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Map of Philadelphia County : constructed by virtue of an act of the Legislature of Pennsylvania passed 19th March 1816 /
Arnest, Dauphin & Diamond Drives & 33rd Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

Arnest, Dauphin & Diamond Drives & 33rd Street, Philadelphia, Philadel...

Significance: Apparently erected around 1810 as a Philadelphia businessman's rural retreat, Arnest is one of the later and more modest villas purchased by the City of Philadelphia during the mid-19th century fo... More

Church of the Immaculate Conception, 1020 North Front Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, 19 South Twenty-second Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, 19 South Twenty-second Stre...

2014 Leicester B. Holland Prize, Entry Significance: Built in 1909, the College of Physicians of Philadelphia is a two-story structure primarily of red brick, rusticated limestone and trim. The main entrance is... More

Tacony, Mary Disston School, North side of 4500 block of Longshore Avenue between Glenloch & Ditman Streets, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

Tacony, Mary Disston School, North side of 4500 block of Longshore Ave...

Significance: Now housing St. Josephat's Ukrainian Catholic School, the Mary Disston School was the third public school building constructed in Tacony. It was named for the wife of Henry Disston, who was the f... More

39-43 Norfolk Street (Houses), Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
Howell & Brothers Building, 12-14 South Sixth Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

Howell & Brothers Building, 12-14 South Sixth Street, Philadelphia, Ph...

Significance: 19th century factory building with cast-iron front. Howell and Brothers were one of the century's largest manufacturers of paper hanging. The building was demolished in 1961. Survey number: HABS PA-1428

John & James Dobson Carpet Mill (West Parcel), Building No. 22A, 4041-4055 Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

John & James Dobson Carpet Mill (West Parcel), Building No. 22A, 4041-...

Significance: Building 22A survives as the rubblestone shell of a ca. 1890 mmill building constructed to house spinning looms. It is significant not only as an integral part of the mill architecture on the site... More

Charles F. Souder House, 514 Race Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

Charles F. Souder House, 514 Race Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia C...

Significance: An example of a three-and-a-half story brick city row house of the 1830's. Survey number: HABS PA-1018

Joseph Bird Houses, 813-815 South Hancock Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
1400 Block Cecil B. Moore Avenue (Stores), South side of Cecil B. Moore Avenue between Carlisle & Fifteenth Streets, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

1400 Block Cecil B. Moore Avenue (Stores), South side of Cecil B. Moor...

Survey number: HABS PA-6719 Building/structure dates: ca. 1880- ca. 1890 Initial Construction

Franklin Sugar Refinery, 701-715 South Front Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

Franklin Sugar Refinery, 701-715 South Front Street, Philadelphia, Phi...

Significance: Late 19th century warehouse, modern in its time. In 1925, the building was bought by Merchants Warehouse Company. Survey number: HABS PA-1562

2229-2231 Green Street (Houses), Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
321 South Front Street (House), Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
Arch Street Methodist Episcopal Church, Broad & Arch Streets, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
Benjamin Rush Birthplace, Spring House, Red Lion Road, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
Thomas Hockley House, 235 South Twenty-first Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
Historical Society of Pennsylvania (mantlepiece), 1300 Locust Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
John Hart House, 601 South Front Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
Wynnestay, Fifty-second Street & Woodbine Avenue, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
121-123 Kenilworth Street (alley door), Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
Mantle Fielding House, 28 West Walnut Lane, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
General Wayne Hotel, 5060 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

General Wayne Hotel, 5060 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, Philadelphi...

Significance: An 18th century example of Germantown architecture (though in altered condition). Survey number: HABS PA-1691

Clarence B. Moore House, 1321 Locust Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
1314-1320 Locust Street (Buildings), Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
Thomas Mellon House, 716 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

Thomas Mellon House, 716 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia Cou...

