Smyser and English Pharmacy

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Smyser and English Pharmacy
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Smyser and English Pharmacy, June 2010
Smyser and English Pharmacy is located in Pennsylvania
Smyser and English Pharmacy
Location 245-247 W. Chelten Ave., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°1′50″N 75°10′50″W / 40.03056°N 75.18056°W / 40.03056; -75.18056Coordinates: 40°1′50″N 75°10′50″W / 40.03056°N 75.18056°W / 40.03056; -75.18056
Area less than one acre
Built 1886-1887
Architect Caldwell, J.D.
Architectural style Queen Anne
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 02000071[1]
Added to NRHP February 20, 2002

Smyser and English Pharmacy, also known as Leedom & Wissler Pharmacy, is a historic pharmacy building located in the Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1886-1887, and is a three-story, three bay rectangular brick building in the Queen Anne-style. It had a ground floor pharmacy, with offices and residences above. It features an ornamental cornice and terra cotta decorative details. The interior features ornate tiled fireplaces. It housed a pharmacy until 1997.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2002.[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 Domenic Vitiello (August 2001). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Smyser and English Pharmacy" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-07-03.