A. FROM EDGE TO CENTER: MOVIN' WEST


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A1. Plat of the lot between Locust and Spruce, 13th and [Camac] streets.
Pencil, ink, and watercolor on paper, ca. 1810-20?
Historical Society of Pennsylvania (Of 609a).

A2. Gothic Mansion, Chesnut Street, 1217 Chestnut Street (built 1809-10, John Dorsey, architect).
Wood engraving by George Gilbert, from The Casket (Philadelphia) 5, no. 10 (October, 1830).
Library Company of Philadelphia.
For a later view of the site, see item C11.

A3. South East Corner of Walnut and Quince Streets, Formerly the Davis & Harvey Auction House -- now (1914) Vacant, 1112 Walnut Street.
Watercolor by J. Riegel, Jr., 1914.
Bryn Mawr College, gift of Joseph M. Fox, 1975. South East Corner of Walnut and Quince Streets
For a later view of the site, see item E7.

A4. U.S. Mint, northwest corner of Chestnut and Juniper streets (built 1829-33, William Strickland, architect).
Albumen print by Robert Newell, ca. 1870.
Library Company of Philadelphia. U.S. Mint
For a later view of the site, see item C17.

A5. Map of area, 1830.
Detail from Plan of the city of Philadelphia and adjoining districts…, engraving after surveys by W. Allen (Philadelphia: H. S. Tanner, 1830).
Historical Society of Pennsylvania. map detail, 1830
A key to this map was published as a pamphlet by H. S. Tanner, titled Index to the New Plan of Philadelphia and Adjoining Districts (Philadelphia, 1830). Numbered items on this part of the map were identified as:

2. Academy of Natural Sciences
350. 10th Presbyterian Church
284. Sansom Street Baptist Church Burial Ground
117. 12th Street Meeting House
152. Horse Market
340. State Armory
199. Medical Society's Hall
257. Prosperous Alley
263. Locust Street Public School
359. Tin Alley
282. Salem Methodist Episcopal Church
106. 4th Presbyterian Church Burial Ground
10. Associate Presbyterian Church Burial Ground
330. St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church Burial Ground
 

A6a. Parlor of Dundas-Lippincott mansion (built 1840-41, Thomas U. Walter, architect), northeast corner Broad and Walnut streets.
Albumen print by Frederick Gutekunst, ca. 1875.
Library Company of Philadelphia. Parlor of Dundas-Lippincott mansion

A6b. Dundas-Lippincott mansion, view from the northwest, showing grounds.
Albumen print by Frederick Gutekunst, ca. 1875.
Library Company of Philadelphia. Dundas-Lippincott mansion, view from the northwest, showing grounds

A6c. Front Elevation, Jas. Dundas Mansion, northeast corner Broad and Walnut streets (built 1840-41, Thomas U. Walter, architect).
Ink and watercolor on paper by Joseph C. Koecker, 1841.
Art Department, Free Library of Philadelphia. Front Elevation, Jas. Dundas Mansion

A6d. Dundas-Lippincott mansion, ground-floor plan.
Ink and watercolor on paper.
Athenaeum of Philadelphia (WTU*022*001). Dundas-Lippincott Mansion, ground-floor plan

A7. Hartman Kuhn residence, 1118 Chestnut St., First Union League Club House, Feb. 1863 to May, 1865.
Watercolor by Frank H. Taylor, ca. 1910-20.
Bryn Mawr College, gift of Joseph M. Fox, 1975. Hartman Kuhn residence

A8. Southwest corner Thirteenth and Locust Street, General Patterson's Mansion (built 1832-36 for John Hare Powel, William Strickland, architect).
Watercolor by Benjamin R. Evans, Oct. 1882.
Library Company of Philadelphia. General Patterson's Mansion
For a slightly later view of the building adapted for use as the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, see item D5.

A9. Antebellum mansions, 1107-11 Walnut Street.
Photograph, 18 April 1913.
Philadelphia City Archives (1708/ #6981). Antebellum mansions, 1107-11 Walnut
The upper facade of the mansion on the left is still visible today.

A10. South East corner of 12th & Chestnut.
Watercolor by David J. Kennedy, ca. 1867.
Historical Society of Pennsylvania (K 1-50). South East corner of 12th & Chestnut
A view taken just before the construction on this site of a marble-clad building for S. S. White, a manufacturer of dental supplies (erected 1867-68 to designs by Sloan & Hutton, architects). This is one of the few structures reorded in the 1879-80 panoramic directory views for this part of Chestnut Street (see item C13b) to be seen on the street today.

A11. North west corner of Chestnut and 12th Streets, showing, at left, Boston Row (built 1830, John Haviland, architect).
Watercolor by David J. Kennedy, 1839.
Historical Society of Pennsylvania (K 1-64). North west corner of Chestnut and 12th Streets

A12a. Mid-19th-century townhouses, 1301-09 Locust Street.
Photograph, 14 December 1916.
Philadelphia City Archives (903/ #3555-T). Mid-19th-century townhouses, 1301-09 Locust Street

A12b. Fire insurance survey of dwelling, 1305 Locust Street for John McCrea, 16 November 1850 (photoreproduction).
Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Franklin Fire Insurance Co. Records (policy 100: 12741). Fire insurance survey of dwelling, 1305 Locust Street

A13. Row of houses, 1237-47 Lombard Street (built ca. 1829).
Photograph, 2 March 1959.
Philadelphia City Archives (922/ #37470). Row of houses, 1237-47 Lombard Street
Similar in appearance to the elite rowhouses of Spruce and Walnut streets, these houses are narrower, and the fashionable lintels with inset circles are rendered here in wood rather than marble. For an earlier view of the corner house, see item C4a.

