"I dream't I dwelt in marble halls"
Devoted to the histories and current state of the great mansions of America's Gilded Age.

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Lost Mansions of the Gilded Age: Lindenhurst, Jenkintown, Pennsylvania

Lindenhurst, The John Wanamaker residence at Jenkintown, Pennsylvania

John Wanamaker was the founder of the largest department store in Philadelphia. His impressive mansion, Lindenhurst, burned to the ground in 1907. He replaced it with a French classical style mansion which survived till 1944.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

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