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  • John Rauch: 20th Century Chestnut Hill
    Woodward estate along the margin between the estate s sweeping lawn and the adjacent dense woods a ffording views into two dramatically contrasting environments It is designed as a bungalow with a smaller second floor over the first fl oor all under an encompassing roof The north façade toward the estate grounds is relatively closed the south opens into the surrounding woods The style materials and colors relate to the

    Original URL path: http://www.chhist.org/20thcentury/06-rauch.html (2016-04-26)
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  • Montgomery & Bishop: 20th Century Chestnut Hill
    Office Montgomery Bishop architects Built 1955 56 This house incorporates the ruins of a schist barn of a former Chestnut Hill estate into the L plan one story building one wing was designed as a professional o ffice for the client a doctor The fl at roofed stucco clad cinder block house is set back and rotated on its semi wooded site Robert Bishop spent some time with Frank Lloyd

    Original URL path: http://www.chhist.org/20thcentury/07-montgomerybishop.html (2016-04-26)
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  • Runyan & Associates: 20th Century Chestnut Hill
    modern re interpretation to an unassuming mid century split level The original design by James A Nolen clearly demonstrated the infl uence of the early work of Frank Lloyd Wright low rooms sheltering eaves a massive hearth and horizontal bands of windows The 21st century exterior re design is a sensitive integration of the Prairie Mission style into Nolen s original Wright inspired split level building Interior design by Patricia

    Original URL path: http://www.chhist.org/20thcentury/08-runyan.html (2016-04-26)
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  • JL Evans & RT Addis: 20th Century Chestnut Hill
    architects Built 1963 John Lane Evans associated with Roland Taylor Addis for this commission They are not known to have worked on other projects together Addis s work was concentrated on the Main Line Evans a Chestnut Hill resident began his career in the 1930s as the principal architect for Dr George Woodward in exchange for rent The house is a one story stuccoed concrete block building with hipped roofs

    Original URL path: http://www.chhist.org/20thcentury/09-evansaddis.html (2016-04-26)
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  • Untitled Document
    self guided tour of important 20th Century residences in Chestnut Hill Philadelphia Click on site numbers and places of interest on this map for more detailed information INTRODUCTION GUIDE TO HOMES CHHS HOME CHESTNUT HILL HISTORICAL SOCIETY 8708 GERMANTOWN AVENUE

    Original URL path: http://www.chhist.org/20thcentury/housemap.html (2016-04-26)
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  • Chestnut Hill Dining Guide
    m Sun 10a m 4p m Specializing in freshly made soups unique sandwiches and salads entrees and side dishes to eat in or take home Dine inside or under the shade in our outdoor patio 5 Chill on the Hill 5 East Highland Avenue 267 323 2380 www chillonthehillfroyo com Open Mon Thu Sun 12p m 9p m Fri Sat 12p m 10p m Nutritious frozen yogurt and deliciously fresh toppings set in a fun self service atmosphere 6 Iron Hill Brewery Restaurant 8400 Germantown Avenue 215 948 5600 www ironhillbrewery com chestnuthill Open Sun Mon 11a m 11p m Tues Thurs 11a m 12a m Fri Sat 11a m 1a m Handcrafted beers creative yet informal cuisine and friendly attentive service in a casual upscale atmosphere 7 Campbell s Place 8337 Germantown Ave 215 242 1818 www campbellsplace com Open Lunch Tues Sat 11 30a m 3 30p m Dinner Tues Thurs 4p m 10p m Fri Sat 4p m 11p m Sun 4p m 9 30p m Sun Brunch 11a m 3 30p m A lively unpretentious old world tavern atmosphere serving excellent a ffordable New American fare along with an extensive selection of fine draught beers and wines 8 Cafette 8136 Ardleigh Street at Hartwell Lane 215 242 4220 www cafette com Open Wed Sun Lunch 11a m 3p m Dinner 5 9p m 9 30p m Fri Sat Brunch Sat Sun 9a m 2 30p m 3p m Sat Truly a neighborhood café with a garden patio featuring a contemporary seasonal menu off ering meat organic and vegetarian dishes this is a local favorite BYOB and casual 9 Cin Cin 7838 Germantown Avenue 215 242 8800 www cincinrestaurant com Open 11 30 a m 10 p m and Sun 2 p m 10 p m Chinese

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  • Discovering Chestnut Hill
    to order your tickets Note the walking tours are free for members but due to limited space members must register to attend For more information call 215 247 0417 Walking Tour Summit Street Saturday May 9 1 30 4pm A walking tour of Summit Street its own little 19th century suburb Tour followed by light reception Led by Richard Bartholomew Free for CHHS members 15 for non members Walking Tour Innovative Attached Housing in East Chestnut Hill Sunday June 14 1 30 4pm Visit Chestnut Hill s unique streetscapes influenced by the English Garden Suburb Movement Tour followed by light reception Led by George Bryant Free for CHHS members 15 for non members Walking Tour Water Tower and Industrial Development in East Chestnut Hill Sunday September 13 1 30 4pm Explore the remnants of our industrial past including a peek inside the Water Tower Tour followed by light reception Led by Jean McCoubrey Free for CHHS members 15 for non members The Great Houses Tour Sunday October 25 1 4pm Tour 3 5 recently rehabilitated historic houses showing a variety of renovation approaches hosted by their preservation architects designers and contractors 20 for CHHS members 50 for non members Discovering

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  • A Walk on Germantown Avenue
    c 1896 The library charter s aim was to provide comfortable rooms well supplied with attractive and instructive books wherein the people of Chestnut Hill without any distinction of age sex race or color may read and study The Carnegie

    Original URL path: http://www.chhist.org/avenue/01/01-pix.html (2016-04-26)
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