1880 - 1889

Seven 2-story dwellings, 1880, 24th and Thompson Street, Philadelphia, PA.
Willis G. Hale, Architect. Carol Eaton (Seminar in 19th century Architecture,
Univeristy of Pennsylvania), 1971.
For further information see American Architect and Building News, volume 8, March 13, 1880, p. 112.

8 2-story and 1 3-story dwellings, 1880, no location given. J.L. Caven, client.
Willis G. Hale, Architect. Carol Eaton (Seminar in 19th century Architecture,
Univeristy of Pennsylvania), 1971.

Meyers Residence, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Client: Mrs. George H. Meyers, citation in Philadelphia Real Estate Record and Builder’s Guide 1890 “plans completed.”
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Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Home for Incurables, 1880, 48th and Woodland Avenue, Philadelphia, PA.
Willis G. Hale, Architect. Carol Eaton (Seminar in 19th century Architecture,
Univeristy of Pennsylvania), 1971.
Contemporary description in The Public Ledger, September 25, 1880.
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2223 Green Street, Fleisher Residence, Client:  Fleisher, Morris, c. 1880, Philadelphia, PA
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Henry Whelen house, 1880, Bryn Mawr, PA.
Willis G. Hale, Architect. Carol Eaton (Seminar in 19th century Architecture,
Univeristy of Pennsylvania), 1971.

Mechanics Insurance Company Building, 1881, 5th and Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA.
Willis G. Hale, Architect. Carol Eaton (Seminar in 19th century Architecture,
Univeristy of Pennsylvania), 1971.
Initial mention in The Public Ledger of July 7, 1881, physical description of building The Public Ledger of August 17th 1881 and formal opening described in The Public Ledger of December 24, 1881.
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Samuel J. Castner Collection at the Free Library of Philadelphia
United Firemen's Insurance Company, 1882, 419 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA.
Willis G. Hale, Architect. Carol Eaton (Seminar in 19th century Architecture,
Univeristy of Pennsylvania), 1971.
Initial construction mentioned in The Public Ledger of June 17, 1882.
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1824-1826 Ridge Avenue, c. 1882, Philadelphia, PA, Dwellings.
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417-439 N. Napa Street, Philadelphia, PA, c. 1882, Philadelphia, PA, Dwellings.
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Old Record Building (alterations), 1882, 34th and Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA.
Willis G. Hale, Architect. Carol Eaton (Seminar in 19th century Architecture,
Univeristy of Pennsylvania), 1971.

25 houses, 1882, 19th and Thompson Street and Graham Street, Philadelphia, PA.
Willis G. Hale, Architect. Carol Eaton (Seminar in 19th century Architecture,
Univeristy of Pennsylvania), 1971.
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Row of 10 room houses, 1882, 23rd and 24th and Berks Street and Norris Street, Philadelphia, PA.
Willis G. Hale, Architect. Carol Eaton (Seminar in 19th century Architecture,
Univeristy of Pennsylvania), 1971.
Early designs are reported in The Public Ledger on August 21, 1882.

45 row houses, 1882, 32nd and Hamilton Street and Spring Garden Street, Philadelphia, PA.
Willis G. Hale, Architect. Carol Eaton (Seminar in 19th century Architecture,
Univeristy of Pennsylvania), 1971.
Early construction is reported in American Architect and Building News, volume 9, June 24, 1882.

Philadelphia Market House and Hall, 1883, 3rd and Norris Street, Philadelphia, PA.
Willis G. Hale, Architect. Carol Eaton (Seminar in 19th century Architecture,
Univeristy of Pennsylvania), 1971.

Chapel and Entrance to Mechanic's Cemetary, 1883, 22nd and Diamond Street, Philadelphia, PA.
Willis G. Hale, Architect. Carol Eaton (Seminar in 19th century Architecture,
Univeristy of Pennsylvania), 1971.
Construction completion reported in American Architect and Building News, volume 14, November 10, 1883.

 


1164 South Broad Street, 1963. Philadelphia Historical Commission Files, Philadelphia Historical Commission.
David Garrison Residence
, (St. Rita Parish House), 1164 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA  c.1883, Client: David Garrison.
Construction reported in American Architect and Building News in 1884.
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3 houses, 1884, Kansas City, Missouri. P.E. Emery, client.
Willis G. Hale, Architect. Carol Eaton (Seminar in 19th century Architecture,
Univeristy of Pennsylvania), 1971.

 


Philadelphia Historical Commission Files, Philadelphia Historical Commission.
St. Stephen Church
, 3805 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA, 1884.
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Independence National Bank, 1884, 919 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA.
Willis G. Hale, Architect. Carol Eaton (Seminar in 19th century Architecture,
Univeristy of Pennsylvania), 1971.
Construction was reported in The Public Ledger of October 13, 1884 and the final work was published in the American Architect and Building News of 1886.

S.M. Bloom residence, 1885, Hagerstown, PA.
Willis Gaylord Hale and Philadelphia's Rebellion of the Picturesque: 1880-1890. James Foss, Masters Thesis, Penn State University, 1964.

