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Collection: Chestnut Hill Historic District Files
Institution: Athenaeum of Philadelphia
Client Name: Austin, Samuel H.
"The third of the three Gothic Revival dwellings constructed by Sidney & Merry, this 2 1/2-story, 3-rank, stone, sidegabled dwelling has large floor to ceiling openings flanking the center door opening, paired windows within the left and right second floor openings and a single window in the center opening, arched openings within the gabled wall dormers on the left & right ranks and a small opening under the bracketed eaves in the center. Alterations occurred in 1912 & 1925, the latter involving the removal of the front porch. It now serves as St. Paul's Episcopal Church Rectory."

Quantity: 1 folder
Local Call: 142:45
Item dates: 1863-1864
Holding types: Manuscripts

Building Permit Information

Building Permit Type Permit Date Permit Number Comments
City of Philadelphia Building Permit 1912 2004
City of Philadelphia Building Permit 1912 2474
City of Philadelphia Building Permit 1925 1027

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