Woodland Terrace, Philadelphia

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Woodland Terrace
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Woodland Terrace, Philadelphia is located in Philadelphia
Woodland Terrace, Philadelphia
Woodland Terrace, Philadelphia is located in Pennsylvania
Woodland Terrace, Philadelphia
Woodland Terrace, Philadelphia is located in the United States
Woodland Terrace, Philadelphia
Location501–519, 500–520 Woodland Ter.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates39°56′56″N 75°12′19″W / 39.94889°N 75.20528°W / 39.94889; -75.20528Coordinates: 39°56′56″N 75°12′19″W / 39.94889°N 75.20528°W / 39.94889; -75.20528
Area5.4 acres (2.2 ha)
Built1861
ArchitectSloan, Samuel
Architectural styleItalianate
NRHP reference #72001176 [1]
Added to NRHPMarch 16, 1972

Woodland Terrace is a street name and a small neighborhood of Italianate twin mansions in the West Philadelphia section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was listed as a historic district on the National Register of Historic Places on March 16, 1972. The street runs from Baltimore Avenue to Woodland Avenue between 40th and 41st streets.

Architect Samuel Sloan designed the houses along the street and in several other nearby areas. Woodland Terrace was built in 1861 by Charles M. S. Leslie. Twentieth-century architect Paul Cret lived at 516 Woodland Terrace for much of his career in Philadelphia.[2]

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  1. ^ National Park Service (2007-01-23). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ "Woodland Terrace" (PDF). National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. 1971. Retrieved December 31, 2013.

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