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Collection: Chestnut Hill Historic District Files
Institution: Athenaeum of Philadelphia
Client Name: Houston, Henry H.
"Built as the stable for the Wissahickon Inn (500 W. Willow Grove Avenue), this 1 1/2 story stone building has seen many u ses including serving as the recreation bldg. for Chestnut Hill Academy, housing a badminton club, and presently used as the performing arts center for the Chestnut Hill Academy. The bldg. underwent severe alts in 1954 & 1973 (Francis, Cauffman, Wilkinson & Pepper, architects)"

Quantity: 1 folder
Local Call: 142:312
Item dates: 1883-1884
Holding types: Manuscripts

Building Permit Information

Building Permit Type Permit Date Permit Number Comments
City of Philadelphia Building Permit 1901 8322
City of Philadelphia Building Permit 1939 6168
City of Philadelphia Building Permit 1954 1459
City of Philadelphia Building Permit 1973 86912

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