SOUTH 44TH STREET

100 block South 44 Street

101-113 South 44 Street

See 4322 Chestnut Street.

115-125 South 44 Street

(125 South 44 St. a.k.a. 4327-31 Sansom)

Real Estate Bonding Company, developer

c.1910

Belgium. Six, two-story, two-bay, orange brick, Colonial Revival rowhouses. Distinguishing features include stone base, first and second floor porches with heavy brick columns, heavy balustraded wooden railings, three pediments at roof level connected by balustrade, heavy modillioned cornice, flat roof. 6 Contributing.

141-143 South 44 Street

Vacant lot.

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100-110 South 44 Street

See 4400 Chestnut Street.

118-124 South 44 Street

See 4401 Sansom Street.

126-134 South 44 Street

See 4400 Sansom Street.

138-144 South 44 Street

See 4401-4411 Walnut Street.

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200 block South 44 Street

Street: Asphalt

Streetlamps: None

Curbs: Granite

201-213 South 44 Street

See 4324 Walnut Street.

215-217 South 44 Street

Empty lot.

219-37 South 44 St.

Horace Drace, developer

c.1896

Ten, three-story, single-bay, Pompeiian brick, Victorian Eclectic rowhouses in ABBBAABBBC pattern. Distinguishing features of A) recessed porch with squat polished granite columns, segmentally arched basement opening, sidelights on first floor window, transom over entrance door, second floor elliptical bay window with denticulated cornice, third floor paired window in brick arched opening, rusticated granite sills, flemish cross gable in Spanish tile mansard roof; B) recessed porch with squat polished granite columns, segmentally arched basement opening, sidelights on first floor window, transom over entrance door, three sided bay window with denticulated cornice, triple window with rusticated granite lintel and sill under hipped roof dormer, Spanish tile mansard roof; C) recessed porch with squat polished granite columns, segmentally arched basement opening, sidelights on first floor window, transom over entrance door, second and third floor paired windows in brick arched openings, rusticated granite sills, corner turret with denticulated cornice, wooden bracketed cornice, mansard roof with eyebrow window. Side elevation: orange brick, two-story metal bay, three corbelled brick chimneys, hipped roof dormers. 10 Contributing.

Roof tiles replaced: 227, 229, 231, 233(replaced with slate shingles), 235, 237

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239-41 South 44 St.

Spruce Hill Garden Club. Garden, empty lot.

243-59 South 44 St.

Thomas Marshall, developer

c.1890

Nine, three-story, flat roof, two-bay, red brick, Queen Anne rowhouses in ABABABBBB pattern. Distinguishing features of A) shed roof porch with standing seam metal roof, transom over entrance door, brownstone rusticated lintels and sills, corbelled brick cornice, pressed metal cornice with pedimented central projection; B) shed roof porch with shared pedimented entrance, segmentally arched door and window openings, brownstone sills, brick and rusticated brownstone segmentally arched lintels, corbelled brick cornice with finials. 9 Contributing.

Facade stuccoed: 247

Window openings altered: 243, 247, 253

Porch removed: 243, 245, 247, 249, 251,

Porch posts/balustrade replaced: 253, 255, 257, 259

Metal cornice replacement: 259

New brick facade: 243

261-63 South 44 St.

Episcopal Divinity School, developer

c.1895

Two-story, three-bay, stone, building with Colonial Revival alterations, originally a carriage house. Distinguishing features include large central opening, two pedimented entrances, denticulated cornice, slate mansard roof with iron railing above, single pedimented dormer. Slate roof shingles have been cornered with creosote. 1 Contributing.

265-271 South 44 St.

Abraham Berk, developer

c.1928

Four, three-story, two-bay, white tapestry brick, Colonial Revival/Mission Style apartment buildings. Distinguishing features include commercial ground floor with recessed entrance and transom windows, two-story pedimented metal bay windows with stucco patterning, low flemish gable parapet, paired 6/1 windows, flat roof, patterned brickwork. 4 Contributing.

273-277 South 44 Street

See 4333-35 Spruce Street.

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200-216 South 44 St.

See 4400 Walnut Street.

218-238 South 44 St.

(238 South 44 St. a.k.a. 4401-4403 Locust St.)

