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James McCrea Houses, 108-110 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

James McCrea Houses, 108-110 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

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Summary

Significance: The James McCrea Houses were attached twin middle-class late 18th century residences with their original fabric largely intact and unaltered by modernization including rare-to-find intact twin frontispieces. The cellar of 110 housed a commercial brick bake oven, one of the last of its type in the city. The houses' location at the east entrance to Independence National Historical Park made them a highly visible introduction to the historic area and an important element of the streetscape.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-247
Survey number: HABS PA-1440

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Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
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Location

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States39.94727, -75.14277
Google Map of 39.94727, -75.142772
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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