Fitler School

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Fitler School
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Fitler School, June 2010
Fitler School is located in Pennsylvania
Fitler School
Location SE Seymour and Knox Sts., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°01′34″N 75°09′59″W / 40.0262°N 75.1665°W / 40.0262; -75.1665Coordinates: 40°01′34″N 75°09′59″W / 40.0262°N 75.1665°W / 40.0262; -75.1665
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1897-1898
Built by Gourley, S., Jr.
Architect Anshutz, Louis
Architectural style Gothic
Governing body Local
MPS Philadelphia Public Schools TR
NRHP Reference # 86003281[1]
Added to NRHP December 4, 1986

Fitler School, also known as the Edwin Fitler High School, is a historic high school building located in the Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1897-1898, and is a 3 1/2-story, schist building in the Gothic-style. It features a projecting battlement tower, round arched openings, and three projecting gables.[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: Edwin Fitler High School" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-07-03.