Walter Steelman, developer

c.1898

Ten of original group of eleven, three-story, double-bay, orange Pompeiian brick, Colonial Revival semi-detached houses in AAABAAAABC pattern. All have small front yards and brick chimneys. Distinguishing features of A) classical columned porch, segmentally arched basement opening, paired windows under elliptical arched stained glass transom window, second floor bay window with swag and garland and other ornamentation, third floor paired window, pedimented dormer, quoins, slate fishscale shingle mansard roof; B) classical columned porch, segmentally arched basement opening, transom windows over first floor window and doors, second floor two-story bay window with swag and garland ornamentation and modillioned cornice, slate tile fishscale shingle mansard roof; C) classical columned porch, segmentally arched basement opening, second floor bay window with swag and garland ornamentation, corner turret, slate fishscale shingle mansard roof. 10 Contributing.

Porch posts/balustrade removed/replaced: 218, 220, 222, 226, 228, 230, 238

Porch Infill: 238

Ground floor window openings altered: 222, 232, 242, 236

Door opening added: 222

Stained glass transom window removed/replaced: 218, 222, 226, 232, 234, 236

Building demolished: 224

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240-260 South 44 St.

Daniel Lindsay, developer

c.1891

Eleven, three-story, two-bay, brick, Queen Anne, rowhouses in the AABBAABBAAB pattern. Distinguishing features of A) iron fence, paired pedimented shed roof porches with Eastlakian detailing, first floor windows contain small panes surrounding single larger pane, limestone lintels and sills, terra cotta belt course, rough limestone belt course, corbelled and decorative brick cornice, metal finials; B) paired pedimented porches with Eastlakian detailing, first floor windows with small panes surrounding larger single pane, limestone lintels and sills, terra cotta belt course, rough limestone belt course, third floor double and triple windows in pedimented cross gable, two-tone slate fishscale shingles in cross gable and on mansard. 11 Contributing.

Porch removed: 240, 242, 244, 246, 248, 250

262-264 South 44 St.

See 4401 Spruce St.

Parking lot.

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300 block South 44 Street

Street: Asphalt

Sidewalks: Concrete

Curbs: Granite

Streetlights: None

301-313 South 44 St.

See 4328 Spruce Street.

315-327 South 44 St.

Hettie Bustard, developer

c.1916

Seven, two-story, single-bay, brick, Mission Style/Arts and Crafts rowhouses. Distinguishing features include enclosed entrance porch with shared pedimented entrance, standing seam metal roof, second floor triple windows with extremely unusual muntin patterns, gabled parapet wall with blind oculus ornamentation, finials, large front yards. 7 Contributing.

329 South 44 St.

See 4339 Pine Street.

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300-318 South 44 St.

See 4400-4414 Spruce St.

320-322 South 44 St.

James F. Joy, developer

c.1897

Two, three-story, two-bay, orange brick, Colonial Revival/Queen Anne, semi-detached houses. Distinguishing features include stone fence, raised yard, stone base, paired columned porches, triple first floor bay window, two-story turreted bay window with swag and garland applied ornamentation, quoins, asphalt covered mansard roof. 2 Contributing.

324-332 South 44 St.

See 4401 Pine Street.

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400 block South 44 Street

Street: Asphalt

Sidewalks: Concrete except brick along side of 4328 Osage Ave

Curbs: Granite

Streetlamps: None

411-421 South 44 St.

(421 a.k.a. 4339-4345 Osage Ave)

Charles S. Metzger, developer: 411-13

c.1897

Charles W. Macfarlane, developer: 415-421

c.1897

Six, three-story, double-bay, orange brick, Colonial Revival semi-detached houses. Distinguishing features include classical columned porch with denticulated cornice, segmentally arched basement opening, second floor bay window with denticulated cornice, quoins, paired windows, pedimented dormer, slate shingle hipped mansard roof, tall corbelled brick chimneys. 6 Contributing.

Porch brick infilled: 413

Porch posts/balustrades replaced: 415, 417

Slate roof shingles replaced with asphalt: 417

429-435 South 44 Street

See 4328 Osage Ave.

437 South 44 St.

Thomas Killough, developer

c.1900

Three-and-one-half-story, two-bay, orange brick, Colonial Revival, detached house. Distinguishing features include classical columned porch with denticulated cornice, paired windows under elliptical leaded glass fanlight, second floor elliptical bay window with swag and garland and other applied ornamentation, stone sills, hipped roof with single hipped dormer window, tall brick chimney, small front yard. 1 Contributing.

439-45 South 44 St.

