Gay Street School

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Gay Street School
Gay Street School, January 2010
Gay Street School is located in Pennsylvania
Gay Street School
Location Gay and Morgan Sts., Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°07′50″N 75°31′03″W / 40.1306°N 75.5175°W / 40.1306; -75.5175Coordinates: 40°07′50″N 75°31′03″W / 40.1306°N 75.5175°W / 40.1306; -75.5175
Area 1.3 acres (0.53 ha)
Built 1874
Architect Ellis, Col. Nathaniel M.
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 83004202[1]
Added to NRHP November 1, 1983

Gay Street School is a historic school building located in Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania. It consists of two sections. The older section was built in 1874, and is a two-story, brick structure that is presently the west wing. The two-story east wing and three-story central section were added in 1883. The building features a clock and bell tower.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.[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). ARCH: Pennsylvania's Historic Architecture & Archaeology. Retrieved 2012-11-02.  Note: This includes Estelle Cremers and Eleanor M. Morris (January 1983). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Gay Street School" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-11-03.