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Spring Brook Water Supply Company

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1910, Welsh, Sturdevant and Poggi. 30 N. Franklin St.
  • (William E. Fischer, Jr.)
  • Masonic Temple (William E. Fischer, Jr.)
  • Masonic Temple (William E. Fischer, Jr.)

Its sculpted dolphins spouting sculpted water from the cornice recall the fountains of Baroque Rome. In 1917, Sturdevant and Poggi (now without Welsh) designed the Masonic Temple at 23 N. Franklin Street, another Roman essay whose giant columns in antis recall a different era of the ancient city.

Writing Credits

George E. Thomas



  • 1910


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George E. Thomas, "Spring Brook Water Supply Company", [Wilkes-Barre, 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, 469-470.

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