50 feet
Delaware River front, Cumberland to Ann Sts.
Philadelphia and Reading Railroad Company, wharves
216-z HP Plan of the Delaware River front from Laurel to Cumberland Street showing the wharfing in connection with the different properties and the ownership of the same, surveyed 1866-67 [Act of Assembly May 20, 1864; ordinance Nov. 12, 1864] Davis, James P. 1867
Mounted
22 x 124 in.
1 inch = 50 feet
Delaware River front, Laurel to Cumberland Sts.
Kensington Waterworks, Aramingo Canal, property owners, railway tracks
217-z HP Plan of the low water line and soundings of the Delaware River, 24th Ward, Philadelphia Miller, James 1867
Mounted
46 x 55 in.
1 inch = 200 feet
Delaware River front, from League Island to Delaware County line
Fort Mifflin, Penrose Ferry Bridge, US Naval Magazine, Mud Island, League Island, sunken wharf, buildings at arsenal, banks and dikes, soundings
218-y HP Plan of the Delaware River front, Ann to Westmoreland showing the wharfing in connection with the different properties and ownership of the same, surveyed 1866-67 [Act of Assembly May 20, 1864; ordinance Nov. 12, 1864] Davis, James P. 1867
Mounted
29 x 71 in.
1 inch = 50 feet
Delaware River front, Ann to Westmoreland Sts.
Meadow bank, canals, property owners
218-z HP Plan of the Delaware River front from Westmoreland to Pike Street showing the wharfing in connection with the different properties and ownership of the same, surveyed 1866-67 [Act of Assembly May 20, 1864; ordinance Nov. 12, 1864] Davis, James P. 1867
Mounted
31 x 107 in.
1 inch = 50 feet
Delaware River front, Westmoreland to Pike Sts.
Meadow bank, canals, property owners
219-02 MTD Plan of the Sixth Section of the survey and regulation of the late Township of Bristol, Twenty-second Ward, City of Philadelphia. [Resolution March 23, 1867; survey returned Jan. 23, 1868; approved Board of Surveyors Oct. 19, 1868] Lightfoot, Jesse 1868
Mounted
45 x 60 in.
Bounded by Pleasant St. to E. Washington Ave., Stenton Ave. to Cheltenham Ave.
Streams, curb elevations, ponds
219-03 MTD A revision of the lines and grades that portion of City Plan 219, bounded by Cheltenham Avenue, Limekiln Turnpike and Washington Lane 42d. Ward Philadelphia. [Ordinances July 27, 1901 and Aug. 5, 1907; confirmed Jan. 17, 1910] Wagner, Joseph C. 1910
Mounted
33 x 34 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Bounded by Cheltenham Ave., Limekiln Turnpike and Washington Lane
Topography, streams, pond
219-08 CP Plan of a revision of the lines and grades of that portion of City Plan No 219 bounded by Stenton Ave., Vernon Road, Cheltenham Ave., Limekiln Turnpike and Washington Lane. 42nd Ward Philadelphia [Ordinance July 23, 1905; confirmed on several dates, 1919 to 1924] Wentz, George H. 1919
Blueprint
43 x 62 in.
Bounded by Stenton Ave., Vernon Road, Cheltenham Ave., Limekiln Turnpike and Washington Lane
Topography (copied from old city plan), streams, Chelten Hills Cemetery, building footprints
220 CP Compiled City Plan No. 220, 50th Ward, Philadelphia. Compiled August 1, 1955 Not named 1955
Tracing
35 x 62 in.
Bounded by Stenton Ave., Mt. Airy Ave., Cheltenham Ave. and Vernon Rd.
Topography
220-01 MTD A revision of the lines and grades of City Plan 220, 42d Ward Philadelphia. Bounded by Stenton Ave., Mt. Airy Ave., Cheltenham Ave. and Pleasant St. (Vernon Road). [Ordinance June 23, 1905; confirmed May 18, 1908] Wagner, Joseph C. 1908
Mounted
39 x 64 in.
