Charles Wolcott Henry School

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Charles Wolcott Henry School
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Charles Wolcott Henry School, June 2010
Charles Wolcott Henry School is located in Pennsylvania
Charles Wolcott Henry School
Location 601-645 W. Carpenter Ln., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°2′45″N 75°11′49″W / 40.04583°N 75.19694°W / 40.04583; -75.19694Coordinates: 40°2′45″N 75°11′49″W / 40.04583°N 75.19694°W / 40.04583; -75.19694
Area 2.5 acres (1.0 ha)
Built 1906-1908, 1949-1950, 1968
Built by Cramp & Co.
Architect Richards, Henry deCourcy
Architectural style Colonial Revival
Governing body Local
MPS Philadelphia Public Schools TR
NRHP Reference # 88002279[1]
Added to NRHP November 18, 1988

Charles Wolcott Henry School is a historic school building located in the Mount Airy neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was designed by Henry deCourcy Richards and built by Cramp & Co. in 1906-1908. It is a two-story, 20 bay, red brick building in the Colonial Revival-style. Additions were built in 1949-1950 and 1968. It features arched entryways and limestone trim. It was the scene of a bombing during its construction in 1906.[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: Charles Wolcott Henry School" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-07-03.