Carlton House, Prior to Demolition


Object ID#    2011.SWT.080                

Object Name     Newspaper photo



Black and white photo of a house which belonged to Mrs. A.C. Carlton. Photo is pasted on top of a newspaper paragraph which reads as follows: “This pleasantly rural scene of the home of Mrs. / A.C. Carlton will be demolished when Lancaster avenue / is widened in St. Davids, from te Altman-Sears projects / to the Blue Route interchange. The pike will be six lanes / wide at this point, passing through the old home’s living / room. Three neighborhing homes will be blocked from / access to Lancaster avenue.”

Handwritten on the rear: “corner of / Lancaster & / Radnor Chester. / Streets: / Lancaster / Ave. , St. / Davids.”