Fisher's Lane

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Fisher's Lane
Fishers Lane Philly.JPG
39 E. Logan Street in the Fisher's Lane Historic District, June 2010
Fisher's Lane is located in Pennsylvania
Fisher's Lane
Location E. Logan St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°1′46″N 75°9′40″W / 40.02944°N 75.16111°W / 40.02944; -75.16111Coordinates: 40°1′46″N 75°9′40″W / 40.02944°N 75.16111°W / 40.02944; -75.16111
Area 5 acres (2.0 ha)
Architect Multiple
Architectural style Second Empire, Italianate
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 80003611[1]
Added to NRHP February 20, 1980

Fisher's Lane is a national historic district located on East Logan Street in the Wister neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The district includes 12 contributing buildings and 3 contributing structures in a residential section of Wister. The houses are representative of the Second Empire and Italianate-styles of architecture.

Specific properties include those at numbers 39, 53, 69, 75, and 81 on the northwest side of East Logan Street and 48, 62, 76, 82, and 90-92 on the southeast side. The artist Joseph Pennell lived at 75 East Logan as a teenager. One of his early works depicting "the ugly house across the street" won a prize in a school art show, presented to him by the state.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ Ortega, Richard I. (1979). "Fisher's Lane". National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Retrieved January 5, 2014.