William C. Sharpless House

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William C. Sharpless House
William C. Sharpless House, June 2010
William C. Sharpless House is located in Pennsylvania
William C. Sharpless House
Location 5446 Wayne Ave., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°1′48″N 75°10′37″W / 40.03000°N 75.17694°W / 40.03000; -75.17694Coordinates: 40°1′48″N 75°10′37″W / 40.03000°N 75.17694°W / 40.03000; -75.17694
Area 0.3 acres (0.12 ha)
Built c. 1886
Architect Hewitt, G.W.
Architectural style Queen Anne
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 83004249[1]
Added to NRHP December 29, 1983

William C. Sharpless House is a historic home located in the Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was built about 1886, and is a three-story, Wissahickon schist, clapboard and shingle dwelling in the Queen Anne-style. It features decorative quoining, gable and hipped rooflines, and terra cotta decorative details. A two-story addition was built in the early 1900s. Also on the property is a contributing brick stable with stone quoining.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.[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 Elizabeth R. Mintz (July 1983). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: William C. Sharpless House" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-07-03.