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Collection: Chestnut Hill Historic District Files
Institution: Athenaeum of Philadelphia
Client Name: Austin, Samuel H.
"A 2 1/2 story, front-gabled stone Gothic Revival dwelling erected on the northeast corner of Chestnut Hill Avenue and Germantown Avenue. The north elevation facing Chestnut Hill Avenue contains two sections, the left crossgabled section having a ground floor porch, paired sash within the single second floor opening and an arched opening within a gabled wall dormer. The projecting right section possess a ground floor bay window, paired arched openings and a single arched opening with a front gable. The west elevation facing Germantown Avenue measures three ranks wide with a penteave, bracketed eaves and two gabled wall dormers. A rear garage was built in 1917. Interior alterations and an addition were built in 1961 and 1970."

Quantity: 1 folder
Local Call: 142:45
Item dates: 1863
Holding types: Manuscripts

Building Permit Information

Building Permit Type Permit Date Permit Number Comments
City of Philadelphia Building Permit 1917 2119
City of Philadelphia Building Permit 1961 5582
City of Philadelphia Building Permit 1970 59825

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