Bounded by Stenton Ave., Mt. Airy Ave., Cheltenham Ave. and Pleasant St. (Vernon Road)
Topography, streams
220-03 MTD Plan of the Seventh Section of the survey and regulation of the late Township of Bristol, Twenty-second Ward, City of Philadelphia. [Resolution March 23, 1867; approved Board of Surveyors Oct. 19, 1868] Lightfoot, Jesse (probably) 1868
Mounted
32 x 72 in.
22nd Ward, 7th Section, Bristol. Bounded by Stenton Ave., Mt. Airy Ave., Cheltenham Ave. and Pleasant St. (Vernon Road)
Streams, curb elevations
221-01 MTD Plan of the Eighth Section of the survey and regulation of the late Township of Bristol, Twenty-second Ward, City of Philadelphia. [Resolution March 23, 1867; approved Board of Surveyors Oct. 19, 1868] Lightfoot, Jesse 1868
Mounted
32 x 72 in.
22nd Ward, 8th Section., Bristol. Bounded by Cresheim Ave., Cheltenham Ave., Mt. Airy Ave. and Stenton Ave.
Streams, curb elevations
221-02 MTD Plan showing topography of the Eighth Section of the survey and regulation of the late Township of Bristol, Twenty-second Ward, City of Philadelphia. Made under the direction of the Department of Surveys and in accordance with resolution of Councils. [No resolution or confirmation dates noted] Not named 1900 ca.
Mounted
30 x 70 in.
22nd Ward, 8th Section. Bounded by Gresheim (Cresheim) Ave., Cheltenham Ave., Mt. Airy Ave. and Stenton Ave.
Topography, streams, springs, quarry
222-02 MTD Plan of line and curb regulations, Ninth Section, 25th Ward Philada. [Ordinance Oct. 13, 1866; approved Board of Surveyors Dec. 21, 1868] Not named 1868
Mounted
79 x 42 in.
25th Ward, 9th Section. Bounded roughly by Erie Ave. to Courtland St., L St. to Adams Ave. and Frankford Ave.
Streams, ponds, mill races, Frankford Creek, curb elevations, sewers
222-03 CP Plan of the revision of the lines and grades upon the Ninth Section of the Twenty-fifth Ward Philadelphia. [Ordinance June 5, 1877; confirmed 1881 and 1888] Not named 1881
Tracing
60 x 40 in.
25th Ward, 9th Section. Bounded roughly by Adams Ave., Frankford Ave., Erie Ave., L St. and Wingohocking St.
Topography, Frankford Creek (old and new channel), other streams, old roads, building footprints

Identifer Preview Title Surveyor Date Media / Size / Scale Geographic Area / Map Features
222-05 CP Plan of the revision of lines and grades on City Plan No. 222 and adjoining territory; also straightening Frankford Ave., 23, 25 and 33 Wards, Philadelphia. [Ordinances April 7, 1890 and June 23, 1894; confirmed 1891 and 1898] Webster, George S. 1891
Tracing
34 x 49 in.
Bounded roughly by O St, Kensington Ave., Venango St., Frankford Ave., Adams St., and Leiper St.
Topography, Frankford Creek, building footprints.
223-01 MTD Plan of line and curb regulations, Eighth Section, 25th Ward Philadelphia. [Ordinance Oct. 13, 1866; approved Board of Surveyors Dec. 21, 1868] Not named 1868
Mounted
53 x 48 in.
25th Ward, 8th Section. Bounded by Erie Ave., L St., Wingohocking St. and F St.
Wingohocking Creek, Frankford Creek, old roads, sewers, curb elevations
223-02 MTD tracing Plan of the revision of lines and grades of the Eighth Section of the Thirty-third late Twenty-fifth Ward Philadelphia [Ordinance June 23, 1884; confirmed Sept. 3, 1889] Webster, George S. 1889
Tracing
60 x 41 in.
25th Ward, 8th Section. Bounded by Erie Ave., L St., Wingohocking St. and F St.
Topography, Frankford Creek (old and new channel), Wingohocking Creek, other streams, old roads, building footprints
224 CP Compiled City Plan No. 224, 33rd Ward, compiled Feb. 10, 1956. Revised Nov. 15,1956. Revised March 28, 1963. Revised Oct. 2, 1967. Not named 1967
Tracing
64 x 46 in.
