Anthony Wayne School

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Anthony Wayne School
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Anthony Wayne School entrance, May 2010
Anthony Wayne School is located in Philadelphia
Anthony Wayne School
Anthony Wayne School is located in Pennsylvania
Anthony Wayne School
Anthony Wayne School is located in the US
Anthony Wayne School
Location 1701 S. 28th St.,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 39°55′53″N 75°11′28″W / 39.93139°N 75.19111°W / 39.93139; -75.19111Coordinates: 39°55′53″N 75°11′28″W / 39.93139°N 75.19111°W / 39.93139; -75.19111
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1908–1909
Architect Henry deCoursey Richards
Architectural style Late Gothic Revival, Academic Gothic
MPS Philadelphia Public Schools TR
NRHP reference # 86003344[1]
Added to NRHP December 1, 1986

Anthony Wayne School is a historic former school building located in the Girard Estate neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was designed by Henry deCoursey Richards and built in 1908–1909. It is a four-story, five bay, reinforced concrete building clad in brick and in the Late Gothic Revival-style. It features a projecting entrance with terra cotta ornament, a projecting multi-story terra cotta bay, terra cotta decorative panels, and a parapet.[2] The school was named for United States Army general and statesman Anthony Wayne (1745–1786).

The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.[1] It is now used as senior housing.

References[edit]

  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 B. Mintz (July 1986). "Pennsylvania Historic Resource Survey Form: Anthony Wayne School" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-07-03.