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Thomas Ustick Walter (1804-1887)

 
 
Thomas Ustick Walter (1804-1887) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Glen Umberger, September 2, 2017
1. Thomas Ustick Walter (1804-1887) Marker
Inscription. Nationally prominent Philadelphia architect who designed the US Capitol dome and wings and Girard College. He was consulting architect for Philadelphia's City Hall. A founder of the American Institute of Architects, he served as its president. Walter lived near here 1837-41.
 
Erected 2009 by Pennsylvania Hitorical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 57.235′ N, 75° 9.621′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on Arch Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1216 Arch Street, Philadelphia PA 19107, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. PSFS Building (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Masonic Temple Philadelphia (about 700 feet away); Philadelphia Fire Department Memorial (about 800 feet away); John Wanamaker (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ricketts Circus (approx. 0.2 miles away); Reading Terminal and Market (approx. 0.2 miles away); Motherís Day (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. Architecture
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 7, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 6, 2017, by Glen Umberger of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 96 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on October 6, 2017, by Glen Umberger of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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