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Penn Athletic Club

USPC

225 South 18th Street

 

Philadelphia, PA 19103

 
Penn Athletic Club of Philadelphia was organized October 31, 1922.  A clubhouse was constructed in 1925.  The club moved out in 1942.

 

The structure today is a luxury Condo on Rittenhouse Square: http://www.parcrittenhouse.com/

 

 

Pictures of the Penn AC from 1926 and 1931.

    
 
Below is a pic of a Penn AC matchbook (note that the pic on the matchbook is identical to the actual 1931 picture above it) as well as a current pic of the Parc Rittenhouse.  It appears that a three story addition was added to the roof.
    

 

1924 ad for clubhouse funding, gives description of PennAC clubhouse (bonds defaulted 1932, which led to PAC leaving in 42)