Cedar Grove was originally located in northeast Philadelphia, beginning with a simple plan completed in 1750, with additions over the years. Five generations of the Morris family lived in the farmhouse from 1793 to 1926 when the building was acquired … Continue reading →
Fairmount Park Historic Houses
The Fairmount Park System is made up of 62 different areas throughout the City of Brotherly Love. The largest concentration of parkland is located on both sides of the Schuylkill River – from the Philadelphia Art Museum in the south, … Continue reading →
A growing collection of historic homes and buildings that form large part of our cultural heritage in America. Architecture gives an identity and a unique sense of place to every neighborhood, town and city in this country and around the world.
Images in the collection are examples of historic details and building components that set them apart in some way – for their simple proportions or exceptional craftsmanship and style. Fireplaces, stairways, windows, doors, finishes, furnishings and other facets of historic buildings are arranged in the main menu.