Daniel Boone School

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Daniel Boone School
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Daniel Boone School, September 2010
Daniel Boone School is located in Pennsylvania
Daniel Boone School
Location Hancock and Wildey Sts., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 39°57′39″N 75°7′47″W / 39.96083°N 75.12972°W / 39.96083; -75.12972Coordinates: 39°57′39″N 75°7′47″W / 39.96083°N 75.12972°W / 39.96083; -75.12972
Area less than one acre
Built 1926-1927
Architect Catharine, Irwin T.
Architectural style Late Gothic Revival
Governing body Local
MPS Philadelphia Public Schools TR
NRHP Reference # 86003265[1]
Added to NRHP December 4, 1986

Daniel Boone School is a historic school building located in the Northern Liberties neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was designed by Irwin T. Catharine and built in 1926-1927. It is a four-story, eight bay brick building with a two-story center section in the Late Gothic Revival-style. It features an off-center entrance with arched limestone surround, decorative tile mosaic panels, and a decorative brick and tile cornice.[2] It is named for frontiersman Daniel Boone (1734-1820).

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.[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: Daniel Boone School" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-06-16.