The most imposing house on Fountain Hill was built for Garrett B. Linderman, general manager of the Bethlehem Iron Company. The completion of his Chateauesque-style mansion spurred the construction of more great houses for iron company executives. Fittingly, the house was later owned by Charles Schwab, Linderman's successor and the man who transformed the iron company into the Bethlehem Steel Corporation. The three-story cut granite structure is massed about a hipped-roof four-story central tower. An elaborate, appropriately iron, canopy announces the entrance at the base of the tower. The building is now apartments.
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