Cool Spring (Wilmington, DE)
By Carolyn Roland-Historic Homes For Sale In Delaware and S. Chester County PA, Carolyn Roland, GRI, CRS
(Patterson-Schwartz Real Estate)
If you love pocket doors, wrap-around porches, 11 foot ceilings, and bay windows, put Sunday, June 10 from 1 to 3 PM on your calendar. We are holding an open house at 1323 West 8th Street in Wilmington, Delaware's Cool Spring neighborhood.                                                          This Italianate, late 19th Century Home facing a city park has all the gracious features you would want to see from the past, plus modern amenities such as central air conditioning, new kitchen with granite and stainless steel, walk in closet, and spacious porch and fenced yard. The home is 3,000 sq. ft, and has 5 bedrooms and 2 baths.  For complete description of this Cool Spring home  click . Contact Carolyn Roland, your historic and older homes resource in New Castle and Kent County Delaware,...
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By Carolyn Roland-Historic Homes For Sale In Delaware and S. Chester County PA, Carolyn Roland, GRI, CRS
(Patterson-Schwartz Real Estate)
The Cool Spring Reservoir in the City of Wilmington, Delaware was designed in 1873 with the lower embankment on Tenth and VanBuren Streets. By 1878 it was fully functioning, holding 11 million gallons and distributing an average of 43,000 gallons of water a day to Wilmingtonians.                        In 1905, the capacity was increased to 40 million gallons. For the next 100 years, the historic Cool Spring Reservoir was maintained, until modern sanitation ideas took hold (ducks floating on drinking water and stuff falling into or being thrown into the water made for a less than ideal situation). So in 2005, a new underground reservoir was built in the south basin along Tenth Street and a new City Plaza was built over the site.  The good news is that the historic late 19th Century home...
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