Anna Howard Shaw Junior High School

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Anna Howard Shaw Junior High School
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Anna Howard Shaw Junior High School, June 2010
Anna Howard Shaw Junior High School is located in Pennsylvania
Anna Howard Shaw Junior High School
Location 5401 Warrington St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 39°56′29″N 75°13′37″W / 39.94139°N 75.22694°W / 39.94139; -75.22694Coordinates: 39°56′29″N 75°13′37″W / 39.94139°N 75.22694°W / 39.94139; -75.22694
Area 3.2 acres (1.3 ha)
Built 1922-1924
Architect Catharine, Irwin T.
Architectural style Colonial Revival
Governing body Local
MPS Philadelphia Public Schools TR
NRHP Reference # 88002321[1]
Added to NRHP November 18, 1988

Anna Howard Shaw Junior High School is a historic junior high school building located in the Southwest Schuylkill neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was designed by Irwin T. Catharine and built in 1922-1924. It is a three-story, 17 bay, brick building on a raised stone basement in the Colonial Revival-style. It is in the shape of a shallow "W". It features a center projecting pavilion, stone cornice, and a brick parapet.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ ""National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania"" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Jefferson M. Moak (May 1987). "Pennsylvania Historic Resource Survey Form: Anna Howard Shaw Junior High School" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-07-03.