BrokerageIndustry News

From draft beer to draft-dodging … a brownstone hideout

From Curbed.com: House of the Week
Published on May 2, 2011


Location: Philadelphia, Pa.
Price: $6,995,000
The Skinny: The beer-brewing business thrived in late-19th-century Philadelphia, and no family had more of a hand in that success than the Bergdolls, who developed the process of cold-brewing. The German emigres built this detached brownstone in the then-ritzy neighborhood of Fairmount, and one scion, Grover Cleveland Bergdoll, dodged the draft for World War I by hiding out amid this opule...

Comments