Tacony Creek Park Maps, Plans and Drawings
Held at: Fairmount Park Historic Resource Archives [Contact Us]1515 Arch Street, 10th Floor, Philadelphia, PA
This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Fairmount Park Historic Resource Archives. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.
Overview and metadata sections
This collection contains a variety of maps, plans and drawings relating to Tacony Creek Park. Materials included in the collection are blueprints, bluelines, linens, mylars and paper. The collection contains diverse types of maps and plans, such as sewer plans, topographic plans, site plans, latitudinal and longitudinal plans, water main plans, street maps, and landscape plans. The collection is particularly strong in items relating to city and utility plans, and plans relating to Juniata Park and Juniata Golf Course. Items included in this collection are dated from 1903 to 1983, with the bulk of items dating from the 1950s to the 1970s. All items included are in English.
- Fairmount Park Historic Resource Archives
- Finding Aid Author
- Finding aid prepared by Caity Tingo
- Access Restrictions
This collection is open for research.
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A blueprint copy of SP1 is located in T1.2, separated for preservation reasons.
Document is split down the center, but still highly usable. The two pieces are in fair condition.
Mylar version of this plan can be found in T4.3.
Item is in poor condition. The material has become brittle and tears easily, and nearly one quarter of the document (lower right-hand side) has been torn away. Handle with care.
Item is extremely fragile, and is torn along creaslines. A small portion is missing from the lower half of the map, as well. Handle with care.
These studies resulted in a later topographic map which can be found in T4.3 labeled: Tacony Creek Park. Topographical plan, Whitaker Avenue and Loudon Street. [1 unique sheet; 3 sheets total].
Item is related to studies previously conducted which can be found in Drawer T4.2 labeled: Tacony Creek Park: Topographic plan. Tacony Creek Park topographical plan, Whitaker Avenue and Loudon Street: Study 1; study 2. [2 unique sheet; 2 sheets total].
Paper version of this document can be found in T4.1.
Blueprint version of this document is available in Drawer T6.4.General Physical Description note
Item is in fragile condition, and a portion of the upper right-hand corner has been torn away. Handle with care.
Blueprint version of document can be found in Drawer T6.4.
Specifications for plan are located in drawer 5-3 under: Fairmount Park System, environmental education centers: Specifications for proposed designs for Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Strawberry Mansion, Wissahickon Creek and Tacony Creek Parks.
Paper version of document can be found in Drawer T6.3.
Paper version of this document can be found in Drawer T6.3.