A Rare Queen Village Mansion Eludes Redevelopment, will Remain a Home

Nestled among a string of rowhouses in Philadelphia’s Queen Village neighborhood, the property at 113-21 Bainbridge St. is nothing like its neighbors.

 Although the brick houses that sandwich it measure just a few thousand square feet, the property at 113-21 Bainbridge St. far outdoes that in magnitude. And although many of the homes nearby exude simplicity and charm — with a few million-dollar houses, to boot — the 113-21 Bainbridge St. property is the only one on the block to boast white columns, wrought iron, and a tall brick wall that keeps the public out.

That’s because, somehow, in one of Philadelphia’s most historic neighborhoods, a sprawling, 7,000-square-foot mansion rose in the heart of the city. Although its origins remain unclear, the intrigue surrounding the unusual home continues today. Read more…

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