Edward Drinker Cope House

Address: 2102 Pine St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Neighborhood: Fitler Square

Description: The building at 2102 Pine Street, a unit in a group of stone row houses, was the home of Edward Drinker Cope from 1880 until his death in 1897. Cope was one of America’s most prolific and creative 19th-century geologists and paleontologists. He is credited with some 1,300 titles, and his entry in the National Academy of Science’s Biographical Memoir Series runs to 60 pages.

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