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Houses and Estates Photograph Collection

Title: “La Casta¤a,” a.k.a. “New Sharon” – Front facade
Photographer: William Alan Morrison
Collection: Houses & Estates
Binder #: 6 (Rosemont)
Image Information: 8″ x 10″; b & w
Abstract: 1341 Montgomery Avenue, Rosemont, PA; original owner: William M. Joyce, general freight agent of Pennsylvania Railroad Co.; subsequent owners: Alba B. Johnson, president of Baldwin Locomotive Co., Sisters of the Holy Child Jesus; original architect: Theophilus P. Chandler, Jr.; subsequent architects: Herbert C. Wise (1904), Ashmead & Adams (1907), Alexander M. Adams (1911, 13, 15); plot size: 16.5 acres; 1891-94; extant
Item Number: PHE6-LAC 04