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“Binderton,” J. Wilmer Biddle House

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1903, Cope and Stewardson. 455 W. Chestnut Hill Ave.
  • "Binderton," J. Wilmer Biddle House (Richard Guy Wilson)
  • "Binderton," J. Wilmer Biddle House (Richard Guy Wilson)

The richly patterned orange-red brick house with Flemish curl gables is a domestic version of the firm's academic work, but unlike most of the regional stone houses, this one emphatically celebrates urban brick.

Writing Credits

George E. Thomas


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George E. Thomas, "“Binderton,” J. Wilmer Biddle House", [Philadelphia, 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, 149-149.

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