Mid-Atlantic Historic Buildings and Landscapes Survey

 

CHAD also maintains an extensive collection of research and documentary materials for more than 1,000 historic sites and structures in the Mid-Atlantic region. The collection includes measured drawings, photographs, and narrative histories, as well as other resources for building research and a study collection of architectural materials. The collection is open for research and reference to students, the preservation community, and the general public.

Recent Submissions

  • Bourque, Monique; Herman, Bernard; Siders, Rebecca; Zeigler, Nancy (Center for Historic Architecture and Design, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, 1990-02)
    The documentation of the Lancaster County Almshouse and Hospital was funded by a gift from the Edward Hand Medical Heritage Foundation to the Delaware Valley Threatened Buildings Survey at the University of Delaware. The ...
  • Sheppard, Rebecca J.; Morrissey, Catherine; Blair, Melissa; Bonnano, Katie; Engel, Andrew; Keeley, Laura; Nichols, Jennifer; Pouch, Tim (2013-04-23)
    The Augustine Beach Hotel was documented by the Mid-Atlantic Historic Buildings and Landscapes Survey crew in the spring of 2012 as part of the Center for Historic Architecture and Design’s ongoing documentation of historic ...
  • Center for Historic Architecture and Design (2010-03-21)
  • Center for Historic Architecture and Design (2010-03-05)
    These two houses are significant as examples of the early twentieth century practice of subdividing parcels at the edge of farms to provide housing for family members or for speculative building. 1605 was built between ...
  • van den Hurk, Jeroen (2010-02-26)
    The Dukes Farm is located north of Cedar Swamp Road, approximately one mile east of Taylors Bridge in Blackbird Hundred, New Castle County, Delaware. The 420 acre farm is bounded by the estuaries of the Blackbird Creek ...
  • Sheppard, Rebecca J.; Benge, Rebecca; Boyd, Heather; Johnson, Melanie; Miller, Lori; Walsh, Connie (2005)
    The Polk-Atkinson House is located on the south side of Fieldsboro Road, approximately 0.5 miles west of its intersection with Taylors Bridge Landing Road (State Route 9), in Appoquinimink Hundred, New Castle County, ...
  • Center for Historic Architecture and Design (2008-11)
  • Paulus, Emily; Sheppard, Rebecca J.; Dobbs, Kelli W.; Maclean, Sharon; Cathey, Jennifer A.; Puleo, Kevin; Killinger, Sarah; Breithaupt, Lindsey; Richards, Amy; Brossman, Romy; Everett, Jeffrey; Kershaw, Christie; Johnson, Amy (1999-10)
    The John T. Simmons Farmstead is locally significant in terms of mid-to-late nineteenth century agriculture and architecture. The dwelling provides an excellent example of the mid-nineteenth century rebuilding of rural ...
  • Paulus, Emily; Sheppard, Rebecca J.; Dobbs, Kelli W.; Maclean, Sharon; Cathey, Jennifer A.; Puleo, Kevin; Killinger, Sarah; Breithaupt, Lindsey; Richards, Amy; Brossman, Romy; Everett, Jeffrey; Kershaw, Christie; Johnson, Amy (2000-03)
    Constructed ca. 1855, the Joseph Crawford House is an unusual survivor as a log dwelling that retains a high degree of its architectural integrity. The Period I section is entirely intact and features a hall-chamber plan ...
  • Paulus, Emily; Sheppard, Rebecca J.; Dobbs, Kelli W.; Maclean, Sharon; Cathey, Jennifer A.; Puleo, Kevin; Killinger, Sarah; Breithaupt, Lindsey; Richards, Amy; Brossman, Romy; Everett, Jeffrey; Kershaw, Christie; Johnson, Amy (1999-11)
    Constructed in the mid nineteenth-century the Mansion Farm Tenement was a rare survivor of an unusual building type, the double agricultural tenement.
  • Paulus, Emily; Sheppard, Rebecca J.; Dobbs, Kelli W.; Maclean, Sharon; Cathey, Jennifer A.; Puleo, Kevin; Killinger, Sarah; Breithaupt, Lindsey; Richards, Amy; Brossman, Romy; Everett, Jeffrey; Kershaw, Christie; Johnson, Amy (1999-10)