(445 a.k.a. 4341-4345 Larchwood Ave)

Thomas Killough, developer

c.1900

Four, three-story, two-bay, buff brick (439-41), orange brick (443-45) Queen Anne/Colonial Revival, semi-detached houses. Distinguishing features include classical columned porch with denticulated cornice, paired windows under elliptical fanlight, second floor elliptical bay window with swag and garland and other applied ornamentation, third floor paired windows under single gothic arch opening, flemish gable with heavy moulding, brick sidewalk on Osage elevation of 439, slate covered gambrel roofs. 4 Contributing.

Porch posts/balustrade replaced: 439

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400-412 South 44 St.

See 4400-4402 Pine Street.

414-418 South 44 St.

(a.k.a. 4401-4403 Osage Ave)

R.T. McDonnell, developer

A. Lynn Walker, architect

J.H. Walker, contractor

c.1922

Four-story brick, multi-bay, Colonial Revival apartment building. Distinguishing features include semi-circular arched openings on ground floor, three-story pressed metal bay windows, cast stone water table, belt course, bracketed metal cornice, sills, and decoration. 1 Contributing.

420-428 South 44 St.

(420 a.k.a. 4400-4410 Osage Ave)

Thomas and Robert Killough, developer

c.1898

Five, three-story, orange brick, Queen Anne/Colonial Revival, semi-detached houses in the AAABA pattern. Distinguishing features of A) classical columned porch with denticulated cornice, ground floor paired windows under elliptical arched transom window, elliptical bay window with swag and garland and other applied ornamentation, paired gothic arched windows under single flattened gothic arch, flemish gable with heavy moulding; B) classical columned porch with denticulated cornice, ground floor paired windows under elliptical arched stained glass transom window, two story elliptical bay window with swag and garland and other applied ornamentation, flemish gable with copper coping. 5 Contributing.

Porch infill: 422

Porch posts/balustrade replaced: 424, 426, 428

Stained glass transom window removed: 430

430-438 South 44 St.

(438 a.k.a. 4401-4409 Larchwood Ave)

Robert Killough, developer

c.1901

Five, three-story, two-bay, orange brick, Queen Anne/Colonial Revival, semi-detached houses. Distinguishing features include classical columned porch with denticulated cornice, ground floor paired windows under elliptical arch transom window, second floor elliptical bay window with swag and garland and other applied ornamentation, third floor paired gothic arched windows under gothic arch opening, flemish gable with heavy metal molding. 430 has a more pointed shape to its gable end. 5 Contributing.

Porch posts/balustrade replaced: 430, 434, 436

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500 block South 44 Street

Street: Asphalt

Sidewalks: Concrete

Curbs: Granite

501-511 South 44 St.

(501 a.k.a. 4336-40 Larchwood Street)

Charles Macfarlane, developer

c.1900

Six, three-story, two-bay, orange brick, Colonial Revival/Victorian, semi-detached houses. Distinguishing features include classical columned porch with denticulated cornice, second floor bay window with denticulated cornice and applied ornamentation, quoins, paired window pedimented dormer, small front yard. 6 Contributing.

Porch posts/balustrade replaced: 511

Stained glass window: 501

Slate roof shingles: 501, 505, 509

Window opening altered: 509

Door opening alteration: 509

513-517 South 44 Street

See 4347 Baltimore Ave.

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500-514 South 44 St.

(500 a.k.a. 4400-4406 Larchwood Street)

Charles W. Macfarlane, developer

c.1899

Eight, three-story, two-bay, orange brick, Colonial Revival/Victorian semi-detached houses. Distinguishing features include classical columned porch with shared pedimented entrance and denticulated cornice, paired first floor windows with stone sills, second floor bay window with denticulated cornice, paired window pedimented dormer, slate shingle mansard roof, small front yard. 8 Contributing.

Porch posts/balustrade replaced: 500, 502

Porch infill: 514

Slate roof shingles replaced: 508, 512

Bay covered with tin: 500

516 South 44 St.

Charles W. Macfarlane, developer

c.1900

Three-and-one-half-story, two-bay, brick, Colonial Revival/Victorian detached house. Distinguishing features include classical columned wrap around porch, segmentally arched basement openings, second floor bay window with swag and garland and other ornamentation, third floor triple windows, single small window in gable end of gambrel roof. 1 Contributing.

518-520 South 44 Street

See 4401 Baltimore Ave.

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