Charles W. Henry School

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Charles Wolcott Henry School
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Charles Wolcott Henry School, June 2010
Charles W. Henry School is located in Philadelphia
Charles W. Henry School
Charles W. Henry School is located in Pennsylvania
Charles W. Henry School
Charles W. Henry School is located in the United States
Charles W. Henry School
Location601 Carpenter Ln.,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates40°02′46″N 75°11′47″W / 40.0462°N 75.1965°W / 40.0462; -75.1965Coordinates: 40°02′46″N 75°11′47″W / 40.0462°N 75.1965°W / 40.0462; -75.1965
Area2.5 acres (1.0 ha)
Built byCramp & Co.
ArchitectHenry deCourcy Richards
Architectural styleColonial Revival
MPSPhiladelphia Public Schools TR
NRHP reference #88002279[1]
Added to NRHPNovember 18, 1988

Charles W. Henry School is a historic school located in the Mount Airy neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is part of the School District of Philadelphia. The building was designed by Henry deCourcy Richards and built by Cramp & Co. in 1906–1908. It is a two-story, 20 bay, red brick building in the Colonial Revival-style. Additions were built in 1949–1950 and 1968. It features arched entryways and limestone trim. It was the scene of a bombing during its construction in 1906.[2]

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


  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 Jefferson M. Moak (May 1987). "Pennsylvania Historic Resource Survey Form: Charles Wolcott Henry School" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-07-03.

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