1432 North Carlisle Street, Carriage House, c. 1885, Philadelphia, PA.
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Left: 1708-10 Chestnut Street, 1963.
Philadelphia Historical Commission
Files, Philadelphia Historical Commission.
Right: Logan McClintic-Smith
Grebble Store
, 1708-1710 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, c.1885, Client:  Greble Estate.
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Sabra Smith
Flood Residences
, Fountain & Diamond Streets, Philadelphia, PA, Client:  Colonel E.H. Flood, reference to “22 houses” in Philadelphia Real Estate Record and Builder’s Guide 1886 Link to Philadelphia Buildings

Flood Residences, Diamond Street, Philadelphia, PA, c. 1886. Client:  F.A. Flood.
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Henly Residence, 1500 N. 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA, c. 1886, Client:  Henly, Jacob.
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Palms Business College, 1886, 1708-1710 Chesnut Street (above the Grebble Store), Philadelphia, PA.
Willis G. Hale, Architect. Carol Eaton (Seminar in 19th century Architecture,
Univeristy of Pennsylvania), 1971.

Commerical National Bank, 1886, Chestnut Street and Hudson Street, Philadelphia, PA.
Willis G. Hale, Architect. Carol Eaton (Seminar in 19th century Architecture,
Univeristy of Pennsylvania), 1971.

 


Baxter's Panoramic Business Directories, Athenaeum of Philadelphia
New Masonic Hall; Dunn & Co. Trunks;  Willcox & Gibbs Sewing Machines; Chestnut Street Dime Museum; Temple Theatre; Egyptian Museum
(alterations/ additions) , 1886, 713-721 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA. Client: Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania. Demolished.
Willis G. Hale, Architect. Carol Eaton (Seminar in 19th century Architecture,
Univeristy of Pennsylvania), 1971.
Discussion of the renovation can be found in The Public Ledger of July 5, 1886 and The Public Ledger of February 10, 1888.
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Philadelphia Historical Commission Files
Philadelphia Record Building
, 917-919 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, 1886. Client:  Record Publishing Company.
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1502-1524 N. 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA, c. 1886, Dwellings. [NOTE:  PAB website has this same address listed under “Elkins Speculative Houses:  Elkins Housing Development”, with a date of 1866 – their typo].
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Chapel, Gateway and Lodge, reference in Philadelphia Real Estate Record and Builder’s Guide 1886.
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1701-1707 Jefferson Street, Philadelphia, PA, c. 1886, Dwellings, PAB  [NOTE:  PAB website lists these same addresses under Elkins Speculative Houses; Elkins Housing Development
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1220 Chestnut Street, Cox Store, Client:  Cox, Lewis S., reference in Philadelphia Real Estate Record and Builder’s Guide 1886.
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Residences, North Uber Street and Diamond Street (Uber Place above Diamond, 16 each side), citation in 1886 Philadelphia Real Estate Record and Builder’s Guide.
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Residences, Norris Street, Philadelphia, PA, 11 3-story houses according to citation in 1886 Philadelphia Real Estate Record and Builder’s Guide.
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Singerly Residences, North Van Pelt Street and Diamond Street , Philadelphia, PA, Client:  Singerly, W.M., 35 houses according to citation in 1886 Philadelphia Real Estate Record and Builder’s Guide.
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Residence, Walnut Lane, Germantown, Philadelphia, PA, on the Pennsylvania Railroad, 1887 reference in Philadelphia Real Estate Record and Builder’s Guide.
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Residence, Media Borough, Delaware County, PA, 1887 reference in Philadelphia Real Estate Record and Builder’s Guide.
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1326-1328 Chestnut Street; Penfield Building. Chestnut & Juniper Sts., SW corner, c. 1970.
Philadelphia Historical Commission Files, Philadelphia Historical Commission.
Hale Building: Keystone National Bank Building: Lucas Building: Penfield Building,
bank, office building store, 1325-1327 Sansom Street, 1326-1328 Chestnut Street, 100-120 S. Juniper Street, Philadelphia, PA, 1887.
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King, Moses. Philadelphia and Notable
Philadelphians.
(New York: Blanchard
Press, Isaac H. Blanchard Co., 1901), p. 89.
Weightman Residence
; Ravenhill Academy; Ravenhill Academy of the Assumption, 3480-3490 West School House Lane, Philadelphia, PA, Client:  William Weightman. “Work begun” citation in 1887 Philadelphia Real Estate Record and Builder’s Guide.
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Fort Washington, PA. Reference to lots purchased in 9/26/1887 Philadelphia Real Estate Record and Builder’s Guide. No Hale buildings ever built on site.
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King, Moses. Philadelphia and Notable Philadelphians. (New York: Blanchard Press, Isaac H. Blanchard Co., 1901), p. 15.
Widener Residence
; H. Josephine Widener Memorial Library; Conwell Theological Seminary; Peter A.B. Widener House, 1200 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA, Client:  Widener, P.A.B. 1887. Demolished.
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For further information see: "He was not a connoisseur: Peter Widener and his House," Nineteenth Century 12:3 and 12:4 (1993): 27-36.

