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Major John Groff Memorial Armory

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1916, Philip Johnson. 220 N. High St.

Designed by Philadelphia's master of political connections, the armory's brick and limestone facade recalls Price and McLanahan's Chester County armory of the previous decade. Farther north at 425 N. High Street are a group of educational buildings around the Friends Meeting.

Writing Credits

George E. Thomas


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George E. Thomas, "Major John Groff Memorial Armory", [West Chester, Pennsylvania], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of PA vol 2

Buildings of Pennsylvania: Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania, George E. Thomas, with Patricia Likos Ricci, Richard J. Webster, Lawrence M. Newman, Robert Janosov, and Bruce Thomas. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2012, 245-245.

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