Henry West Breyer Sr. House

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Henry W. Breyer Sr. House
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Henry West Breyer Sr. House, November 2011
Henry West Breyer Sr. House is located in Philadelphia
Henry West Breyer Sr. House
Location 8230 Old York Rd., Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°4′53″N 75°7′41″W / 40.08139°N 75.12806°W / 40.08139; -75.12806Coordinates: 40°4′53″N 75°7′41″W / 40.08139°N 75.12806°W / 40.08139; -75.12806
Area 2 acres (0.81 ha)
Built 1915
Architectural style Colonial Revival
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 04000065[1]
Added to NRHP February 20, 2004

Henry W. Breyer Sr. House, also known as Haredith and officially known today as the Cheltenham Township Municipal Building, is a historic home located at Elkins Park, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1915, and is a large 2 1/2-story, irregularly shaped stone dwelling in the Colonial Revival style. It features a full height porch supported by four Doric order columns. Also on the property is a contributing garage. The house was purchased by Cheltenham Township in 1956, and subsequently converted to offices. The house was built by Henry W. Breyer Sr., owner of Breyers Ice Cream.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2004.[1] It is located across the street from National Historic Landmark Beth Sholom Synagogue.

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Michael May and D. Kimmerly (April 2002). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Henry W. Breyer Sr. House" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-04-21.