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Trolley Terminus at County Line, Chestnut Hill, Pennsylvania

Trolley Terminus at County Line, Chestnut Hill, Pennsylvania

Trolley Terminus at County Line
Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Advertisement for Andorra Nurseries, Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, Penna.

Advertisement for Andorra Nurseries, Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, Penna.

Advertisement for Andorra Nurseries
Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Another View of Little Charley Ross' House, East Washington Lane, Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Another View of Little Charley Ross’ House, East Washington Lane, Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Another View of Little Charley Ross’ House
East Washington Lane, Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
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The Death Portraits of Haddon Hall, Quaker Hotel, Atlantic City, New Jersey

The Death Portraits of Haddon Hall the Quaker Hotel
Atlantic City, New Jersey
Samuel and Susanna Wheaton Hunt opened the three-story, wood-frame hotel shown below, as the Haddon Hall Hotel, in 1879. The establishment stood across the street from the Chalfonte, founded eleven years earlier. In 1890, the Leeds and Lippincott families purchased Haddon Hall, at which […]

Old Philadelphia Modern: the WCAU Building, an Art Deco Masterpiece, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Old Philadelphia Modern: the WCAU Building
An Art Deco Masterpiece
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Mayor Parker and the City of Houston is proud to announce that these historic properties will be taken down.

Mayor Parker Keeps Houston’s Suburban Transplants Safe From African American History, Freedmen’s Town, Fourth Ward, Houston, Texas

Mayor Parker Keeps Houston’s Suburban Transplants Safe From African American History Freedman’s Town, Fourth Ward, Houston, Texas
It was recently announced that Mayor Anise Parker will be demolishing three quaint, old world wood-frame cottages in the Freedman’s Town section of Houston. This is a project funded under her Make Safe Saturday Initiative.
In the style of a […]

The Architectural Patronage of Carver W. Reed & Co., Inc., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Historic Pride of an Old Pawnbroker, Carver W. Reed & Co., Inc., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Historic Pride of an Old Pawnbroker
Carver W. Reed & Co., Inc.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
One often wonders why the various sets with interests in “history,” “historic,” and/or “historical” do not join forces to represent a sense of local pride and tradition, ensuring that our past is preserved not only in print, but through the built environment. The age-old pawnbrokers, […]

Early 20th Century Lost Dog Advertisement, Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Early 20th Century Lost Dog Advertisement, Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Early 20th Century Lost Dog Advertisement
Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
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Entrance to Miss Sarah J. Eddy's Home, Bristol Ferry, Portsmouth, Rhode Island

Entrance to Miss Sarah J. Eddy’s Home, Bristol Ferry, Portsmouth, Rhode Island

Entrance to Miss Sarah J. Eddy’s Home
Bristol Ferry, Portsmouth, Rhode Island
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Bird-Turd-House of Seventy Gables, Coo-Coo-Inspired, Jersey Shore, Brick, New Jersey

Bird-Turd-House of Seventy Gables
Coo-Coo-Inspired, The Jersey Shore, Brick, New Jersey
 
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Yeadon Oak, Oldest in Pennsylvania, Near Philadelphia, Delaware County, Pennsylvania

Yeadon Oak, Oldest in Pennsylvania, Near Philadelphia, Delaware County, Pennsylvania

Yeadon Oak, Oldest in Pennsylvania
Near Philadelphia, Delaware County, Pennsylvania
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Miss Octavia Hill's Earliest Cottages of Taste, The Original Octavia Hill, London, England

Miss Octavia Hill’s Earliest Cottages of Taste, The Original Octavia Hill, London, England

Miss Octavia Hill’s Earliest Cottages of Taste, The Original Octavia Hill, London, England
 
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Octavia Hill Association Houses

Design for Octavia Hill, Krams Avenue, Manayunk, Philadelphia, Penna

Design for Octavia Hill, Krams Avenue, Manayunk, Philadelphia, Penna
Unlike most affordable housing programs operated by national, state, and/or local governments today, Octavia Hill, a public-minded, for-profit entity, worked to provide affordable and quality housing to lower income people in Philadelphia, preserving Olde Philadelphia architecture, as well as Philadelphia’s architectural form and styles in its new construction. This […]

Unusual Parsonage & Its Mansard Roof, Berean Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Unusual Parsonage & Its Mansard Roof, Berean Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

An Unusual Parsonage & Its Mansard Roof, Berean Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

An interesting addition to the 1880 Gothic-inspired building of the Berean Presbyterian Church, this parsonage replaced a small entrance vestibule at the west side of the church building at 1924 South College Avenue in Philadelphia, across from the wall of Girard College. Now much […]

Irving Place Hotel, Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Lippincott’s Irving House Hotel, Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Irving Place Hotel, Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Located at No. 915 and No. 917 Walnut Street, between Ninth and Tenth Streets, the building that constituted Joshua B. Lippincott’s “Irving House” hotel was roughly fifty-four feet front with three full floors of a white marble facade and a fourth story in the form of a mansard roof. Unifying […]

Tasteful Nineteenth Century Wood-Frame Trailers

Tasteful Nineteenth Century Wood-Frame Trailers

Tasteful Nineteenth Century Wood-Frame Trailers
Harvesting in Western Canada
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Diamond Drilling by Gaslight, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Laying Pipe by Gaslight, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Laying Pipe by Gaslight, Philadelphia, Pennsyvlania
Construction of the Torresdale Filteration Plant, Circa 1900
 
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The Last Vestige of Old World Spring Garden Street, Church of the Assumption, Spring Garden Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Last Vestige of Old World Spring Garden Street, Church of the Assumption, Spring Garden Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Last Vestige of Old World Spring Garden Street
Church of the Assumption, Spring Garden Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Cornerstone Laid: May 21, 1848
Consecrated: 1849
Once a truly vibrant and dense residential section of the city, the above views of Spring Garden Street east of 12th Street, looking northeast, illustrate a context of buildings that has largely vanished. There is but one […]

New Jersey Avenue's Aesthetic Wonder, Washington, D.C.

New Jersey Avenue’s Aesthetic Wonder, Washington, D.C.

New Jersey Avenue’s Aesthetic Wonder, Washington, D.C.
 
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The New Architecture at Howard University, Washington, D.C.

The New Architecture at Howard University, Washington, D.C.

The New Architecture at Howard University, Washington, D.C.
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The Octagon's New Neighbor, Washington, D.C.

The Octagon’s New Neighbor, Washington, D.C.

The Octagon’s New Neighbor, Washington, D.C.

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The House of Doors, Washington, District of Columbia

The House of Doors, Washington, District of Columbia

The House of Doors, Washington, District of Columbia
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The Bush Hill Iron Works of James Moore, 1600 Block of Spring Garden Street, Philadelphia, Penna.

The Bush Hill Iron Works of James Moore, 1600 Block of Spring Garden Street, Philadelphia, Penna.

The Bush Hill Iron Works
James Moore, Proprietor
1600 Block of Spring Garden Street
Philadelphia, Penna.
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Spring Garden Street in Mint Condition, Site of the U.S. Mint, SW Corner Spring Garden and 17th Street, Philadelphia, Penna.

Spring Garden Street in Mint Condition, Site of the U.S. Mint, SW Corner Spring Garden and 17th Street, Philadelphia, Penna.

Spring Garden Street in Mint Condition
Site of the U.S. Mint
SW Corner Spring Garden and 17th Street
Philadelphia, Penna.
 
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Evolution of the U.S. Assay Office, No. 30 Wall Street, New York, New York

Evolution of the U.S. Assay Office, No. 30 Wall Street, New York, New York
 
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