Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Chestnut Hill: spiritual; municipal

Chestnut Hill Baptist Church, intersection of Bethlehem Pike and Germantown Avenue, Sunday, 1:45 in the afternoon. The belltower and clock, dating to 1847, are later additions to this structure built in 1835.

Chestnut Hill Firehouse, West Highland Avenue, Sunday afternoon, around 2:00. According to an article in the Chestnut Hill Local, this structure, built in 1894, is Philadelphia's oldest firehouse.

2 comments:

oldmanlincoln said...

I like your photos, a lot. I also like that they look so good and are still so old.

Jessica said...

Those are some very cool doors, it was funny I already thought it was a firehouse before reading the info.