Elkins Park



Advertisement. Classifieds. Philadelphia Inquirer. May 1, 1910.


                       


                       



        Elkins Park, just eight miles from the city along the Pennsylvania & Reading Railroad New York branch, is admitted by “all competent critics to be a most beautiful suburb.”   The article in the February 1910 Philadelphia Suburban Life describes how  this distinctive suburb possesses a degree of utility that makes them very practical, yet are also beautiful.   The suburb boasts fine estates, beautiful avenues fifty feet in width, and lined with shady trees with exceptional foliage, making for a fine suburban living experience. 



Example of Classified from March 6, 1910. Philadelphia Inquirer.

ELKINS PARK – 14 room dwelling. 3 bath, [sic] acre of ground, fine location.  William G Glenn 1520 Columbia Ave. 500 Land title building



Example of Classified from March 6, 1910. Philadelphia Inquirer.

ELKINS PARK - $13,500  William G Glenn 1520 Columbia Ave. 500 Land title building