Then and Now: Recognize This Place

Guess the location where this photograph was taken.

The Library of Congress provided this photo. Can you name the spot where it was taken? Give the address or just name the building. We'll reveal the location next Wednesday at 6 a.m.

About this column: This column will appear weekly on Wednesday. A picture from the past will be presented. Guess where it is in the comments, and then find out the answer the following Wednesday. Happy guessing!

Star Thrower January 16, 2013 at 01:11 PM
Mayfield, 600 North New Street
A. Roy Smith January 16, 2013 at 02:14 PM
Mayfield was built between 1848 and 1851 for the wealthlly Pittsburgh Industrialist William Ebbs. The design has been attributed to Thomas U. Walter although documentation for this does not exist. Walter was active in West Chester through the 1840's, and was known for his Greek Revival designs ofwhich Mayfield is a prime example.
Sue Glover January 16, 2013 at 07:35 PM
Wow, I got it right too. Didn't know all of the history Roy provided. Marcy Gregory used to live there. I remember doing wedding flowers there in the early 80's. Beautiful home.


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