Hanson Haines House

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Hanson Haines House
Haines W Philly 1.JPG
48th Street facade
Hanson Haines House is located in Philadelphia
Hanson Haines House
Hanson Haines House is located in Pennsylvania
Hanson Haines House
Hanson Haines House is located in the US
Hanson Haines House
Location 4801 Springfield Ave., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 39°56′46″N 75°13′1″W / 39.94611°N 75.21694°W / 39.94611; -75.21694Coordinates: 39°56′46″N 75°13′1″W / 39.94611°N 75.21694°W / 39.94611; -75.21694
Area 0.1 acres (0.040 ha)
Built 1903
Architect Balderston,Charles
Architectural style German Medieval Revival
NRHP reference # 85000179[1]
Added to NRHP January 29, 1985

The flamboyant Hanson Haines House, sometimes known simply as the Castle, is a residence at 4801 Springfield Avenue in the Spruce Hill neighborhood of West Philadelphia. The house was built in 1902-03 for Quaker banker Hanson Haines by Quaker architect Charles Balderston in a German Medieval Revival style on the exterior and in a Colonial Revival style in the interior. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ NRHP Nomination Form, Elizabeth R. Mintz, 1984, Pennsylvania State CRGIS key 054071