William Levering School
Amy Northwest Middle School
William Levering School, June 2010
|Location||5938 Ridge Ave., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania|
|Area||2.1 acres (0.85 ha)|
|Built||1894-1896, 1928-1929, shut down in 2011|
|Architect||Anschutz, Joseph W.; Catharine, Irwin T.|
|Architectural style||Colonial Revival, Art Deco|
|MPS||Philadelphia Public Schools TR|
|NRHP Reference #||88002292|
|Added to NRHP||November 18, 1988|
William Levering School is a historic school building located in the Roxborough neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The original section was built in 1894-1896, and is a 2 1/2-story, five bay, stone building with a hipped roof in the Colonial Revival-style. A three-story, brick and stone Art Deco style addition designed by Irwin T. Catharine was built in 1928-1929.
It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1988. In 2012, the School Reform Commission of the Philadelphia School District closed it as an elementary school; it then reopened as a selective admission middle school, AMY Northwest.
- "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: William Levering School" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-07-03.
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