Alexander K. McClure School

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Alexander K. McClure School
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Alexander K. McClure School, September 2010
Alexander K. McClure School is located in Philadelphia
Alexander K. McClure School
Alexander K. McClure School is located in Pennsylvania
Alexander K. McClure School
Alexander K. McClure School is located in the US
Alexander K. McClure School
Location 600 West Hunting Park Ave.,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°0′54″N 75°8′17″W / 40.01500°N 75.13806°W / 40.01500; -75.13806Coordinates: 40°0′54″N 75°8′17″W / 40.01500°N 75.13806°W / 40.01500; -75.13806
Area 2.5 acres (1.0 ha)
Built 1910–1911
Built by Cramp & Co.
Architect Henry deCourcy Richards
Architectural style Colonial Revival
MPS Philadelphia Public Schools TR
NRHP reference # 88002300[1]
Added to NRHP November 18, 1988

Alexander K. McClure School is a historic elementary school located in the Hunting Park neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is part of the School District of Philadelphia. The building was designed by Henry deCourcy Richards and built in 1910–1911. It is a three-story, five bay, brick building with a raised basement in the Colonial Revival-style. It features a three-story, rounded arched opening above the entrance, stone trim, and a rounded parapet. An addition was built in 1967.[2] The school was named for journalist and politician Alexander McClure (1828–1909)

The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "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 J. M. Moak (May 1987). "Pennsylvania Historic Resource Survey Form: Alexander K. McClure School" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-06-16. 

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