Bishop Mackay-Smith House

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Bishop Mackay-Smith House
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Bishop Mackay-Smith House, February 2010
Bishop Mackay-Smith House is located in Philadelphia
Bishop Mackay-Smith House
Bishop Mackay-Smith House is located in Pennsylvania
Bishop Mackay-Smith House
Bishop Mackay-Smith House is located in the US
Bishop Mackay-Smith House
Location 251 S. 22nd St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 39°56′57″N 75°10′40″W / 39.94917°N 75.17778°W / 39.94917; -75.17778Coordinates: 39°56′57″N 75°10′40″W / 39.94917°N 75.17778°W / 39.94917; -75.17778
Area 0.3 acres (0.12 ha)
Built 1903-1904
Built by Williams, Arthur H. & Sons
Architect Chandler, Theophilis Parsons
NRHP reference # 80003608[1]
Added to NRHP January 25, 1980

Bishop Mackay-Smith House, also known as the Franklin School, is a historic residence located in the Rittenhouse Square West neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1903-1904, and is a 3 1/2-story, brick and brownstone building. It has a flat, square facade front with a deep entry porch. It was designed by noted Philadelphia architect Theophilus Parsons Chandler, Jr. (1845-1928). It was built for Alexander Mackay-Smith, Bishop of Pennsylvania in 1911. He served as Coadjutor Bishop from 1902 to 1911.[2]

The house was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.[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 Alvin Holm and Satoko I. Parker (March 1979). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Bishop Mackay-Smith House" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-06-16.