Herman Simon House

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Herman Simon House
The Herman Simon House in January, 2013.
Herman Simon House is located in Pennsylvania
Herman Simon House
Location 41 N. 3rd St., Easton, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°39′24″N 75°12′34″W / 40.65667°N 75.20944°W / 40.65667; -75.20944Coordinates: 40°39′24″N 75°12′34″W / 40.65667°N 75.20944°W / 40.65667; -75.20944
Area 0.5 acres (0.20 ha)
Built 1902
Architectural style Renaissance, Other, French Chateau
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 80003586[1]
Added to NRHP June 27, 1980
Herman Simon

Herman Simon House is a historic home located at Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1902, and is an Indiana limestone dwelling on a granite base in the French Chateau style. It features a four story, semi-circular bay tower and a projecting porch. The rectangular building measures 24 feet wide and 120 feet deep. The building has housed the Easton YWCA beginning in 1930.[2]

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

In the 1980s, the Easton YWCA separated from the national organization and transitioned into the Third Street Alliance for Women and Children. That organization is still using the building as of the end of 2014.[3]

Herman Simon was an immigrant from Germany who became wealthy in the manufacturing of silk. He died in 1913.[4]