8703 Seminole Avenue

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(photo courtesy of Chestnut Hill Historical Society-John Naylor Collection: 1970.30, & 1970.31)


DATE: 1892-1893
ORIGINAL OWNER: Henry S. Jeanes
ARCHITECT: Mantle Fielding
CONTRACTOR: William J. Gruhler

This Georgian Revival house was one of the most stylish of its kind when constructed in the early
1890’s and represented the new taste that was sweeping the United States. In the background
the openness of the landscape can be glimpsed along Rex Avenue.