James Russell Lowell School (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
James Russell Lowell School
James Russell Lowell School, October 2010
|Location||5801-5851 N. 5th St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania|
|Area||2.4 acres (0.97 ha)|
|Built by||McCaul, Charles,Co.|
|Architect||Richards, Henry deCourcy|
|Architectural style||Classical Revival|
|MPS||Philadelphia Public Schools TR|
|NRHP Reference #||88002295|
|Added to NRHP||November 18, 1988|
James Russell Lowell School is a historic school building located in the Olney neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was designed by Henry deCourcy Richards and built in 1913-1914. It is a three-story, five bay reinforced concrete building with brick facing and granite and terra cotta trim in a Classical Revival-style. It features decorative panels and a center entrance topped by an entabulature. It was named for American Romantic poet, critic, editor, and diplomat James Russell Lowell (1819-1891).
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09.
- ""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: James Russell Lowell School" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-06-16.
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