Sketches of Philadelphia in 1861:

Watercolors by Taylor

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Timeline for 2000 Bock of Arch Street from 1813-1874

 

2008, 2010, and 2012 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA (left to right).

Watercolor by Taylor (1861). Image courtesy of Winterthur Library.

 

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Date Owner Building/Lot/Event Source

1813

 

Grantor: Anthony Cuthbert and John M. Jones


Grantee: Edward Randolph

 

March 18, 1813: Sale of property and five contiguous frame dwellings

Deed book: IC23 p. 472

 

1839

 

 

Grantor: George and Richard Randolph for Edward Randolph (deceased)

Grantee: Jacob and Margaret Justice

 

 

July 11, 1839: Sale of property and framed dwellings/ tenements

 

 

 

 

Deed book: AWM57 p. 123

 

 

 

 

1860

 

 

 

 

 

Indicates five two-story frame dwellings.

Hexamer and Locher Atlas 1860, Volume 2.

1861   Watercolor sketch by Taylor of three unidentified homes.

Winterthur Library.

1863   March 24, 1863: Sketch by David Johnston Kennedy of three unidentified homes on the south side of 2000 Arch Street. Castner Collection Vol. 1 p. 9. Free Library of Philadelphia

1863

 

 

 

 

Grantor: George R. Justice, wife, and others


Grantee: Samuel Bunting

 

 

September 23,1863: Property sold by the children of Jacob Justice (deceased).

 

 

 

Deed book ACH 126 p. 91

 

 

 

1863

 

 

 

 

Agreement between Samuel Bunting
and Joseph Mulvaney

 

 

September 28, 1863: Mulvaney purchases entire block for $31, 666.66 and agrees to build 7 brick dwellings on 7 lots.

 

 

 

Deed book ACH 108 p. 372

 

 

1863

 

 

Grantor: Samuel Bunting


Grantee: Joseph Mulvaney

 

September 29, 1863: Property sold.


Bunting had purchased the entire block from:
May 1, 1863: William Bucknell and wife
May 26, 1863: Frederick Christman
June 1, 1863: Theordore F. Thomas, son and wife
June 22, 1863: Oliver Parry and wife
June 23, 1863: Juliana Randolph
June 23, 1863: Rebecca Randolph
September 17, 1863: James Harken and wife
September 23, 1863: George R. Justice and wife
September 22, 1863: Margaret Randolph and others
September 23, 1863: Edward Moyer
September 23, 1863: Richard and Mary Randolph

Deed book ACH 108 p. 376

 

1864

Grantor: Joseph Mulvaney


Grantee: William Jenks

 

October 3, 1864: Sale of property and 4-story brick dwelling

 

Deed book LRB 88 p. 64


Transfer Sheet for lot 1N12155

 

 

 

 

1874   Houses are gone; replaced by brick dwellings; building distribution and footprints have changed. G.H. Jones & Company Map of Philadelphia, Vol. 3, 1875.
Last Updated December 11, 2004