Peter Wanner Mansion

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Peter Wanner Mansion
Wanner Mansion.JPG
Wanner Mansion, March 2011
Peter Wanner Mansion is located in Pennsylvania
Peter Wanner Mansion
Location 1401 Walnut St., Reading, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°20′18″N 75°54′27″W / 40.33833°N 75.90750°W / 40.33833; -75.90750Coordinates: 40°20′18″N 75°54′27″W / 40.33833°N 75.90750°W / 40.33833; -75.90750
Area 0.8 acres (0.32 ha)
Built 1889
Architect Mull, Edward K.
Architectural style Late Victorian
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 87001950[1]
Added to NRHP November 5, 1987

Peter Wanner Mansion, also known as "Mount Penn Home" is a historic mansion located at Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania. The house is situated at the base of Mount Penn overlooking the city of Reading. It was built in 1889, and is a "T"-plan, 2 1/2-story, dwelling in the Late Victorian style. It is constructed of squared, rectangular limestone and features a stone segmental arched portal, broad front porch, and 4 1/2-story central frame tower. It was converted into apartments in the 1930s or 1940s.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1987.[1]


  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 George E. Thomas (June 1987). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Peter Wanner Mansion" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-09-08.