Also known as: Venez-Voir gift shop & Cornelia Davenport Residence (1928-1949)
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Published References

  • Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission Cultural Resources Database
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    Client/Project Name: Casper, Dr. Morris, Residence

  • Philadelphia Real Estate Record and Builders' Guide, v. 43, p. 804, 12/19/1928
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    Client/Project Name: Davenport, C.W.

    Architects Referenced: Boyd, Abel & Gugert (fl. 1914-1935); Hollenback, Edwin E.

  • Activities of day in real estate Philadelphia Inquirer (8 Dec 1928): 22. "Four-story residence at 2050 Locust Street Passes to New Ownership...2050 Locust Street, four-story brick residence, offered for sale at $60,000, is reported sold by Mears & Brown for Dr. Caspar Morris to Mrs. Cornelia W. Davenport. It occupies a lost 18 by 80 feet and is assessed at $29,000. After alterations have been made the first floor will be occupied by the Venez-Voir shop."
  • Locust St. Sale. Philadelphia Inquirer (13 Feb 1949): 39. "Mrs. Frances A. Formigli paid $35,000 for the four-story store and dwelling, 2050 Locust st., lot 18 by 80 feet, purchased from Mrs. Cornelia W. Davenport. The assessed value is $15,900. George B. Gay and Diller 7 Fisher were the brokers."


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