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Philadelphia National Historic Landmarks




  1. Academy of Music, c. 1857, Napoleon Le Brun, architect
  2. Boathouse Row, c. 1850s-1930s, various architects
  3. Carpenters' Hall, c. 1773, Robert Smith, designer; 320 Chestnut St.
  4. Church of the Advocate, c. 1887-1897, Charles M. Burns, Jr., architect; Diamond and 18th Streets
  5. Cliveden, c. 1764, the Benjamin Chew House; Germantown Avenue
  6. Colonial Germantown Historic District, founded by Francis Daniel Pastorius; Germantown Avenue
  7. Elfreth's Alley, c. 1702, purported to be the oldest, continuously-occupied residential street in America
  8. Fairmount Water Works, c. 1815, Benjamin Latrobe, architect; Schuylkill River near the Art Museum
  9. Furness Library, c. 1888, Frank Furness, architect; University of Penn Campus
  10. Mount Pleasant, c. 1762, Fairmount Park
  11. Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, c. 1882, Frank Furness, architect; 118 N. Broad St.
  12. Pennsylvania Hospital, c. 1756, Samuel Rhoads, architect; 800 Spruce St.
  13. Philadelphia Savings Fund Society [PSFS] Building, c. 1929, George Howe, architect; 1200 Market St.
  14. Second Bank of the United States, c. 1824, William Strickland, architect; 420 Chestnut St.
  15. Woodford, c. 1756; Fairmount Park (Dauphin St)
  16. American Philosophical Society Hall, c. 1789
  17. Athenaeum, c. 1847, Renaissance Revival, John Notman, architect; 219 S. 6th St.
  18. John Bartram House, c. 1731, 54th St.
  19. Becuna, c. 1944, Naval Submarine
  20. Christ Church, c. 1727-1754, 2nd Street at Market
  21. John Coltrane House, he lived here from 1952-1967; 1511 N. 3rd St.
  22. Edward Drinker Cope House, c. 1880, 2102 Pine St.
  23. Thomas Eakins House, c. 1820, Eakins home from 1846-1919; 1729 Mount Vernon Pl.
  24. Eastern State Penitentiary, c. 1857, John Haviland, architect; Fairmount Ave. and 21st St.
  25. First Bank of the United States, c. 1797, Samuel Blodgett, architect; 116 S. 3rd St.
  26. Old Fort Mifflin, c. 1772; Penrose Ferry Road
  27. Girard College, Founders Hall, c. 1832, Thomas U. Walter; Girard College Campus
  28. Friends Hospital, c. 1817; 4641 Roosevelt Blvd
  29. Germantown Cricket Club, c. 1889, McKim & Mead, architects
  30. Frances Ellen Watkins Harper House, c. before-1870, 1006 Bainbridge St
  31. Hill-Physick-Keith House, c. 1786; 321 S. 4th St.
  32. Institute of the Pennsylvania Hospital, c. 1859, 111 N. 49th Street
  33. Insurance Company of North America Building, c. 1925, Emlyn Stewardson & George Page, architects; 1600 Arch St.
  34. Johnson House, c. 1768; 6306 Germantown Ave.
  35. Laurel Hill Cemetery, c. 1836, John Notman, architect; 3822 Ridge Ave.
  36. J. Peter Lesley House, c. 1835; 1008 Clinton St. (part of Clinton Street Row, National Historic District)
  37. James Logan Home, (aka Stenton Mansion) c. 1728; 4601 N. 18th St.
  38. Memorial Hall, c. 1876, Hermann Schwartzmann, architect; Fairmount Park
  39. Mother Bethel A.M.E. Church, c. 1794, 1889; 419 S. 6th St.
  40. New Century Guild, c. 1850, Bunting & Shrigley, architects; 1307 Locust St.
  41. New Market, c. 1745, 1811; 419 S. Second St.
  42. U.S.S. Olympia, c. 1893, Historic Naval Cruiser
  43. Charles Wilson Peale House, c. 1750, 1810; 2100 Clarkson Ave.
  44. Philadelphia City Hall, c. 1871, 1881, John McArthur & Thomas U. Walter, architects; Broad & Market Sts.
  45. Philadelphia Contributorship, c. 1835, Thomas U. Walter, architect; 212 S. 4th St.
  46. Philadelphia School of Design for Women, (aka Edwin Forrest House) c. 1853,1865, Stephen D. Button, architect; 1326 N. Broad St.
  47. Philadelphia Masonic Temple, c. 1873, Joseph H. Windrin, architect; 1 N. Broad St.
  48. Edgar Allen Poe House, c. 1844; 530 N. 7th St.
  49. Race Street Friends Meeting House, c. 1856; 1518 Race St.
  50. Reading Terminal and Trainshed, c. 1893, Joseph Wilson, engineer; 1115 Market St.
  51. Reynolds-Morris House, c. 1787, John Reynolds, architect; 225 S, 8th St.
  52. Rittenhousetown Historic District, c. 1707; 206 Lincoln Dr., Fairmount Park
  53. Saint James the Less Episcopal Church, c. 1846; 3227 W. Clearfield St.
  54. Saint Mark's Episcopal Church, c. 1852, John Notman, architect; 1607 Locust St.
  55. Saint Peter's Protestant Episcopal Church, c. 1758, 1764, Robert Smith/William Strickland, architects; 313 Pine St.
  56. Thomas Sully Residence, c. 1820, 1860, 530 Spruce St.
  57. Henry O. Tanner Homesite, c. mid 19th century, 2908 W. Diamond St.
  58. United States Naval Asylum, c. 1827, 1844, William Strickland, architect; sold to Toll Brothers; restored as luxury condos; Grays Ferry Ave. at 24th St.
  59. Wagner Free Institute of Science, c. 1859, John McArthur, William Wagner, architects; 1700 Montgomery Ave.
  60. Walnut Street Theatre, c. 1809, 1828, John Haviland, architect; 825 Walnut St.
  61. John Wanamaker Store, c. 1875, 1904, D. Burnham & J. Windrim, architects; 1301 Chestnut Street
  62. Woodlands, c. 1770, 1790, (William Hamilton House); 4000 Woodland Ave.
  63. Wyck House, c. 1690; 6026 Germantown Ave.
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