Washington Square West in Philadelphia in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
1319 Locust Street
Architect: Wilson Eyre, Jr., 1858-1944
1885 - 1926: Home of Dr. Joseph Leidy, Jr. Notable Philadelphia physician
1925 - 1980:: Poor Richard Club and Charles Morris Price School of Advertising and Journalism
1980 - Present: Headquarters, District 1199C, National Union of Hospital and Health Care Employees
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Communications • Education • Industry & Commerce • Labor Unions • Science & Medicine. A significant historical year for this entry is 1885.
Location. 39° 56.888′ N, 75° 9.794′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. It is in Washington Square West. Marker is on Locust Street just east of South Juniper Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1319 Locust St, Philadelphia PA 19107, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Francis Johnson (within shouting distance of this marker); Historical Society of Pennsylvania (within shouting distance of this marker); New Century Guild John E. Fryer, M.D. (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Edith "Edie" Windsor (about 300 feet away); Philadelphia Gay News (about 300 feet away); AIDS Library of Philadelphia (about 400 feet away); Academy of Music (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2023. It was originally submitted on February 6, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 125 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 6, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.