Eleanor Cope Emlen School of Practice

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Eleanor Cope Emlen School of Practice
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Eleanor Cope Emlen School of Practice, October 2010
Eleanor Cope Emlen School of Practice is located in Pennsylvania
Eleanor Cope Emlen School of Practice
Location 6501 Chew St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°3′15″N 75°10′42″W / 40.05417°N 75.17833°W / 40.05417; -75.17833Coordinates: 40°3′15″N 75°10′42″W / 40.05417°N 75.17833°W / 40.05417; -75.17833
Area 2.3 acres (0.93 ha)
Built 1925-1926
Built by Melody & Co.
Architect Catharine, Irwin T.
Architectural style Late Gothic Revival
Governing body Local
MPS Philadelphia Public Schools TR
NRHP Reference # 88002267[1]
Added to NRHP November 18, 1988

Eleanor Cope Emlen School of Practice is a historic school building located in the Mount Airy neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was designed by Irwin T. Catharine and built in 1925-1926. It is a three-story, nine bay, brick building on a raised basement in the Late Gothic Revival-style. An auditorium addition was built in 1930. It features a central two-story bay window, stone surrounds, and a crenelated parapet. It was used as an "observation school" for teacher education and training.[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: Eleanor Cope Emlen School of Practice" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-07-03.