Category Archives: Privately Abandoned

4314 Pine Street

This home is located on 43rd and Pine. It dates from 1889 and it is in the Classical Revival style, in keeping with the other homes on the block. It was nominated because¬†”the front porch is collapsing and there are … Continue reading

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5047 Spruce Street- Home of the architect George Savage

This is one time home of Philadelphia architect George Savage, nominated because of his prominent position in the community’s historical development. According to Philadelphia ¬†Buildings and Architects, Savage designed over 300 churches during his lifetime and was “succeeded in his … Continue reading

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3415 Hamilton Street

3415 Hamilton Street is a case of private abandonment. The property has been owned since 1978 by Mae Caleb , a physician of internal medicine who practices in Swarthmore, PA and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania. The building is … Continue reading

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