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Friday, July 31st, 2015

H. Benjamin Marks House

4265 Pennsylvania Classical/Renaissance Revival, 1918 The 1918 building permit for this house lists no architect, simply the contractor, T.A. Moynihan.The beautiful classical detailing on this simple red brick house makes this design stand out. The focal point of the main façade is the magnificent limestone surround for the double front door. A pair of square

Friday, July 31st, 2015

Meyer Efroymson House

4207 Pennsylvania Classical Revival, 1918 Frank Hunter, the architect of the house, chose a simple stucco exterior building material to adorn with strong classical architectural elements. The symmetrical, six-bay west (main) façade is dominated by the shallow, classical...

Friday, July 31st, 2015

Philip H. Noland House

4108 Pennsylvania Tudor Revival, 1931 This modest Tudor Revival house is typical of the smaller, well-designed homes in the Washington Park district.The two-story, gable roofed house has a shallow, projecting block with an intersecting gable roof on...

Friday, July 31st, 2015

Joseph C. Schaf, Jr. House

4101 Pennsylvania Georgian Revival, 1924 Architect Wilson Parker worked for the firm of McKim, Mead and White prior to coming to the city. The influence of the firm’s elegant residential designs can be seen in Parker’s design...

Friday, July 31st, 2015

Dr. James Wynn House

4047 Pennsylvania Colonial Revival, 1917 Lee Burns designed the Wynn home in his favorite style, Colonial Revival. The five-bay, clapboard-sided home has a shallow, recessed central door with side lights and transom. The door hood is a...

Friday, July 31st, 2015

James and Caroline Marmon Fessler House

4035 Pennsylvania Colonial Revival, 1922 Mr. and Mrs. Fessler chose Robert Daggett to design their home on Pennsylvania. Interestingly, the home was originally designed by Daggett in a Mediterranean villa-style with stucco walls, a tile roof, round...

Friday, July 31st, 2015

William T. Cannon House

4014 Pennsylvania Street Arts and Crafts, 1918 Fermor S. Cannon designed this home for his parents. Reminiscent of the English Arts and Crafts movement, the main façade is stucco while the rest of the home is constructed...

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