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La Ronda

Built: 1928
Demolished: 2009
Status 2020: demolished 2009

Architect: Addison Mizner

1030 Mt. Pleasant Road, Bryn Mawr, PA; original owner: Percival E. Foederer, president of Foederer Leather Co.; subsequent owners: Sandra Newman, Edwin Daly, Arthur Gallagher, Villanova University; original architect: Addison Mizner; plot size: 211 acres; 1928;

21 Items

PHE Binder 2 (Bryn Mawr)

TitleDateFormat
Data sheetPHE2-LAR 01
Entrance front with courtyardFour 8" x 10"; b & w; one 3" x 5"; one 4" x 7"; similar views;PHE2-LAR 02
Entrance door from courtyardFour similar views; 8" x 10"; b & wPHE2-LAR 03
West elevationThree similar views; 8" x 10"; b & wPHE2-LAR 04
Garden facade viewed from lower terraceTwo similar views; 8" x 10"; b & wPHE2-LAR 05
Garden facade viewed from upper terraceFour similar views; 8" x 10"; b & wPHE2-LAR 06
House view from southeast terraceTwo similar views; 8" x 10"; b & wPHE2-LAR 07
First & second floor plans8" x 10"; b & wPHE2-LAR 08
Great hall8" x 10"; b & wPHE2-LAR 09
Great hall doorway8" x 10"; b & wPHE2-LAR 10
Great hall inside corner8" x 10"; b & wPHE2-LAR 11
Interior stairway8" x 10"; b & wPHE2-LAR 12
Cloister8" x 10"; b & wPHE2-LAR 13
Dining room8" x 10"; b & wPHE2-LAR 14
Living room8" x 10"; b & wPHE2-LAR 15
Living room fireplace8" x 10"; b & wPHE2-LAR 16
Combination gatehouse, servants' quarters and garageThree similar views; 8" x 10"; b & wPHE2-LAR 17
Exterior view of garage and servants' quartersThree similar views; 8" x 10"; b & wPHE2-LAR 18
Exterior view of caretaker's cottage8" x 10"; b & wPHE2-LAR 19
Photostatic copiesMany pages of miscellaneous photostats of the exterior and interior views of the housePHE2-LAR 20
Biographical data - Percival Edward FoerdererPHE2-LAR 21

Location

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house is gone
standing