Bounded roughly by G St., Wingohocking St., Front St. and Venango St.
Topography (copied from old plan), Wingohocking Creek, other streams, railroads, drainage right of way
224-01 MTD Plan of line and curb regulations, Seventh Section, 25th Ward Philada. [Ordinance Oct. 13, 1866; approved Board of Surveyors Dec. 21, 1868] Not named 1868
Mounted
54 x 47 in.
25th Ward, 7th Section. Bounded by Erie Ave. to Wingohocking St., Front St. to F St.
Wingohocking Creek and tributary streams, mill race, curb elevations
224-05 MTD Plan of the revision of lines and grades on a portion of City Plan No. 224, Thirty-third Ward, Philadelphia. [Ordinances 1884 to 1895; survey returned and confirmed, March 21, 1910] Brinton, Walter 1910
Mounted
39 x 55 in.
Bounded by Front St. to F St., Wingohocking St. to Luzerne St.
Topography, Wingohocking Creek and tributary streams, building footprints
224-08 MTD Plan of the revision of lines and grades on a portion of City Plan No, 224, Thirty-third Ward, Philadelphia. [Ordinance May 13, 1913; survey returned Aug. 11, 1913; confirmed Aug. 11, 1913] Brinton, Walter 1913
Mounted
28 x 36 in.
Bounded by Front St., Bristol St., Whitaker Ave. and Erie Ave.
Topography, streams (Wingohocking Creek) building footprints, Greenmount Cemetery, Cathedral Cemetery, Municipal Hospital
225-01 MTD Plan of line and curb regulations, Fifth Section, 25th Ward Philada. [Ordinance Oct. 13, 1866; approved Board of Surveyors Dec. 21, 1868] Not named 1868
Mounted
52 x 47 in.
23rd Ward, 5th Section: Bounded by Old York Road to Sixth St., Erie Ave. to Wingohocking St.
Curb elevations, old road, Reading Railroad
225-02 MTD Plan of the revision of lines and grades of the Fifth Section of the Twenty-fifth Ward, now Thirty-third Ward, Philadelphia. [Ordinance June 23, 1884; confirmed 1890 to 1901] Webster, George S. 1889
Mounted
43 x 59 in.
25th Ward, 5th Section. Bounded by Old York Road to 6th St., Erie Ave. to Courtland St.
Topography, Wingohocking Creek, building footprints
226-01 MTD Plan of the revision of lines and grades upon City Plan No. 226. Thirty-third Ward Philadelphia. [Ordinance Dec. 24, 1902; confirmed March 16, 1903] Brinton, Walter 1903
Mounted
47 x 51 in.
Bounded by 6th to Front Sts., Erie Ave. to Wingohocking St.
Topography, Wingohocking Creek, building footprints
226-02 MTD Plan of line and curb regulations, Sixth Section, 25th Ward Philada. [Ordinance Oct. 13, 1866; approved Board of Surveyors Dec. 21, 1868] Not named 1868
Mounted
60 x 49 in.
25th Ward, 6th Section: Bounded by to Sixth St. to Front St., Erie Ave. to Courtland St.
Curb elevations, old road, North Pennsylvania Railroad
226-03 MTD Plan of the revision of lines and grades of the Sixth Section of the 25th now 35th Ward Philadelphia. [Ordinance June 23, 1884; confirmed 1889, 1891, and 1902] Webster, George S. 1889
Mounted
46 x 59 in.
South Philadelphia. 26th Ward, 6th Section: Bounded by Sixth St. to Front St., Erie Ave. to Courtland St.
Topography, Wingohocking Creek and tributary streams, railroads, building footprints
227-y HP Plan of the low water line and soundings between Greenwich Point and Broad Street. This plan exhibits the arbitrary low water line as fixed by the Board of Port Wardens Nov. 12th, 1866 [Act of Assembly May 20, 1864; ordinance Nov. 12, 1864; surveyed June and Sept. 1866] Young, Alfred 1866
Mounted
52 x 104 in.