 


Baxter's Panoramic Business Directories, Athenaeum of Philadelphia
United Security Company Bank
; Rockhill & Wilson Fine Clothing; McDowee Building, 603-605 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, 1888. Client: United Security Co.; Rockhill & Wilson. Additions/alterations according to citations in Philadelphia Real Estate Record and Builder’s Guide 1888. Demolished.
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Baxter's Panoramic Business Directory
1004 Chestnut Avenue, Conway Sons Soap Manufacturers, Client:  Conway Sons Soap Manufacturers, factory/store, 1888 additions/alterations.
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Gregg Residence, (Germantown) Philadelphia, PA, Philadelphia Real Estate Record and Builder’s Guide citation 1888: “plans completed.”
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Additions and Alterations
(Newman & Harris, 1907)
AIA/T-Square Yearbook, p. 4 (1907)
Philadelphia Art Club; Keystone Automobile Club
– 1888 competition, 220 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA. Awarded to Frank Miles Day.
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Union Trust Co.. King, Moses.
Philadelphia and Notable Philadelphians.
(New York: Blanchard Press, Isaac H.
Blanchard Co., 1901), p. 27
Quaker City National Bank
; Commonwealth Title & Trust Company; Union Trust Co.; Jack Kellmer Jewelers; Integrity Trust Company Building, 713-721 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, Client:  Commonwealth Title & Trust Company, 1888.
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Shoch Residence, Norristown Borough, Montgomery County, PA, Client: Harry Shoch, “will build” “mansion”/ “$60,000” according to citation in 1888 Philadelphia Real Estate Record and Builder’s Guide. Biographical Dictionary of Philadelphia Architects: 1700-1930. Sandra L. Tatman and Roger W. Moss (Boston: GK Hall and Co., 1985.
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Sibley Buildings, 1214-1220 Filbert Street, Philadelphia, PA, Client:  Sibley, Gideon, alterations/additions citation in 1889 Philadelphia Real Estate Record and Builder’s Guide.
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4500-4518 Chester Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, c. 1889, Dwelling.
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Supplee Residence, 46th Street and Chester Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, Client:  Supplee, H.T., “completed plans” according to 1889 citation in Philadelphia Real Estate Record and Builder’s Guide.  Gopsill’s Philadelphia Directory for 1890, shows a “Henry T. Supplee, builder, living at 1315 South 49th Street.”
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Supplee Residences, 49th and Springfield Avenue, Philadelphia, PA , Client:  Supplee, C.W., “preparing plans”, “3-story brick cottages” 1889 citations in Philadelphia Real Estate Record and Builder’s Guide.
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46th & Chester Avenue, Chew Residence,  Client:  Chew, J.L., Philadelphia, PA.
Reference in Philadelphia Real Estate Record and Builder’s Guide 1889.
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Athletic Club of Philadelphia.
King, Moses. Philadelphia and
Notable Philadelphians.
(New York: Blanchard Press,
Isaac H. Blanchard Co., 1901), p. 24.
1626-1628 Arch Street, Athletic Club of Philadelphia; Schuykill Navy Clubhouse, 1889, Philadelphia, PA
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Rendering. Irvin R. Glazer
Theater Collection, Athenaeum of Philadelphia.
1026-1044 Market Street, c. 1889-1890, Philadelphia, PA, additions/alterations:  Bingham House Hotel; Mansion House Hotel; Pennsylvania Institute for the Deaf & Dumb; Wilmington & Baltimore Railroad Depot, Client:  Leiper, Thomas:  Weightman, William; Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore Railroad, demolished 1922.
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Office Building, 1889, Broad Street and South Penn Square, Philadelphia, PA. (competition). John F. Betz, client.
Biographical Dictionary of Philadelphia Architects: 1700-1930.
Sandra L. Tatman and Roger W. Moss (Boston: GK Hall and Co., 1985)

Bloomsburg Normal School, 1889, Bloomsburg, PA.
Biographical Dictionary of Philadelphia Architects: 1700-1930.
Sandra L. Tatman and Roger W. Moss (Boston: GK Hall and Co., 1985)

Hotel and Tenement house, 1889, 22nd and Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA. (competition). John M. Sharp, client.
Biographical Dictionary of Philadelphia Architects: 1700-1930.
Sandra L. Tatman and Roger W. Moss (Boston: GK Hall and Co., 1985)

Weightman Residences, 19th Street and West Girard Avenue, Philadelphia, PA. 1889. 10 residences. Client: William Weightman.
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Campbell Scrapbooks, B and D, June 1889
West End Hotel
, 1524-1526 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, 1889. Client: William Weightman. “Preparing plans for renovation” according to 1889 citation in Philadelphia Real Estate Record and Builder’s Guide.
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Bloomsburg Normal School Building, alterations/additions made after 1889, Client:  Bloomsburg Normal School, Bloomsburg, Columbia County, PA.
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James Richmond house, pre-1890, N.E. corner of 40th and Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA.
Biographical Dictionary of Philadelphia Architects: 1700-1930.
Sandra L. Tatman and Roger W. Moss (Boston: GK Hall and Co., 1985)

 

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