Charles Schaeffer School

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Charles Schaeffer School
Schaeffer School 1876.JPG
Charles Schaeffer School, June 2010
Charles Schaeffer School is located in Pennsylvania
Charles Schaeffer School
Location Germantown Ave. and Abbottsford Rd., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°1′38″N 75°9′38″W / 40.02722°N 75.16056°W / 40.02722; -75.16056Coordinates: 40°1′38″N 75°9′38″W / 40.02722°N 75.16056°W / 40.02722; -75.16056
Area 9 acres (3.6 ha)
Built 1876, 1914
Built by Somerset, P.H.
Architect Esler, Louis H.
Architectural style Gothic
Governing body Private
MPS Philadelphia Public Schools TR
NRHP Reference # 86003327[1]
Added to NRHP December 4, 1986

Charles Schaeffer School, also known as the Seventh Day Adventist Church, is a historic school building located in the Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1876, and is a 3 1/2-story, schist building in the Gothic-style. It features brownstone trim, a pedimented gable roofline, molded cornice with decorative brackets, and a three-story projecting front section added in 1914.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.[1]


  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: Charles Schaeffer School" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-07-03.