SOUTH 40TH STREET

300 block South 40 Street

Street: Asphalt

Sidewalks: Concrete

Curbs: Granite

301-303 South 40 St.

(301 a.k.a. 3950-52 Delancy Street)

Samuel Sloan, architect

c.1853

Two, three-story, two-bay, brick with stone facade, Second Empire, semi-detached houses. Distinguishing features include iron fence around small front yard, first floor bay window with paired segmentally arched windows, segmentally arched windows with 2/2 sash, modillioned cornice, pedimented dormers in mansard roof with slate shingles, ground floor windows altered, originally each two arched 2/4 sash. 2 Contributing. Drexel Development Historic District, National Register, 1982.

305-07 South 40 St.

Samuel Elgart, developer

c.1925

Spruce Manor. Three-story, five-bay, brick, Colonial Revival apartment building. Distinguishing features include arched central entrance with fanlight, Palladian windows with fanlights, arched entrances to side alleys, corbelled brick belt course, full length French doors onto iron balconies, six-over-six sash throughout, decorative brick parapet wall. 1 Contributing. Drexel Development Historic District, National Register, 1982.

309-11 South 40 St.

(a.k.a. 3941-3951 Pine Street)

David Sorkin, developer

c.1927

Pine Hall. Three-story, seven-bay, brick, Colonial Revival apartment building. Distinguishing features include limestone entrance door surround, transom and sidelights flanking entrance door, stone belt course, arched entrance to rear of building, six-over-one sash. 1 Contributing. Drexel Development Historic District, National Register, 1982.

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300-308 South 40 St.

See 4000 Spruce Street.

310-14 South 40 St.

Charles S. Metzger, developer

c.1900

Three, three-story, two-bay, Colonial Revival/Queen Anne, Roman brick rowhouses in ABA pattern. Distinctive features of A) stone fence, front yards, classical columned porch, quoins, bay window with ionic columned detailing, grouped windows under stained glass arched transom, flemish gable with oriel window, and iron railing over second floor bay window; B) stone fence, classical columned porch, quoins, bay window with ionic columned detailing, and eyebrow dormer windows. 3 Contributing.

Porch balustrade replaced: 310

316-18 South 40 St.

Charles S. Metzger, developer

c.1900

Two, three-story, two-bay, Roman brick Colonial Revival/Queen Anne semi-detached houses. Distinctive features include classical columned porch, metal bay with ionic column detailing, and flemish gables with pressed metal ornament, front yard with stone fence. 2 Contributing.

Porch balustrade replaced: 318

320-326 South 40 Street

See 4001 Pine Street.

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400 block South 40 Street

Street: Asphalt

Sidewalks: Concrete

Curbs: Granite

401-09 South 40 St.

(401 a.k.a. 3962-3968 Pine Street)

Anthony J. Drexel, developer

Attributed to G.W. and W.D. Hewitt

c.1883

Five, three-story, two-bay, brick, Italianate/Queen Anne rowhouses. Distinguishing features include columned porch with denticulated cornice, brownstone lintels and sills, terra cotta beltcourses, pressed metal cornice with finials. 401 has a north facade that is stuccoed and has 2 metal bays as well as wraparound metal cornice. 5 Contributing. Drexel Development Historic District, National Register, 1982.

Facades stuccoed: 401, 403, 405

Door openings altered: 401, 403, 405

Porch balustrade replaced: 407, 409

411-17 South 40 St.

Attributed to Samuel Sloan, architect

c.1865

Four, three-story, two-bay, Wissahickon schist, Italianate rowhouses, arranged in tripartite composition with central pavilion rising to three stories and flanked by three-story wings. Distinguishing features include central pedimented cornice between 413-415, bay window, paired semi-circular arched entrance doors under paired pedimented entrance, paired windows, brownstone lintels and sills, two-over-two windows, quoins, bracketed and modillioned cornice. 4 Contributing. Drexel Development Historic District, National Register, 1982.

Bay removed: 417

421 South 40 St. (A & B)

(a.k.a. 3963-67 Baltimore Ave)

Mr. Allen, developer

Samuel Sloan, architect

c.1865

Two, three-story with central bay with two-story wings, stucco, Italianate house with central three-story bay with two-story wings. Distinguishing features include late nineteenth century commercial storefront, quoins, central three-story bay, bracketed window hoods, paired semi-circular arched windows, paired bracketed cornice. 2 Contributing. Drexel Development Historic District, National Register, 1982.

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400 South 40 St.

Attributed to Samuel Sloan, architect

c.1853

Three-story, Italianate, stucco detached house. Distinguishing features include wrought iron window hoods, columned porch with pedimented entrance, quoins, bracketed cornice, cupola with arched windows, and paired bracketed cornice. One-story white brick-front addition c.1960. Driveway through yard. 1 Contributing.

410 South 40 St.

See 4001 Baltimore Ave