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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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Philadelphia Formerly: One Hell Of A Night Club, Girard Avenue, Philadelphia, Penna

Philadelphia Formerly: One Hell Of A Night Club

Philadelphia Formerly: One Hell Of A Night Club
Girard Avenue, Philadelphia, Penna
 
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The Most Flaming Addition In Philadelphia: Gambrel Roof, 276 South Philip Street, Philadelphia, Penna.

The Most Flaming Addition In Philadelphia: Gambrel Roof, 276 South Philip Street, Philadelphia, Penna.

The Most Flaming Addition In Philadelphia
Gambrel Roof, 276 South Philip Street, Philadelphia, Penna.
 
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18th Street Entrance To Gibbs Mansion Where Boy Was Crushed By Iron Gate, Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Penna.

18th Street Entrance To Gibbs Mansion Where Boy Was Crushed By Iron Gate, Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Penna.

Boy Crushed In The Name Of Architecture:
18th Street Entrance To Gibbs Mansion Where Boy Was Killed By Iron Gate, Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Penna.
Heavy Iron Gate Fell And Crushed Eight-Year-Old Lad
The gate which killed little Charles McGanney is shown here resting on its side against the house [the Gibbs Mansion]. It fell off the rusted pivot on [...]

A Beautiful Gambrel Roof Cottage, Belmar, New Jersey

A Beautiful Gambrel Roof Cottage, Belmar, New Jersey

A Beautiful Gambrel Roof Cottage, Belmar, New Jersey
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The Coolest Duplex in Indianapolis is Unusable.!? Craftsman Duplex, Indianapolis, Indiana

The Coolest Duplex in Indianapolis is Unusable.!? Craftsman Duplex, Indianapolis, Indiana

The Coolest Duplex in Indianapolis is Unusable.!? Craftsman Duplex, Indianapolis, Indiana
Half boarded up, one hopes the “plywood shuttering” is simply preparation for a sensitive renovation of the building, given the unusual quality of the design with its heavy craftsman stylistic features and motifs. Not only is the building incredibly attractive, it is a sensible investment–live in [...]

James E. Mitchell Had An Axe To Grint In York Avenue, 300 York Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

James E. Mitchell Had An Axe To Grind In York Avenue, 300 York Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

James E. Mitchell Had An Axe To Grind In York Avenue
Mitchell’s Grind Stone Yard and Stone Saw Mill 
300 York Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
If you had an axe to grind! Or needed a grind stone in old Philadelphia, James E. Mitchell’s Grind Stone Yard and Stone Saw Mill, in the 300 block of York Avenue, was the [...]

The Louisville-Style Italianate Shotgun House, Louisville, Kentucky

The Louisville-Style Italianate Shotgun House, Louisville, Kentucky

The Louisville-Style Italianate Shotgun House, Louisville, Kentucky
New Orleans is the city of early and often ornate small houses—the Shotgun, the Camelback, as well as the adapted Creole Cottage. Yet Louisville once spoke its own language in terms of elegant small houses—houses that call to mind the feeling of the New Orleans Shotgun, Camelback, and even [...]

The Mellons and The Quaker City National Bank Were Neighbors in Philadelphia, Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Mellons and The Quaker City National Bank Were Once Neighbors in Philadelphia, Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Mellons and The Quaker City National Bank Were Neighbors in Philadelphia
Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Last Chance To Save Face, Italianate Warehouse Buildings, Main Street, Louisville, Kentucky

Last Chance To Save Face, Italianate Warehouse Buildings, Main Street, Louisville, Kentucky

Last Chance To Save Face
Italianate Warehouse Buildings, Main Street, Louisville, Kentucky
Located between North First and Second Streets in the downtown section of Louisville, Kentucky, these 19th and early 20th century commercial and warehouse buildings comprise one of the few intact blocks of a once dense and vibrant 19th century urban environment. This largely intact block [...]

Ancestry In Louisville Is More Than Password Protected: Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Kentucky

Ancestry In Louisville Is More Than Password Protected: Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Kentucky

Ancestry In Louisville Is More Than Password Protected
Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Kentucky
 
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The Coolest Building in Indianapolis

The Coolest Building in Indianapolis
Art Deco? Utility Building, Indianapolis, Indiana
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