1 inch = 200 feet
South Philadelphia. League Island from Delaware River to Broad St.
Red Bank, Gloucester Point, Timber Creek, Greenwich Point, Back Channel, League Island, soundings, bridge on Broad St., bearings of river banks
227-z HP Plan of the low water line and soundings west of Broad Street, First Ward Daly, Thomas, Jr. 1867
Mounted
45 x 38 in.
1 inch = 200 feet
South Philadelphia. League Island from Schuylkill River to Broad St.
Building footprints, soundings, penciled in bridge on Broad St.
228-02 MTD Plan of the Fourteenth section of the survey and regulation of the Twenty-first Ward, City of Philadelphia. [Resolution March 7, 186[?]; approved Board of Surveyors Feb. 1, 1869; confirmed May 16, 1870] Levering, John H. 1869
Mounted
29 x 32 in.
21st Ward, 14th Section. Bounded by Jennett Ave. to Ridge Ave., Mechanic St. to Hermit St.
Topography, building footprints, streams
228-12 MTD Plan of the revision of lines and grades of Plan No. 228 [Ordinances March 30, 1908 and Feb. 15, 1911; survey returned Oct. 1911; confirmed Jan. 15, 1912] Sundstrom, C. A. 1911
Mounted
31 x 34 in.
Bounded by Rochelle Ave. to Ridge Ave., Roxborough Ave. to Hermit St.
Topography, building footprints
229-01 HP Plan of the line regulations of a portion of the 26th Ward, Philadelphia Not named 1868
Mounted
42 x 52 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
South Philadelphia. Bounded by Broad to 23rd Sts., Delaware River to Avenue 40 South
Hollanders Creek, back channel, bridge at Broad St., building footprints
229-02 HP Plan of the line regulations of a portion of the 26th Ward, Philadelphia Not named 1868
Mounted
30 x 60 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
South Philadelphia. Bounded by Penrose Ferry Rd. to 23rd St., Avenue 44 South to Schuylkill River
Back channel, Penrose Ferry Bridge
230-01 MTD Plan of the revision of lines and grades of Plan No. 230, Twenty-first Ward Philadelphia [Ordinances 1888 and 1890; confirmed 1898 and 1899] Sundstrom, C. A. 1898
Mounted
39 x 51 in.
Manayunk. Bounded by Ridge Ave., Shurs La. and Schuylkill River
Topography, building footprints, factories, railroads
230-02 MTD Plan of the survey and regulation of the Thirteenth Section, Twenty-first Ward Philadelphia. [Resolution Feb. 9, 1866; approved March 1, 1869; confirmed by Court May 16, 1870] Levering, John H. 1869
Mounted
38 x 44 in.
21st Ward, 13th Section, Bounded by Ridge Ave., Shur's Lane, and Schuylkill River
Curb elevations, two streams running into Schuylkill River
231-01-02 MTD tracing Plan of the survey and regulation of the Twelfth Section, Twenty-first Ward Philadelphia. [Resolution Nov. 6, 1856; approved March 1, 1869; confirmed by Court Dec. 20 , 1870 and March 16, 1871] Levering, John H. 1869
Tracing
45 x 66 in.
21st Ward, 12th Section. Bounded by Ridge Ave. to Schuylkill River, Cinnaminson Ave. to Green Lane
Streams into Manayunk Canal, Schuylkill River, ponds
231-33 CP Plan of the revision of lines and grades of the Twelfth Section, Twenty-first Ward Philadelphia [Ordinances 1889 and 1893; confirmed Aug. 7, 1893] Sundstrom, C. A. 1893
Tracing
54 x 39 in.
21st Ward, 12th Section. Bounded by Ridge Ave. to Schuylkill River, Cinnaminson and Parker Aves. to Green St.
Topography over undeveloped part of plan area, streams, ponds, building footprints including factories, Manayunk Canal
231-42 MTD Plan of the revision of lines and grades of part of Plan 231 as authorized by ordinance of Councils approved April 4th, 1902. Twenty-first Ward, Philadelphia. [Confirmed Oct. 20, 1902] Shows Susan Gorgas Park] Sundstrom, C. A. 1902
Mounted
Bounded by Fountain St. Ridge Ave., Hermitage St. and Silverwood St.
