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Commandant's Quarters (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)

Commandant's Quarters, also known as Quarters "A", is a historic home located at the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1874-1875, and is a three-story, painted brick dwelling in the Italian Villa-style. A porch was added in 1901. It features an off-center square tower, slate covered gable roof, bracketed waves, and a bay window. It was an officer's residence until June 1960.[2]

Commandant's Quarters
Commandants Quarters PNS.JPG
Commandant's Quarters, June 2010
Commandant's Quarters (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is located in Philadelphia
Commandant's Quarters (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Commandant's Quarters (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is located in Pennsylvania
Commandant's Quarters (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Commandant's Quarters (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is located in the United States
Commandant's Quarters (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
LocationU.S. Naval Base, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates39°53′48″N 75°10′38″W / 39.89667°N 75.17722°W / 39.89667; -75.17722Coordinates: 39°53′48″N 75°10′38″W / 39.89667°N 75.17722°W / 39.89667; -75.17722
Area0.2 acres (0.081 ha)
Built1874-1875, 1901
Built byU.S. Department of the Navy
Architectural styleItalian Villa
NRHP reference #76001661[1]
Added to NRHPJune 3, 1976

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09.
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System. Note: This includes James D. Campbell (February 1976). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Commandant's Quarters" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-07-03.