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Collection: Chestnut Hill Historic District Files
Institution: Athenaeum of Philadelphia
Client Name: Houston, Henry H.
"A 2 1/2 story, 3 rank, stone Queen Anne dwelling w/hipped roof, front left projecting wing w/hipped roof, stone sills, arched openings on the first floor, tripart sash onthe upper floors, stone lintels & sills onthe second floor of the wing, arched openings on the second floor of the main bldg. & shed dormers. Alterations occurred in 1926 (H. Louis Duhring, architect), 1930 & 1942, and an addition built in 1951 (John A. Bower, architect)"

Quantity: 1 folder
Local Call: 142:288
Item dates: 1885
Holding types: Manuscripts

Building Permit Information

Building Permit Type Permit Date Permit Number Comments
City of Philadelphia Building Permit 1926 2943
City of Philadelphia Building Permit 1930 4832
City of Philadelphia Building Permit 1938 6387
City of Philadelphia Building Permit 1942 1144
City of Philadelphia Building Permit 1951 2989

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