Daily Artwork — “Broad Street Station, Philadelphia, in the rain, Colin Campbell Cooper, 1905”
Use the images posted in this feature for writing prompts, warm-up activities, drawing templates or as part of an artwork critique.
Competed in 1881, the Broad Street Station in Philadelphia, PA served as a vital hub for traffic in and out of Center City. It was razed in 1952 to make way for Penn Plaza (now One Penn Center) and a high-rise office complex. A full history is located at The Philly History Blog.
This is the area today via Google Maps: Penn Center area (15th-18th streets and JFK BLVD to Market St.)