Bala Cynwyd Junior High School Complex

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Lower Merion Academy-Cynwyd Elementary School-Bala Cynwyd Junior High School Complex
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Lower Marion Academy, October 2011
Bala Cynwyd Junior High School Complex is located in Pennsylvania
Bala Cynwyd Junior High School Complex
Bala Cynwyd Junior High School Complex is located in the US
Bala Cynwyd Junior High School Complex
Location 506 Bryn Mawr Ave., Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°00′48″N 75°14′34″W / 40.01333°N 75.24278°W / 40.01333; -75.24278Coordinates: 40°00′48″N 75°14′34″W / 40.01333°N 75.24278°W / 40.01333; -75.24278
Area 15.9 acres (6.4 ha)
Built 1812, 1914, 1938
Built by Nathan Lewis, Joseph Price
Architectural style Federal, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
NRHP Reference # 02001429[1]
Added to NRHP November 27, 2002

Bala Cynwyd Junior High School Complex, is a historic school complex in Bala Cynwyd, Lower Merion Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The complex includes the Bala Cynwyd Middle School, the Cynwyd Elementary School, as well as the former Lower Merion Academy. The elementary school and middle schools are part of the Lower Merion School District. The Lower Merion Academy / Lower Merion Benevolent School building was built in 1812, and is a 3 1/2-story, five bay, stuccoed stone building with cupola in the Federal style. It was renovated in 1938, in the Colonial Revival style. The Cynwyd Elementary School building was built in 1914, with a rear addition built in 1920. It is a 2 1/2-story, Classical Revival style building that features white terra cotta trim and a central entrance with Ionic order columns. The Bala Cynwyd Middle School building was built in 1938, and is a long, flat, two-story brick building in the modern style. A classroom wing was added in 1963. The buildings were renovated and some additions built in 1999.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2002.[1]

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 Jean K. Wolf (May 2002). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Lower Merion Academy-Cynwyd Elementary School-Bala Cynwyd Junior High School Complex" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-05-24.