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Leighton Place

Also known as: The Chestnuts

Front elevation PHE5-LEI 02

Built: 1870
Status 2020: Sisters of Visitation of Philadelphia

Architect: Addison Hutton

5848 City Line Avenue, Overbrook, Philadelphia, PA; original owner: David Scull, vice president of Bryn Mawr College; original architect: Addison Hutton; alteration: William L. Price (1900); designated 2020 on Philadelphia Register of Historic Places (PDF)

2 Items

PHE Binder 5 (Merion Station, Overbrook, Narberth, Penn Valley)

Data sheetPHE5-LEI 01
Front elevation8" x 10"; b & wPHE5-LEI 02


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