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Building Information


215 N. Merion Avenue

Construction dates: mid-18 th c. / ca. 1796 / 1890

Architect/builder: Unknown

Original Name/Owner: Thomas and Patience Morgan

History: Intact late 18 th century residence that probably incorporated an earlier building; altered in late 19 th century with large Colonial Revival additions at ends for Theodore Ely. Integrity affected by 1960s addition.

Major Additions/Alterations: ca. 1890: Colonial Revival end wings added by owner Theodore Ely, architect unknown; 1966-67: A non-historic, arc-shaped plan addition on western end, Pederson & Lombardini (see next entry)