5918 Germantown Avenue
5916-5926 Germantown Avenue (photograph dated 6-20-57).
5918 is the three-story building to the right of 5916.
1982 National Register of Historic Places Inventory for
Colonial Germantown Historic District:
"Joseph Jacob Shop, c. 1810; alterations c. 1900 and later,
two [sic] stories, stucco with wood trim, Georgian Revival style.
- GHS: Historic Buildings Box 1, folder "Germantown Ave. A
Century Ago, 1955:" "No. 32 in a Series" (newsclipping with
following text as well as image of Blanche Day photo print no. 58
listed at GHS in Photo Scrapbook 6--see below):
"From the rear, these old houses on the southwest look like a
picturesque scene in an ancient foreign town. From the front,
however, all is bustle and commerce. Half a dozen small shops
occupy the premises from 5918 to 5922 Germantown Avenue, which
were originally built by A. Keyser before the Revolutionary
- GHS: Photo Scrapbook 6 "Germantowne 100 Years Ago"
(1955), compiled and presented by Blanche Day: no. 58
(photograph of the rear of 5918-5922 Germantown Ave. viewed from
West Haines Street).
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