Item No: pdcc02167
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.5, Old Houses, page 91
Historic Street Address:
38th & Chestnut Streets
Print and Picture Collection
Item pdcc00425, top [image dimensions 15.5 cm x 21.5 cm]:
View of the house built by Chandler Price in 1795 as a country retreat west of the Schuylkill River. In 1804 it became his permanent residence until he died in 1827. Although much of the estate was sold off over the years, the Price family occupied the house until 1894, when Miss Ellen Price, the last of the daughters, died.
Item pdcc00426, bottom [image dimensions 15.0 cm x 20.5 cm]:
Elevated view of the house on the northwest corner of 38th & Chestnut Street built by Chandler Price in 1794 as a country retreat. After his death in 1827 much of the original estate, which extended from 34th to 39th Streets and from Market to Chestnut Streets, was sold to developers. The house remained occupied by Price's daughters until Miss Ellen Price died in 1894.
The undated photograph shows the extent to which the house had been encroached upon by other buildings.
A917.481 P536 v.5
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Price, Chandler, 1765 or 1766-1827
Price, Ellen, -1894