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William P. Gest residence

Front elevation, Courtesy of The Art Institute of Chicago PHE5-GES 02

Built: 1897
Status 2020: demolished

690 Hazelhurst Avenue, Merion Station, PA; original owner: William P. Gest, chairman of Fidelity Bank; alteration architect: William L. Price & Frank L. Price; plot size: 3.5 acres; 1897;

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

Data sheetPHE5-GES 01
Front elevation8" x 10"; b & w; courtesy of The Art Institute of ChicagoPHE5-GES 02
Biographical data - William Purves GestPHE5-GES 03


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