Rice, John

Metadata

Title

Rice, John

Member Number

342

Last Name

Rice

First Name

John

Deceased Date

1/1/1880

Date Elected

1/1/1839

Committee Membership

Managing Committee, 1864,65

Business Address

70 Noble St. (CD) (1840)

Project

427 Chestnut St. - Bank building (1854-55)
315 Chestnut St. - Bank building (1865-67)
St. George's House (British Bldg. of Centennial Exhibition)
(demolished)

Reference

City Records D.C. Liens book#406; filed May 26, 1858; satisfied with judgment John Rice vs. The President, Directors and Company of the Bank of Pennsylvania. Claim for $3500 against a 4-story fireproof granite and brick building and banking house situate on the north side of Chestnut street 141 feet 4 inches westward from the west side of 4th street, 70 feet 4 inches front on Chestnut street and 210 feet more or less deep, and the lot of ground. --------------------- City Records D.C. Liens book #407; filed January 2, 1864; satisfied June 7, 1869 John Rice vs. Benjamin Orne. Claim for $3,736.30 for work done and materials furnished against all that certain 4-story marble and brick store and lot of ground situated on the south side of Chestnut street at the distance of 67 feet 2 1/3 inches west of 9th street containing in front 33 feet 9 3/4 inches and in depth southward through to George street. ------------------- City Records D.C. Liens book #407; filed February17, 1864; satisfied with judgment John Rice vs. George Howell. Claim for $8,387.85 for work done and materials furnished against all that 4-story marble and brick store and lot of ground situated on the southwest corner of Chestnut and 9th streets, containing in front on Chestnut street 34 feet 1 2/3 inches and extending in length or depth southwardly 235 feet to Sansom street. ------------------ City Directory - 1840 - John, carpenter, 70 Noble. 1845 - John, carpenter, Dillwyn below Noble; house 240 N. 5th. 1850 - John, builder & lumber yard, 6th & Coates Bus. Dir. (APS) 1860, pg. 1033: John Rice, S.W. 9th & Sansom, contractor Bus. Dir. (APS) 1878, pg. 165: John Rice, 124 S. 7th, carpenter & Builder ----------------- "Philadelphia Preserved" page 71 - As builder of bank building (1854-55) at 427 Chestnut St. page 73 - As builder of bank building (1865-67) as 315 Chestnut St. page 75 - As builder of storage vaults 100-112 and 101-27 Granite St., beneath sidewalks and street; demolished 1960. page 233 - As builder of St. George's House, also known as British Building, for 1876 Centennial Exhibition. Located west of Belmont Ave.; demolished 1963.

File Number

M