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...the late 1920s. In 1931, Keebler-Weyl announce plans to build a large plant at Henry Avenue near Allegheny Avenue. In 1932, Mayor J. Hampton Moore declared that this proposed development was “the first tangible...This article has 9 other Philadelphia locations (Show)
...the Nabisco plant in Northeast Philadelphia last summer. The factory, on the west side of Roosevelt Boulevard at Byberry Road, was a fixture of that part of the city for decades. The landmark building towered...
Keebler came to own the property at 258 and 260 North 22nd Street, as well as 262 and 264 North 22nd Street and 2210 Vine Street. Among other...
...own the property at 258 and 260 North 22nd Street, as well as 262 and 264 North 22nd Street and 2210 Vine Street. Among other baked goods, Keebler baked hardtack there. Hardtack was a...
Around 1864, Keebler moved his residence from the Christian Street address to 2222 Brandywine Street, near the bake shop. Prosperous entrepreneurs typically lived north of Market Street and were disdained...
...Rittenhouse Square and otherwise south of Market Street. Keebler later moved further north, first to 613 North 22nd Street and then to 643 North 22nd Street. All of his later residences were just a...
...Street. Keebler later moved further north, first to 613 North 22nd Street and then to 643 North 22nd Street. All of his later residences were just a few blocks from his factory. This was...
Between 1866 and 1872, Keebler erected a three-story building on 264 North 22nd Street and added an additional story onto 260, 262 and 258 North 22nd Streets. Keebler initially employed 45 or so workers–it could be said that he baked goods the old fashioned elfin way—the “Uncommonly Good” way.
Keebler died at age 71 at his home at 643 North 22nd Street in 1893. In his relatively short life, Keebler was married three times and had at least eight children. He was buried at Mount Peace Cemetery, an Odd Fellows cemetery at 3111 West Lehigh Avenue not far from Laurel Hill Cemetery.
...1938, the firm moved to an immense new baking complex on the southwest corner of Hunting Park Avenue and G Street. For decades, the sprawling factory in Juniata employed hundreds of workers and was serviced by...
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FOR THE REPAIR/REPLACEMENT OF LOOSE MISSING AND DETERIORATED BRICKS AND MORTOR JOINTS ON REAR WALL OF STRUCTURE WITH LIKE AND KIND MATERIALS AND REPLACEMENT OF ALL FIRE DAMAGED PORTIONS OF MAIN ROOF WITH LIKE AND KIND MATERIALS. APPLICATION OF STUCCO AND RE-ROOFING AS PER APPLICABLE STANDARD.
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ALTERATIONS: INTERIOR PLUMBING; BASEMENT LEVEL CLASSROOM & STAFF TOILET ROOMS & NEW ACCESSIBLE TOILET ROOM; 1 SINK, 6 WC, 6 LAVATORIES -THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADELPHIA PLUMBING CODE 2004
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REPLACE DEFECTIVE RECEPTACLES, SWITCHES, FIXTURES. INSTALL 1- SMOKE DETECTOR, 8- 15/20/30A LINES, 3- PULL CHAIN, KEYLESS FIXTURES AND 3- RECEPTACLES COMPLETE... IN ACCORDANCE WITH 2008 NEC FOR A ONE FAMILY BUILDING
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