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Leopold Stokowski commissioned this home.

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Leopold Stokowski commissioned this home.

Famed Philadelphia Orchestra conductor Leopold Stokowski, commissioned this beautiful home, designed by architects Mellor and Meigs and replete with Samuel Yellin ironwork, although he had to abandon the project before it was built. See, for ex., http://www.themagazineantiques.com/article/leeds-house-philadelphia/ ; https://fconline.foundationcenter.org/grantmaker-profile/?collection=grantmakers&activity=result&name=&ein=&location=&country=&state=%2522Pennsylvania%2522&county=&city=&metro_area=&congressional_district=&zip_code=&type_of_grantmaker=&range=total_giving&range_start=&range_stop=&sort_by=sort_name&sort_order=0&page=1&total_giving_range=%2522Under%2520$50,000%2522&key=AMER986&from_search=1 ; and https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/1025-Westview-St-Philadelphia-PA-19119/10274227_zpid/.

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Location: Leeds House , 1025 Westview Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19119, United States
Listing Category: Architecture, Castles, Mansions, Plantations, Crafts, Artisans, Design, Designers, Famous People, Homes, Lives or Lived Here, Music
Created Date: 06-24-2018

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