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Streamline Moderne Style - Bernicker Motors Building

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Streamline Moderne Style - Bernicker Motors Building

This building is in the streamlined moderne style. It was completed in 1936 as an automobile showroom, and the last car dealership it housed was Bernicker Motors, until 2001. This information is from Inga Saffron's column in the Philadelphia Inquirer, 2/21/16, at p. H16, also found at http://www.philly.com/philly/columnists/inga_saffron/20160221_Little_castle_still_is_a_giant.html. It was the subject of a lawsuit, see https://www.courts.phila.gov/PDF/cpcvcomprg/030403225.pdf. For a description of the type of Art Deco building this is, go to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Streamline_Moderne.

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Location: Always Best Care Senior Services , 1172 South Broad St. , Broad & Federal Sts., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19146, United States
Listing Category: Architecture, Automotive, Intersections, Corners, Retail Stores, Malls
Created Date: 06-24-2018

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