Chestnut Hill Residence

Chestnut Hill

SET AMID ONE OF THE LAST remaining wooded lots available in the Chestnut Hill neighborhood of Philadelphia, this new family home design respects its historic context with regard to siting, materials and detail. Providing a plan that accommodates their family of six and 21st century way of life while additionally providing space for entertaining and large family gatherings, the home centers around an expansive country kitchen forming the heart of the home. The front fa├žade of the house is sited to maintain a tree-lined street front, with the exterior material selection driven by the eclectic mix of early 20th century homes in the area primarily featuring local Wissahickon schist and cedar shingles.