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-273 Survey number: HABS PA-1346

Thomas Fitzgerald House, 437 Lombard Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
Summers-Worrell House, 505 Delancey Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
Perseverance Hose Company No. 5, 316 Race Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
117 Lombard Street (House), Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
South Water Street Area Study, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
510 South Front Street (House), Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
Provident Life & Trust Company Bank, 1888-1890 Addition, 401-407 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
William Siddons House, 851 South Front Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
First German Reformed Church, 322-330 Race Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
Wissahickon Inn, 500 West Willow Grove Avenue, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
Columbia Engine Company, 3420 Market Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
Mount Pleasant, Kitchen, Mount Pleasant Drive, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

Mount Pleasant, Kitchen, Mount Pleasant Drive, Philadelphia, Philadelp...

Survey number: HABS PA-1130-A National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 66000685

Germantown Historical Society Area Study, 5208-5214-5218 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
315-317-319 South Fifth Street (Townhouses), 315-319 South Fifth Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

315-317-319 South Fifth Street (Townhouses), 315-319 South Fifth Stree...

Significance: Townhouses, typical of their time. Built for Dr. George Burgin, a physician, druggist, glass manufacturer and public servant. Survey number: HABS PA-1322

Thomas Harper House, Wall Stencil, 421 South Second Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
2225-2227 Green Street (Houses), Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
Wigard Jacoby House, 8327 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

Wigard Jacoby House, 8327 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, Philadelphi...

Significance: An 18th century Germantown stone house. Survey number: HABS PA-1702

Burholme, Stables, Burholme Park, Coltman & Central Avenue, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
507 South Front Street (House), Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
Mount Pleasant, Office, Mount Pleasant Drive, Fairmont Park, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

Mount Pleasant, Office, Mount Pleasant Drive, Fairmont Park, Philadelp...

Survey number: HABS PA-1130-B National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 66000685

Musical Fund Hall, 808 Locust Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

Musical Fund Hall, 808 Locust Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia Count...

Significance: Oldest surviving music hall in the United States, noted for its acoustics. The building was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1974. Unprocessed Field note material exists for this struc... More

Philip Pancake House, 333 South Fifth Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
George McCraig House, 810 South Front Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
Blight Warehouse, 101-103 South Front Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
Tuttleman Brothers & Faggen Building, 56-60 North Second Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
603 South Front Street (House), Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
Pennsylvania Hospital for the Insane, Department for Males, 111 North Forty-ninth Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
Joseph Leidy, Jr. House, 1319 Locust Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
123-125 League Street (Houses), Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
Friendship Engine Company No. 15, 2200-2204 East Norris Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

Friendship Engine Company No. 15, 2200-2204 East Norris Street, Philad...

Significance: A large urban volunteer firehouse of the mid-19th century, now used as an industrial building. From 1871-78, it housed the Hook and Ladder Company C. Survey number: HABS PA-1759

319 South Front Street (House), Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company Building, Third & Dock Streets, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company Building, Third & Dock Streets, Phi...

Significance: The first cast-iron building in Philadelphia, and one of the earliest cast-iron buildings in the nation. A new method of jointing and bolting cast-iron plates was used. The building was demolished... More

628-630 Arch Street (House), Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

628-630 Arch Street (House), Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

Significance: Typical 18th century townhouse architecture. (Originally two separate houses.) Survey number: HABS PA-1424

John Hansell House, 153 North Sixth Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

John Hansell House, 153 North Sixth Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia...

Significance: A late 18th century row house. Survey number: HABS PA-1012

27 Catharine Street (Stoop), Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

27 Catharine Street (Stoop), Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

Name changed from Catherine Street to Catharine Street, the correct spelling Survey number: HABS PA-1928

Riggs & Brother, Navigator Statue, 310 Market Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

Riggs & Brother, Navigator Statue, 310 Market Street, Philadelphia, Ph...

Significance: A notable example of 19th-century advertising sculpture. Survey number: HABS PA-1466

501 Arch Street (House), Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
Dock Street Sewer, Dock & Third Streets vicinity, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
125-127 South Second Street (Commercial Buildings), Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
331 South Fifth Street (House), Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
ohn Fromberger Houses, 5501 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
404-406-408 Locust Street (Houses), Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
Dunlap-Eyre House, 1003 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
John Singer Warehouse, 319 1/2 Market Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

John Singer Warehouse, 319 1/2 Market Street, Philadelphia, Philadelph...