A14. South east corner of Twelfth and Locust Streets.
Watercolor by Benjamin R. Evans, 1883.
Library Company of Philadelphia. Southeast corner of Twelfth and Locust Streets

A15. Map of area, 1849.
Detail from Map of the City of Philadelphia, Together with All the Surrounding Districts…, colored lithograph, after surveys by J.C. Sidney (Philadelphia: Smith & Wistar, 1849).
Library Company of Philadelphia. Map of area, 1849
A key to the map was printed along its left edge. Numbered items on this part of the map were identified as:

57. Presbyterian Church
49. Catholic Church
24. First Independent Church
64. Presbyterian Church
28. St. Luke's Protestant Episcopal Church
50. Baptist Church
[6]9. Methodist Episcopal Church
26. Presbyterian Church
27. Protestant Episcopal Church

A16. Map of area, 1862.
Photocomposite from Samuel E. Smedley, Smedley’s Atlas of the City of Philadelphia… (Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co., 1862), section 4.
Library Company of Philadelphia. Map of area,  ca. 1860

A17a. Fire insurance survey of dwelling, 1203 Spruce Street for Henry Cash, 26 May 1858.
Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Fire Insurance Co. Records (policy 13: 7236). Fire insurance survey of dwelling, 1203 Spruce Street

A17b. Row of houses, 1203-13 Spruce Street (part of "Dugan's Row," 1201-17 Spruce Street, built ca. 1822-29).
Photograph, January 2000.
Library Company of Philadelphia. Row of houses, 1203-13 Spruce Street

A18a. Row of houses, 1104-14 Spruce Street (part of "Linden Place," 1100-14 Spruce Street, built ca. 1832-38, Thomas U. Walter, architect).
Photograph, January 2000.
Library Company of Philadelphia. Row of houses, 1104-14 Spruce Street
For an earlier view of these houses, see item D6.

A18b. Fire insurance survey of dwelling, 1102 Spruce Street, for Morgan Ash, 25 June 1833.
Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Franklin Fire Insurance Co. Records (policy 0: 682). Fire insurance survey of dwelling, 1102 Spruce Street

A19. Plans, sections, and elevations for an unidentified city house, ca. 1810-30.
Pencil, ink, and watercolor on paper.
Historical Society of Pennsylvania (Bb 615 R727a [Am 8898]). Plans, sections, and elevations for an unidentified city house, ca. 1810-30 Plans, sections, and elevations for an unidentified city house, ca. 1810-30

A20a. Row of houses, 1110-18 Pine Street.
Photograph, January 2000.
Library Company of Philadelphia. Row of houses, 1110-18 Pine Street

A20b. Fire insurance survey of row of ten dwellings, 1100-18 Pine Street, for Israel Van Horn, 8 July 1850 (photoreproduction).
Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Franklin Fire Insurance Co. Records (policy 93: 11936). Fire insurance survey of row of ten dwellings, 1100-18 Pine Street

A21a. 1302-14 Drury Street.
Photograph, January 2000.
Library Company of Philadelphia. 1302-14 Drury Street

A21b. Fire insurance survey of two dwellings south side Diamond Street, west of 13th [1300 block Drury Street, south side], for Thomas Kelly, 5 November 1831 (photoreproduction).
Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Franklin Fire Insurance Co. Records (policy 0: 389). Fire insurance survey of two dwellings south side Diamond Street, west of 13th

A22a. 251-53 South Quince Street.
Photograph, January 2000.
Library Company of Philadelphia. 251-53 South Quince Street

A22b. Fire insurance survey of four dwellings, 251-53 South Quince Street and 234-36 Prosperous Alley [South Jessup Street], for James Gray, 5 November 1866 (photoreproduction).
Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Franklin Fire Insurance Co. Records (policy 239: 34312). Fire insurance survey of four dwellings, 251-53 S. Quince Street and 234-36 Prosperous  Alley

A23. Fire insurance survey of five dwellings, northwest corner 12th and Cedar streets [1201-11 South Street], for Griffith Evans, 26 April 1836.
Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Franklin Fire Insurance Co. Records (policy 0: 1514). Fire insurance survey of five dwellings, northwest corner 12th and Cedar streets

A24a. 1134 Waverly Street
Photograph, January 2000.
Library Company of Philadelphia. 1134 Waverly Street
This array of smaller houses was built at the rear of MacBride's townhouse facing Lombard Street (item A25a).

A24b. Fire insurance survey of four dwellings and stable, 1134 Waverly Street, for Andrew MacBride, 6 November 1832 (photoreproduction).
Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Franklin Fire Insurance Co. Records (policy 0: 608). Fire insurance survey of four dwellings and stable, 1134 Waverly Street

A25a. 1133 Lombard Street
Photograph, February 2000.
Library Company of Philadelphia. 1133 Lombard Street

A25b. Fire insurance survey of dwelling, Lombard Street, fourth house east of 12th Street [1133 Lombard Street], for Andrew MacBride, 21 August 1833.
Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Franklin Fire Insurance Co. Records (policy 0: 826). Fire insurance survey of dwelling, Lombard Street, fourth house east of 12th Street

A26a. Fire insurance survey of dwelling, "west side of Truxton Street, in the rear of house no. 23 Perry Street" [318 South Fawn Street], for Charles Williams, 21 June 1834.
Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Franklin Fire Insurance Co. Records (policy 0: 979). Fire insurance survey of dwelling, west side of Truxton Street, in the rear of house no. 23 Perry Street

A26b. 318 South Fawn Street
Photograph, January 2000.
Library Company of Philadelphia. 318 South Fawn Street
The house's exterior today accords almost precisely with its form as described more than a century and a half earlier.


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