29 West Harvey St.
Survey, Franklin Fire Insurance Policy O 51991
Historical Society of Pennsylvania

plan of 1st floor

Note: First floor plan included.

"Perpetual Survey made August 11, 1875, for Frederick C. Brightly and reported to the Franklin Fire Insurance Company of Philadelphia.

"A two and a half story stone dwelling house with two story stone and brick back building situate on the south east side of Harvey Street, no. 29, beginning about 456 feet south west from Germantown Avenue in Germantown, 22nd ward.....$3300 insured
"Dimensions as marked on plan. Hemlock joist, yellow pine floors on first and second stories, and white pine on 3rd story, has double hung window frames, plains fronts, pannel shutters on lower stories and Venetian on second story and inside pine blinds on third story or garret and on one window in middle. Kitchen on first story is lathed and plastered inside. Gas and water introduced and is roughcasted outside. Cellar windows with sash and screens.....Building is heated with a brick cased heater and one portable heater.....
"The first story of main building is divided as marked on plan.....panel molded front doors.....2 full marble mantles.....an open newel stairs in hall.....mahogony rail and newel post.....
"The second story of the main building is in two rooms with hall off side of back room.....and a box stairs in hall running to third story or garret.....
"The third story or garret of main building is in 2 rooms with stairs landing off side of back room, has a large twin dormer window front.....2 plain windows in each gable end.....and a plain dormer back.....
"The first story of the whole bank building is divided as per plan, has 2 French windows.....a sink in middle kitchen, 2 ranges, a box stairs in back kitchen to second story.....stairs to cellar.....story is 8 feet high.
"The second story of the back building is in 2 rooms and a bathroom off back with box stairs landing at side of bathroom.....Story in 2 rooms front is 11 ft. 6 in and story in bathroom is 7 feet 10 inches has moulded cornice and tin roofs.
"The porch front has 3-6x6 square cornered posts with moulded tops and bases sawed quarter circles between posts and has moulded block cornice and tin roof and is ceiled with plaster and has yellow pine floor.
"The porch at side has square cornered posts....."

See original for more details regarding materials, woodwork, windows, shutters, eaves and cornices, etc.

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