National Register District Inventory for South 48th Street

Data current as of the date the nomination was submitted (June 1997). Corrections and additions may have been made since then, but are not included in this file.

Original Source Information

NPS Form 10-900-a OMB Approval No. 1024-0018

(8-86)

United States Department of the Interior

National Park Service

National Register of Historic Places

Continuation Sheet

West Philadelphia Streetcar Suburb Historic District, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania

SOUTH 48TH STREET

500 block S. 48th Street

501-515 S. 48th Street
c. 1909
Eight, three-story, two-bay, brick with wood trim, Colonial Revival, twin residences with full-width front porches, and hipped roof. Enclosed porch: 501, 515. Asphalt shingle roof: 501, 503, 505, 511. Clay tile roof: 507, 509, 513, 515. 8 Contributing.

517-523 S. 48th Street
c. 1909
Four, three-story. two-bay, brick with wood trim, Colonial Revival, rowhouses full-width front porch and clay tile hipped roof. Enclosed porch: 521. Asphalt shingle roof: 523. 4 Contributing.

500-504 S. 48th Street
c. 1909
Three, three-story, two-bay, stone and brick with wood trim, Colonial Revival, rowhouses with full-width front porch and hipped roof. Clay roof: 502. 3 Contributing.

506-510; 530-538 S. 48th Street
c. 1900
Eight, three-story, two-bay, stone and brick with wood trim, Colonial Revival, twin residences with full-width front porch and hipped roof. Slate roof: 530, 532, 534. 8 Contributing.

540-544 S. 48th Street
c. 1900
Three, three-story, two-bay, brick and stucco, Colonial Revival, rowhouses with full-width front porch and hipped roof. 3 Contributing.

546-560 S. 48th Street
c. 1900
Eight, three-story, two-bay, brick with wood and pressed metal trim, Colonial Revival, twin residences with full-width front porch. Clay tile roof: 560. 8 Contributing.

600 block S. 48th Street

601-613 S. 48th Street
c. 1909
Seven, three-story, three-bay, Colonial Revival, twin residence with full-width front porch and clay tile hipped roof. 613 is a single, free-standing residence. 7 Contributing.

615-625 S. 48th Street
c. 1900
Six, three-story, three-bay, stone and brick, Queen Anne, twin residence with full-width front porch and clay tile hipped roof. 6 Contributing.

600-612 S. 48th Street
W. Blithe, architect
F.S. Riggs and H. Patterson, owners
1907
Seven, three-story, two-bay, stone and brick, Flemish/eclectic, twin residences with full-width front porch and slate hipped roof. Distinguishing features include stylized gables, three-sided two-story bays, small balconies above the bays, limestone trim. 7 Contributing.

614 S. 48th Street
c. 1909
One, three-story, two-bay, stone and brick, Victorian Gothic, twin residence with slate hipped roof. 1 Contributing.

630-632 S. 48th Street
c. 1900
Two, three-story, five-bay, stone and brick with wood and pressed metal trim, Queen Anne, twin residence with front portico and slate hipped roof. 2 Contributing.

634-636 S. 48th Street
c. 1900
Two, three-story, five-bay, stone and brick with wood and pressed metal trim, Queen Anne, twin residence with side porch and slate hipped roof. 2 Contributing.

800 block S. 48th Street

813 S. 48th Street
Dull and Peterson, architects
1904
Calvary Methodist Church. Random ashlar stone, Gothic Methodist church with corner tower, limestone trim, gothic pointed windows, belt courses, buttresses. 1 Contributing.

815-833 S. 48th Street
c. 1895
Ten, three-story, three-bay, brick with wood and pressed metal trim, Queen Anne, twin residence with full-width porch and slate roof. 10 Contributing.

800-814 S. 48th Street
c. 1900
Eight, three-story, three-bay, brick with stone, wood and pressed metal trim, Queen Anne, twin residence with side porch and slate roof. 8 Contributing.

816-830 S. 48th Street
c. 1895
Eight, three-story, stone and brick with wood and pressed metal trim, Queen Anne, twin residence with full-width front porch and slate roof. Wrap-around porch on 830. 8 Contributing.

