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Hotchkin, Samuel F. Rural Pennsylvania in the Vicinity of Philadelphia. Philadelphia: Geo. W. Jacobs, 1897., p. 91, 106

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Project name: Henszey Residence, "Redleaf"
Client name: Henszey, William P.
Project types: dwelling

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Location

Lancaster Ave (near Wynnewood Station)
Lower Merion Township, Montgomery County, PA

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The house stands about two hundred feet from Lancaster Avenue, which it faces, and is built of a dark gray stone from the neighborhood, with some brick and frame, making altogether an agreeable combination. It was erected in 1881 from plans by Mssrs. Furness & Evans, the well-known architects. The most prominent features of the front are a stone piazza and port-cochere, a brick and frame tower, and a large semicircular window, rising the full height of the building. The main hall, extending through the back porch, is finished in cherry, and has a paneled ceiling. On the right of this hall are the reception and drawing-rooms. The reception room is finished in mahogany, with frescoed walls and ceiling. On the right of this hall are the reception and drawing-rooms....(more)


 

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