Significance: Oldest known extant warehouse in the city. Survey number: HABS PA-1478

331-333 Lombard Street (Houses), Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
Drexel & Company, 135-143 South Fifteenth Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
111-113 Beck Street (Houses), Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
6000-6002 Germantown Avenue (House), Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
Sower House, 5300 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

Sower House, 5300 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County...

Significance: Although originally comprised of two separate structures, this building is a typical example of 18th century Germantown architecture. It is the site of the first permanent foundry that operated fr... More

St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Grave, 244 South Fourth Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
Thomas Eakins House, 1729 Mount Vernon Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

Thomas Eakins House, 1729 Mount Vernon Street, Philadelphia, Philadelp...

Survey number: HABS PA-1728 National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 66000679

Southwark Hose Company No. 9, 512 South Third Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
U.S. Hose Company No. 14, 423 Buttonwood Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

U.S. Hose Company No. 14, 423 Buttonwood Street, Philadelphia, Philade...

Significance: A Greek Revival volunteer firehouse. It is similar in scale and design to other small firehouses of the mid-19th century. Survey number: HABS PA-1804

William Ashmead House, 5434 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
Megargee Brothers Paper Warehouse, 18-20 South Sixth Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
Sentry Box, West Valley Green Road, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

Sentry Box, West Valley Green Road, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County,...

2011 Leicester B. Holland Prize, Entry Significance: Built between 1890 and 1910, the Sentry Box served as a satellite station house for the elite guards of Fairmount Park. The guards patrolled on foot, bicycle... More

Marshall-Morris House, 774 South Front Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

Marshall-Morris House, 774 South Front Street, Philadelphia, Philadelp...

Significance: Late 18th century urban townhouse. Survey number: HABS PA-1599

Joseph Marshall House, 854 South Front Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

Joseph Marshall House, 854 South Front Street, Philadelphia, Philadelp...

Significance: Typical early 19th century urban townhouse. Survey number: HABS PA-1598

Frankford Arsenal, Building No. 303, Northwest corner Bricker Road & Eakin Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

Frankford Arsenal, Building No. 303, Northwest corner Bricker Road & E...

Significance: Building 303 is associated with the many storehouses scattered throughout the grounds of Frankford Arsenal, the U.S. Army's principal manufacturer of small arms ammunition. Survey number: HAER PA... More

505 South Front Street (House), Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
James Keen House, 946 South Front Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

James Keen House, 946 South Front Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia C...

Significance: Typical early 19th century urban townhouse. Survey number: HABS PA-1587

524 Pine Street (House), Rainwater Conductor Head, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
Catharine Street (Courtyard), Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

Catharine Street (Courtyard), Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

Name changed from Catherine Street to Catharine Street, the correct spelling Survey number: HABS PA-1128

Lyle-Newman Houses, 905-907 South Front Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

Lyle-Newman Houses, 905-907 South Front Street, Philadelphia, Philadel...

Significance: Typical early 19th century urban townhouse. Survey number: HABS PA-1592

Germantown Historical Society Area Study, Baynton House, 5208 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
9 North Seventh Street (Commercial Building), Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
Harriet Schaeffer House, 433 West Stafford Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
Royal House, 5011 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

Royal House, 5011 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County...

Significance: This early 19th century house is named for Jacob S. Royal, victualler, who bought the property in 1853. Survey number: HABS PA-1709

Reverend Robert Blackwell House, 313 Pine Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
Welsh Coach House & Stable, 310 South Quince Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

Welsh Coach House & Stable, 310 South Quince Street, Philadelphia, Phi...

Significance: A nice 19th century coach house and stable that was later converted into a clubhouse for the Mask and Wig Club, a University of Pennsylvania singing club. Survey number: HABS PA-1518

Benjamin Hellings House, 931 South Front Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
423 Walnut Street (Railing), Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
2219 Green Street (House), Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
Naval Hospital, Sewage Pump House, East of Main Building, Pattison Avenue between Broad & Twentieth Streets, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
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