900 block S. 48th Street

901 S. 48th Street
R. Loos, architect
1904
The Castle. One, four-story, six-bay, random rubble stone with wood and pressed metal, Queen Anne, apartment building with partial-width Ionic columned front porch, crenellated tower. 1 Contributing.

905-915 S. 48th Street
c. 1892
Six, three-story, three-bay, brick with wood trim, Queen Anne, twin residence with full-width porch and slate hipped roof. Asphalt roof: 909, 911, 915. 6 Contributing.

917-923 S. 48th Street
c. 1892
Four, three-story, three-bay, brick with wood trim, Queen Anne, twin residence with full-width porch and slate and asphalt hipped roof. 4 Contributing.

900-914 S. 48th Street
c. 1900 (c. 908-14 c. 1895)
Eight, three-story, three-bay, brick with wood and pressed metal trim, Queen Anne, twins. Full-width front porch and slate hipped roof. 8 Contributing.

916-922 S. 48th Street
c. 1895
Four, three-story, three-bay, brick, Queen Anne, twin residence with full-width front porch and slate hipped roof. 4 Contributing.

1000 block S. 48th Street

1009-1015 S. 48th Street
J.D. Arthur, builder
1894
Four, three-story, three-bay, brick with wood trim, Queen Anne, twin residence with wrap-around porch and slate hipped roof. 4 Contributing.

1017 S. 48th Street
c. 1892
One, three-story, two-bay, stucco with wood trim, Gothic Revival, free-standing residence with full-width front porch and slate hipped roof. 1 Contributing.

1008 S. 48th Street
post-1910
Trinity Place Apartments. One, four-story, two-bay, brick and stucco with wood trim, Tudor Revival, apartment building with slate hipped roof. 1 Contributing.

1012 S. 48th Street
c. 1895
One, three-story, four-bay, brick and stucco with wood trim, Queen Anne, free-standing residence, full-width front porch and hipped roof. 1 Contributing.

1018 S. 48th Street
Louis J. Tunis, architect
Louis E. Faulkner, builder/developer
1924
Squirrel Hill Apartment Building. One, four-bay, eight-bay, brick with wood trim, Classical Revival, apartment building with flat roof. 1 Contributing.

1100 block S. 48th Street

1101 S. 48th Street
Samuel Silverman, architect/builder
4317 Spruce Street Corporation, developer
1928
Wycliffe Hall. One five-story, twenty two-bay brick, flat roofed, Classical Revival apartment building. Distinguishing features include stone and wood trim, front portico. Vacant. 1 Contributing.

1115 S. 48th Street
c. 1895
One two-story, three-bay brick with wood trim, Colonial Revival free standing residence. Distinguishing features include partial width front porch, slate hipped roof. Vacant. 1 Contributing.

1117 S. 48th Street
post-1910
One four-story, nine bay brick and stone with stone trim, flat roofed Classical Revival apartment building. Vacant. 1 Contributing.

1121-1127 S. 48th Street
c. 1892
Four, three-story, three-bay, stone and brick, Queen Anne, twin residence, full-width front porch and hipped roof. 4 Contributing.

1129 S. 48th Street
c. 1918-23
One, three-story, five-bay, brick with wood trim, Colonial Revival, free-standing residence with front portico and slate hipped roof. 1 Contributing.

1118 S. 48th Street
c. 1892
One, two-story, nine-bay, stone and stucco with wood trim, Gothic Revival, free-standing residence with front full-width portico and slate hipped roof. 1 Contributing.

1122 S. 48th Street
Charles Balderston, architect
1897
One, three-story, nine-bay, stone and brick with wood trim, Colonial Revival, free-standing residence with partial width front porch, pressed metal cornice, and slate gambrel roof. 1 Contributing.

1124-1130 S. 48th Street
c. 1910
Four, three-story, three-bay, stone and brick with wood trim, Colonial Revival, twin residence with full-width front porch and clay tile hipped roof. 4 Contributing.

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