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Collection: Chestnut Hill Historic District Files
Institution: Athenaeum of Philadelphia
Client Name: Houston, Henry H.
"Building 1: A 2 1/2 story, crossgabled, frame Queen Anne caretaker's cottage w/ground floor porch, shingled sides & arched opening on the north elevation. Built to accompany 8605 Seminole Avenue" "Building 2: A 1 1/2 story stone Queen Anne carriage house w/hipped dormers altered in 1906 by John P. B. Sinkler, architect, to carry a second floor, in 1928 w/an addition in 1950 by Shock & Bonner, architects, w/the replacement of the original shingled portions with a stuccoed cinderblock addition containing stone sills, mansard roof & shed dormers, & finally in 1963-1964 w/some interior work by the Lorenzon Brothers contracting firm. Also known as 310 Rex Avenue"

Quantity: 1 folder
Local Call: 142:245
Item dates: 1885
Holding types: Manuscripts

Building Permit Information

Building Permit Type Permit Date Permit Number Comments
City of Philadelphia Building Permit 1906 3811
City of Philadelphia Building Permit 1928 8389
City of Philadelphia Building Permit 1950 5435
City of Philadelphia Building Permit 1963 8352

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