    Constructed in the last quarter of the nineteenth century, the Woodland Beach Schoolhouse is significant as one of very few one-room schoolhouses surviving intact in Delaware.
  • Paulus, Emily; Sheppard, Rebecca J.; Dobbs, Kelli W.; Maclean, Sharon; Cathey, Jennifer A.; Puleo, Kevin; Killinger, Sarah; Breithaupt, Lindsey; Richards, Amy; Brossman, Romy; Everett, Jeffrey; Kershaw, Christie; Johnson, Amy (1999-10)
    One of the most architecturally distinctive agricultural outbuildings in Delaware, the Cherbourg Round Barn is significant on several accounts. The only barn of its type in the state, it demonstrates an innovative approach ...
  • Paulus, Emily; Sheppard, Rebecca J.; Dobbs, Kelli W.; Maclean, Sharon; Cathey, Jennifer A.; Puleo, Kevin; Killinger, Sarah; Breithaupt, Lindsey; Richards, Amy; Brossman, Romy; Everett, Jeffrey; Kershaw, Christie; Johnson, Amy (1999-10)
    The Hayes-Campbell Tenant House, which dates to the third quarter of the nineteenth century, is significant as one of the few remnants of Bombay Hook’s nineteenth century agricultural landscape. Secondly, it is significant ...
  • Paulus, Emily; Sheppard, Rebecca J.; Dobbs, Kelli W.; Maclean, Sharon; Cathey, Jennifer A.; Puleo, Kevin; Killinger, Sarah; Breithaupt, Lindsey; Richards, Amy; Brossman, Romy; Everett, Jeffrey; Kershaw, Christie; Johnson, Amy (1999-11)
    The Charles I. du Pont Tenant Farm House stands today as an example of a finely detailed, mid-to-late eighteenth century rural dwelling. Although architectural evidence suggests that a member of Kent County's rural elite ...
  • Paulus, Emily; Sheppard, Rebecca J.; Dobbs, Kelli W.; Maclean, Sharon; Cathey, Jennifer A.; Puleo, Kevin; Killinger, Sarah; Breithaupt, Lindsey; Richards, Amy; Brossman, Romy; Everett, Jeffrey; Kershaw, Christie; Johnson, Amy (2000-02)
    The Jehu M. Reed House is significant on several accounts. 1 For more than 200 years, from 1685 through 1912, the property maintained an association with the Reed family, a well-known and prominent Central Delaware family. ...
  • van den Hurk, Jeroen; Sheppard, Rebecca J.; Dobbs, Kelli W.; Adams, Cynthia; Cathey, Jennifer A.; Derry, Diane; Herman, Bernard L.; Klee, Jeff; Knock, Patricia (1999)
    Between September 1998 and June 1999, CHAD students and staff documented eight properties located throughout the state, including a kitchen/slave quarter, a nineteenth century urban commercial block, several farm dwellings, ...
  • Maclean, Sharon; Cathey, Jennifer A.; Puleo, Kevin; Paulus, Emily; Sheppard, Rebecca J.; Dobbs, Kelli W.; Killinger, Sarah; Breithaupt, Lindsey; Richards, Amy; Brossman, Romy; Everett, Jeffrey; Kershaw, Christie; Johnson, Amy (1999-10)
    The John Barber House is significant both as a log dwelling dating to the second quarter of the nineteenth century and for its association with the practice of tenant farming common in Kent County.
  • Center for Historic Architecture and Design (2008-11)
  • Herman, Bernard L.; Lanier, Gabrielle M.; Cesna, Valerie; Center for Historic Architecture and Engineering (1990-08)
    The Crossan House is an important example of the domestic architecture built by New Castle County's rural elite population of the late 18th and early 19th centuries. It is significant because it retains nearly all of its ...
  • Witty, Anne; Amisson, Elizabeth; Copp, Barbara; Dluzak, Catherine M.; Frederick, Barbara; Center for Historic Architecture and Design (1977)
    The. Holton Farm is located in cultivated farmland (including the entire 165 acre parce of the mid-nineteenth century farmstead) on the east side of Rt. 435 approximately 2 miles northwest of Middletown. The house and ...

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