Topography, building footprints, stream originating in Susan Gorgas Park
232-01 MTD Plan of the Ninth Section of the survey and regulation of the late Township of Bristol, Twenty-second Ward, Philadelphia. [Resolution March 23, 1867; approved by Board of Surveyors April 17, 1871; confirmed by Court May 15, 1871] Lightfoot, Jesse 1871
Mounted
37 x 79 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
22nd Ward, 9th Section, Bristol. Bounded by 2nd St. to H St.; Ruscomb St. to Wingohocking St.
Wingohocking Creek, Tacony Creek and tributary streams, curb elevations, old roads (Fisher's Lane and Harrowgate Lane)
232-02 MTD Plan of the revision of lines and grades and placing the Boulevard upon City Plan No. 232, Forty-second Ward Philadelphia. [Ordinance Dec. 24, 1902; confirmed Oct. 14, 1903] Brinton, Walter 1903
Mounted
30 x 70 in.
Bounded by 2nd St. to Algon Ave., Wingohocking St. to Rockland St.
Topography, Wingohocking Creek valley, tributary streams, spring house, building footprints
233-02 MTD tracing Plan of the revision of lines and grades, and placing the Boulevard, upon City Plan No. 233, Forty-second Ward, Philadelphia. [Ordinance Dec. 24, 1902; confirmed Oct. 19. 1903] Brinton, Walter 1903
Tracing
38 x 85 in.
Bounded roughly by Tabor Rd., 5th St., Rockland St. and Whitaker Ave.
Topography
233-03 MTD Plan of the Tenth Section of the survey and regulation of the late Township of Bristol, Twenty-second Ward, Philadelphia. [Resolution Feb. 16, 1869; approved by Board of Surveyors April 17, 1871; confirmed by Court May 15, 1871] Lightfoot, Jesse 1871
Mounted
35 x 82 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
22nd Ward, 10th Section, Bristol. Bounded by 5th St. to F St., Sommerville Ave. to Rockland St.
Tacony Creek and tributary streams including Rock Run, building footprints, curb elevations
233-04 MTD Plan for placing on City Plan Tacony Creek Park, 35th and 42nd Wards, Philadelphia. [Ordinance June 20, 1908; survey returned Sept. 21, 1908; confirmed Nov. 16, 1908] Brinton, Walter 1908
Mounted
29 x 38 in.
Tacony Creek Park. Bounded roughly by Bingham St., Tabor Rd., F St., Whitaker St., and Rockland St.
Topography, streams, building footprints,
234-z HP Plan of the Seventh Section of the survey and regulation of Kingsessing in the Twenty-fourth Ward Not named 1858
Mounted
45 x 53 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Kingsessing, 7th Section. 63rd to 71st Sts., railroad to Wickersham [Elmwood] Ave.
Philadelphia, Wilmington and Baltimore Railroad, curb elevations
235 HP Plan of the survey and regulation of the Sixth Section, First Ward, Philadelphia Close, Charles S. 1867
Mounted
79 x 49 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
South Philadelphia, 1st Ward, 6th Section. Bounded by Delaware River to 5th St., Curtin St. to Avenue 40 South
Buildings in street lines, old roads, stream
235-z HP Plan of portion of City Plan No. 235 showing the revision of the lines & grades and the relocation of Delaware Avenue from Curtin Street to Pattison Avenue and the revision of the lines & grades of streets intersecting the same and adjacent thereto. [Ordinance June 25, 1912; no confirmation date] Not named 1912
Mounted
33 x 33 in.
South Philadelphia. Bounded by Curtin St., Delaware River, Pattison Ave. and Vinton St.
Curb elevations, pierhead and bulkhead lines
236-z HP Plan of the survey and regulation of the Seventh Section, First Ward, Philadelphia. [Resolution May 11, 1867] Not named 1867 ca.
Mounted
50 x 76 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
South Philadelphia, 1st Ward, 7th Section. Government Ave. to Avenue 40 South, Delaware Ave. to 5th St.
