Thomas Mifflin School

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Thomas Mifflin School
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Thomas Mifflin School, September 2010
Thomas Mifflin School is located in Pennsylvania
Thomas Mifflin School
Location 3500 Midvale Ave., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°0′48″N 75°11′31″W / 40.01333°N 75.19194°W / 40.01333; -75.19194Coordinates: 40°0′48″N 75°11′31″W / 40.01333°N 75.19194°W / 40.01333; -75.19194
Area 4 acres (1.6 ha)
Built 1936
Built by McShain, John, Inc.
Architect Catharine, Irwin T.
Architectural style Colonial Revival
Governing body Local
MPS Philadelphia Public Schools TR
NRHP Reference # 88002301[1]
Added to NRHP November 18, 1988

Thomas Mifflin School is a historic school building located in the East Falls neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was designed by Irwin T. Catharine and built in 1936. It is a 2 1/2-story, "L"-shaped, brick building on a raised basement in the Colonial Revival-style. Additions were built in 1966 and 1968. It features a large brick and wood clock tower, gable roof, and rounded gables.[2] It was named for American merchant and politician Thomas Mifflin (1744 –1800).

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.[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). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Jefferson M. Moak (May 1987). "Pennsylvania Historic Resource Survey Form: Thomas Mifflin School" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-07-03.