Henry H. Houston School

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Henry H. Houston School
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Henry H. Houston School, June 2010
Henry H. Houston School is located in Pennsylvania
Henry H. Houston School
Location 135 W. Allen's Ln., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°03′33″N 75°11′42″W / 40.0591°N 75.1949°W / 40.0591; -75.1949Coordinates: 40°03′33″N 75°11′42″W / 40.0591°N 75.1949°W / 40.0591; -75.1949
Area 2.3 acres (0.93 ha)
Built 1926-1927
Architect Catharine, Irwin T.
Architectural style Late Gothic Revival
Governing body Local
MPS Philadelphia Public Schools TR
NRHP Reference # 88002283[1]
Added to NRHP April 10, 1989

Henry H. Houston School is a historic school building located in the Mount Airy neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was designed by Irwin T. Catharine and built in 1926-1927. It is a three-story, nine bay, brick building on a raised basement in the Late Gothic Revival-style. It features a projecting stone entryway with Tudor arched opening, stone surrounds, and a crenelated parapet.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1989.[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: Henry H. Houston School" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-07-03.