Chester Waterside Station of the Philadelphia Electric Company

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Chester Waterside Station of the Philadelphia Electric Company
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Chester Waterside Station, November 2009
Chester Waterside Station of the Philadelphia Electric Company is located in Pennsylvania
Chester Waterside Station of the Philadelphia Electric Company
Location 2501 Seaport Dr., Chester, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 39°49′45″N 75°23′02″W / 39.82917°N 75.38389°W / 39.82917; -75.38389Coordinates: 39°49′45″N 75°23′02″W / 39.82917°N 75.38389°W / 39.82917; -75.38389
Area 11.9 acres (4.8 ha)
Built 1916
Architect Windrim, John T.; Eglin, William C.L.
Architectural style Beaux Arts, Classical Revival
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 07000467[1]
Added to NRHP May 24, 2007

Chester Waterside Station of the Philadelphia Electric Company is a historic power station located at Chester, Delaware County, Pennsylvania. The original section of the Station building was built in 1916, and consists of the Boiler House with attached Coal Towers, Turbine Hall, and the Switch House. It is in the Beaux-Arts style. The Turbine Hall Annex addition was built in 1939-1942. Also located on the property is the two-story, red brick Machine Shop building. It was built by the Philadelphia Electric Company.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2007.[1]

References[edit]

  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 Suzanna Barucco (March 2007). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Chester Waterside Station of the Philadelphia Electric Company" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-01-14.