Curb elevations
237-01 HP Plan showing the revision of lines and establishment of grades of Plan 237 in the 39th Ward, Philadelphia [Ordinances Dec. 28, 1895 and Jan. 17., 1898; confirmed Oct. 1, 1900] Close, Charles S. 1900
Mounted
85 x 54 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
South Philadelphia
League Island Park, creeks, curb elevations, meadow bank, center line of railroad right of way
237-02 HP Plan of League Island Park as ordered to be placed upon the City Plan by ordinance approved July 2nd, 1894 [Confirmed May 6, 1895] Daly, Thomas; Close, C. W. - E.C. Alsop, delineator 1895
Mounted
57 x 52 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
South Philadelphia. Bounded by Back Channel to Pattison Ave, 11th to 20th Sts.
Hollanders Creek, creeks, old roads, curb elevations
237-03 HP Plan revising the lines and grades of Broad Street between Curtin St. and Government Ave. Part of City Plan 237. [Ordinance April 29, 1913; confirmed August 11, 1913. Puff, Charles F., Jr. 1913
Mounted
14 x 66 in.
South Philadelphia. Broad Street
Curb elevations
237-04 HP Plan revising the grades of Broad Street between Pattison and Government Aves. and of Government Avenue between Broad and Eleventh Sts. Close, Charles W. 1905
Mounted
25 x 42 in.
Broad Street. South Philadelphia
League Island Park, curb elevations
237-06 HP Plan revising the lines and grades of Broad Street between Curtin St. and League Island Park making Broad St. 300 ft. wide. [Ordinance June 16, 1904; confirmed Jan. 16, 1905] Close, Charles W. 1905
Mounted
15 x 38 in.
Broad Street. South Philadelphia
Curb elevations
237-x HP Plan of the survey and regulation of the Eighth Section, First Ward, Philadelphia. [Resolution May 11, 1867] Close, Charles S. 1867 ca.
Mounted
80 x 52 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
South Philadelphia. Government Ave. to Curtin St, Broad to 5th Sts.
Drawing of Native Ameican as north arrow, creeks, old roads, curb elevations, building footprints
238-02 MTD Plan of the re-survey of part of the Second and Third Wards of the City of Philadelphia [Resolution March 24, 1866; approved by Board of Surveyors Oct. 17, 1870; confirmed by Court Feb. 15, 1871] Close, Charles S. 1870
Mounted
33 x 64 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
South Philadelphia. Bounded by German to Wharton Sts., Passyunk Ave. to Delaware River
Curb elevations, wharves, United States Navy Yard
238-02 MTD tracing Plan of the re-survey of part of the Second and Third Wards of the City of Philadelphia [Resolution March 24, 1866; approved by Board of Surveyors Oct. 17, 1870; confirmed by Court Feb. 15, 1871] Close, Charles S. 1870
Tracing
31 x 64 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
South Philadelphia. Bounded by German to Wharton Sts., Passyunk Ave. to Delaware River
Curb elevations, wharves, United States Navy Yard
238-05 MTD Plan of lines and grades as authorized by resolution of Councils approved May 20, 1877 [Confirmed Oct. 21, 1878] Cranmer, William C., and Close, Charles S. 1878
Mounted
30 x 44 in.
1 inch = 60 feet
South Philadelphia. Bounded by Washington Ave. to Reed St., Front St. to Delaware River.
Wharves, old roads, curb elevations, Port Wardens Line. Shows old Navy Yard area with streets cut through
239-01 MTD Plan of the revision of lines and grades upon City Plan No. 239, Forty-second Ward Philadelphia. [Ordinance March 15, 1892; confirmed Jan. 19, 1903] Brinton, Walter 1902
Mounted
55 x 46 in.
Bounded by Broad to Fifth Sts., Chelten to Chew Aves.
Topography, streams, building footprints, quarries
239-02 MTD Topography of Plan 239 Bloch, Frits 1889
Mounted
47 x 50 in.
Bounded by Broad St. to 5th St., Chew Ave. to Chelten Ave.
