Roberts Vaux Junior High School
The Promise Academy at Roberts Vaux High School
Roberts Vaux High School, August 2010
|Location||230-2344 W. Master St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania|
|Area||2 acres (0.81 ha)|
|Architect||Catharine, Irwin T.|
|Architectural style||Moderne, Art Deco|
|MPS||Philadelphia Public Schools TR|
|NRHP Reference #||88002332|
|Added to NRHP||November 18, 1988|
The Promise Academy at Roberts Vaux High School is a historic high school school building located in the North Central neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was designed by Irwin T. Catharine and built in 1936-1938. It is a four-story, 23 bay, "U"-shaped yellow brick building in a Moderne / Art Deco-style. It features projecting end pavilions, terra cotta decorative work, and a two-story stone Tudor-arched entryway. It was named for American jurist, abolitionist, and philanthropist Roberts Vaux (1786-1836).
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09.
- "Roberts Vaux Home Page".
- "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: Roberts Vaux Junior High School" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-06-16.
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