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Bedford Hall (George Bedford House)

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George Bedford House
1875, Bruce Price. 96 S. River St.
  • (William E. Fischer, Jr.)
  • (William E. Fischer, Jr.)
  • (William E. Fischer, Jr.)
  • (William E. Fischer, Jr.)
  • (William E. Fischer, Jr.)

During the 1880s, Price would win fame as the architect of New York's Tuxedo Park, becoming one of the central figures of the Shingle Style. However, his architectural roots were in the High Victorian Gothic, of which this brightly banded and spiky house is his best surviving essay. A large concentration of Price's early buildings can be seen within a few blocks, including the former Ricketts-Reynolds House (1873; 80 S. River Street), now Rifkin Hall, and the A. T. McClintock Block (1874; 71 W. Northampton Street).

Writing Credits

George E. Thomas


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George E. Thomas, "Bedford Hall (George Bedford House)", [Plains, 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, 466-466.

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