26th District Police and Patrol Station

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26th District Police and Patrol Station
26th District Police and Patrol Station.jpg
(2009 photograph)
26th District Police and Patrol Station is located in Philadelphia
26th District Police and Patrol Station
26th District Police and Patrol Station is located in Pennsylvania
26th District Police and Patrol Station
26th District Police and Patrol Station is located in the US
26th District Police and Patrol Station
Location 2136–2142 E. Dauphin St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 39°58′51″N 75°7′47″W / 39.98083°N 75.12972°W / 39.98083; -75.12972Coordinates: 39°58′51″N 75°7′47″W / 39.98083°N 75.12972°W / 39.98083; -75.12972
Area <1 acre
Built 1896 (1896)
Architect John T. Windrim; Doyle and Doak
Architectural style Renaissance
NRHP Reference # 84003550[1]
Added to NRHP July 12, 1984

The 26th District Police and Patrol Station is a historic police station in the Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was designed by noted architect John T. Windrim (1866-1934) and built in 1896. It and is a three-story, "L"-plan, brownstone and brick building in the Renaissance style. It features a monumental arched entrance with terra cotta decorative elements, curved corner, copper entabulature, wide frieze, and pitched roof. It housed a police station until 1969.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Alice Kent Schooler (March 1984). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: 26th District Police and Patrol Station" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-07-03. 

External links[edit]

  • Listing at Philadelphia Architects and Buildings