This historic stone twin, circa 1794 and prominently sited on Germantown Avenue in the heart of Chestnut Hill, offers a prime retail/office location. The "Jacoby House" is noted for its architectural and historical significance in the national Historic American Buildings Survey (PA-1702) and Philadelphia's Register of Historic Places (5/28/1957). Boasting a handsome Wissahickon schist façade with gabled frontispiece and arched dormers, the acclaimed building has been skillfully restored to its original elegance by the present owner. The exceptional authentic woodwork is highlighted by original fireplaces, radiating tracery, handsome wood floors & interior doors. Many recent improvements were made with the sensibility of historic restoration and include: updated electric system, Central Air, leveling of floors, newer heat boilers, remolded bathrooms, newer roof and copper flashing, re-built front retaining wall, and many newer windows. With zoning approval for commercial use on first and second floors and a residential apartment on the 3rd floor, the property is zoned RSA3. The first floor rear masonry addition with private entrance, ADA bathroom, and skylights has separately metered radiant gas heat, C/A, and electric service. The premises is unit #2 of the 8327 Germantown Condominium Association.