Gen. John F. Reynolds School

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Gen. John F. Reynolds School
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Gen. John F. Reynolds School entrance, August 2010
Gen. John F. Reynolds School is located in Pennsylvania
Gen. John F. Reynolds School
Location 2300 Jefferson St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 39°58′40″N 75°10′27″W / 39.9777°N 75.1743°W / 39.9777; -75.1743Coordinates: 39°58′40″N 75°10′27″W / 39.9777°N 75.1743°W / 39.9777; -75.1743
Area less than one acre
Built 1925-1926
Architect Catharine, Irwin T.
Architectural style Art Deco
Governing body Local
MPS Philadelphia Public Schools TR
NRHP Reference # 88002315[1]
Added to NRHP November 18, 1988

Gen. John F. Reynolds School is a historic school building located in the North Central neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was designed by Irwin T. Catharine and built in 1925-1926. It is a four-story, 12 bay by 3 bay, brick building on a raised basement in the Art Deco-style. It has a one-story addition built in 1958. It features an entrance with Doric order columns and decorative terra cotta panels.[2] It was named for Civil War General John F. Reynolds (1820-1863).

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: Gen. John F. Reynolds School" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-06-16.