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U. S. Naval Asylum, Governor's Residence, Gray's Ferry Avenue, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

U. S. Naval Asylum, Governor's Residence, Gray's Ferry Avenue, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

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Summary

For basic historical information for this structure, see report, Addendum to U. S. Naval Asylum, Biddle Hall, HABS PA-1622-A.
Significance: The Governor's Residence is a fine Greek Revival structure of handsome proportions and fine detail, designed by William Strickland, one of the major 19th century architects. The building is identical in design to the neighbor house, Surgeon's Residence (HABS PA-1622-C), also designed by Strickland.
Survey number: HABS PA-1622-B
Building/structure dates: 1844-1848
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 72001173

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Strickland, William
Jacobs, Jamie, transmitter
Tanner, Lewis, photographer
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Location

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States40.00738, -75.19156
Google Map of 40.0073841, -75.19155909999999
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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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