Drexel Development Historic District

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Drexel Development Historic District
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Drexel Development Historic District, May 2010
Drexel Development Historic District is located in Philadelphia
Drexel Development Historic District
Drexel Development Historic District is located in Pennsylvania
Drexel Development Historic District
Drexel Development Historic District is located in the US
Drexel Development Historic District
Location Roughly bounded by Pine, Delancy, 39th and 40th Sts., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 39°57′3″N 75°12′9″W / 39.95083°N 75.20250°W / 39.95083; -75.20250Coordinates: 39°57′3″N 75°12′9″W / 39.95083°N 75.20250°W / 39.95083; -75.20250
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1870
Architect Sloan, Samuel; Hewitt, G.W. & W. D.
Architectural style Second Empire, Italianate, Other, High Victorian
NRHP reference # 82001546[1]
Added to NRHP November 14, 1982

Drexel Development Historic District is a national historic district located in the University City neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It encompasses 96 contributing rowhouses dated to the mid- to late-19th century. A number of the rowhouses were designed by noted architect Samuel Sloan. The architectural firm G. W. & W. D. Hewitt designed rowhouses for developer Anthony Joseph Drexel on the block bounded by Pine, new 39th, Baltimore, and 40th Streets. They are representative of a number of popular architectural styles including Second Empire, Italianate, and High Victorian.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Carl E. Doebley (February 1981). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Drexel Development Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-07-18.