William Penn High School for Girls

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William Penn High School for Girls
William Penn High School for Girls, August 2010
William Penn High School for Girls is located in Pennsylvania
William Penn High School for Girls
Location 1501 Wallace St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 39°57′54″N 75°9′48″W / 39.96500°N 75.16333°W / 39.96500; -75.16333Coordinates: 39°57′54″N 75°9′48″W / 39.96500°N 75.16333°W / 39.96500; -75.16333
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1908-1909
Architect Richards, Henry deCoursey
Architectural style Classical Revival
Governing body Local
MPS Philadelphia Public Schools TR
NRHP Reference # 86003316[1]
Added to NRHP December 1, 1986

William Penn High School for Girls, also known as Franklin Learning Center, is a historic high school building located in the Spring Garden neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was designed by Henry deCoursey Richards and built in 1908-1909. It is a four-story, brick and limestone building in the Classical Revival-style. It features a projecting center section and two-story portico.[2] It was named for Pennsylvania founder William Penn.

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.[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 B. Mintz (July 1986). "Pennsylvania Historic Resource Survey Form: William Penn High School for Girls" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-06-16.