Streams, springs, ponds, railroad, building footprints, quarries
239-03 MTD Plan of the Eleventh Section of the survey and regulation of the late Township of Bristol, Twenty-second Ward, City of Philadelphia. [Resolution date obscured by tape; confirmed Feb. 19, 1872 Not named 1872
Mounted
53 x 48 in.
22nd Ward, 11th Section, Bristol. Bounded by Broad St. to 5th St., Chew Ave. to Chelten Ave.
Streams, springs, ponds, railroad, building footprints, sewers
239-04 MTD Plan for placing Fisher Park upon the City Plan and revising the lines and grades upon a portion of City Plan No. 239, Forty-second Ward, Philadelphia [Fisher Park ordinance, March 29, 1909; revision ordinance Dec. 1, 1910; survey returned and plan confirmed June 19, 1911] Brinton, Walter 1911
Mounted
52 x 29 in.
Fisher Park. Bounded by 5th to 9th Sts., Godfrey Ave. to Chew St.
Topography, streams, building footprints, railroad
240-01 CP Plan revising the lines and grades of City Plan No. 240 and portions of City Plan No. 295 bounded by Port Royal Avenue, Port Royal Avenue Produced to the Schuylkill River, the Schuylkill River, The Philadelphia-Montgomery County Line, Bigonet Lane, Spring Lane and Hagys Mill Road. 21st Ward City of Philadelphia. [Ordinance Sept. 14, 1949. survey returned Oct. 30, 1950; confirmed Feb. 19, 1951] Franklin & Lindsey 1950
Tracing
50 x 76 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Roxborough. Bounded roughly by Port Royal Ave., Schuylkill River, Montgomery County line, and Hagy's Mill Rd.
Topography from old city plan, drainage right-of-way
240-02 CP Plan revising the lines and grades of portions of City Plans Nos. 240 and 296 … 21st Ward, City of Philadelphia [Ordinance Sept. 14, 1949; survey returned Nov. 20, 1950; confirmed Feb. 19, 1951] Franklin & Lindsey 1950
Tracing
31 x 86 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Roxborough. Bounded by Shawmont Ave., Schuylkill River, Port Royal Ave. and Ridge Ave.
Topography. Contour lines, black in this scan, are red on original. No other color in original.
240-z CP Composite map of lands of estate of Henry [Houston] available for [development] in 21st and 22nd [Wards] of Philadelphia, and part of Montgomery County Franklin & Lindsey, and others 1949 ca.
Paper
27 x 44 in.
1 inch = 400 feet
Roxborough. Bounded roughly by Schuylkill River, Northwestern Ave., line of Seminole St., and line of Wigard Ave.
Topography, property lines of Houston Estate in Roxborough, buildings and other structures identified, streams
241 HP Plan of the revision of lines and grades on a portion of City Plans Nos. 241 and 256 in the 22d, 23d, 33d and 35th Wards Philadelphia. [Various ordinances, 1884 to 1892; confirmed Feb. 5, 1894] Webster, George S. 1894
Mounted
72 x 33 in.
Northeast Philadelphia. Bounded by Large to F Sts.; Wingohocking St. to Rockland St.
Topography, Wingohocking Creek, Tacony Creek, Frankford Creek, hot houses, building footprints, mill races
241-01 HP Plan of line and grade regulations of Eighth Section of the Twenty-third Ward Philadelphia, prepared in accordance with an ordinance of Councils approved February 16, 1869. [Attachment: 1871 newspaper notice for plan] Not named 1871
Mounted
52 x 74 in.
1 inch = 80 feet
23rd Ward, 8th Section. Bounded by E St. to M St.; Wingohocking St. to Sommerville Ave.
Wingohocking Creek, Tacony Creek, creeks, curb elevations, buildings in street lines, old roads
241-02 HP Plan revising the lines and grades of Wyoming Avenue from "I" St. to Adams Road. 23rd and 33rd Wards, Philadelphia. [Ordinance, March 30, 1889; confirmed, Jan. 19, 1891] Webster, George S. 1891
Mounted
40 x 44 in.
Wyoming Avenue, I St. to Adams Ave.
Topography, Frankford Creek, including new channel; Knights of Pythias Cemetery