Anthony Wayne School

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Anthony Wayne School
A Wayne School Figures 2.JPG
Anthony Wayne School entrance, May 2010
Anthony Wayne School is located in Pennsylvania
Anthony Wayne School
Location 2700 Morris St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 39°55′53″N 75°11′28″W / 39.93139°N 75.19111°W / 39.93139; -75.19111Coordinates: 39°55′53″N 75°11′28″W / 39.93139°N 75.19111°W / 39.93139; -75.19111
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1908-1909
Architect Richards, Henry deCoursey
Architectural style Late Gothic Revival, Other, Academic Gothic
Governing body Local
MPS Philadelphia Public Schools TR
NRHP Reference # 86003344[1]
Added to NRHP December 1, 1986

Anthony Wayne School is a historic school building located in the Girard Estate neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was designed by Henry deCoursey Richards and built in 1908-1909. It is a four-story, five bay, reinforced concrete building clad in brick and in the Late Gothic Revival-style. It features a projecting entrance with terra cotta ornament, a projecting multi-story terra cotta bay, terra cotta decorative panels, and a parapet.[2] It was named for United States Army general and statesman Anthony Wayne (1745-1786).

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.[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 B. Mintz (July 1986). "Pennsylvania Historic Resource Survey Form: Anthony Wayne School" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-07-03.