Dimner Beeber Middle School

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Dimner Beeber Junior High School
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Dimner Beeber Junior High School, June 2010
Dimner Beeber Middle School is located in Philadelphia
Dimner Beeber Middle School
Dimner Beeber Middle School is located in Pennsylvania
Dimner Beeber Middle School
Dimner Beeber Middle School is located in the United States
Dimner Beeber Middle School
Location5925 Malvern Ave., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates39°59′11″N 75°14′32″W / 39.9865°N 75.2422°W / 39.9865; -75.2422Coordinates: 39°59′11″N 75°14′32″W / 39.9865°N 75.2422°W / 39.9865; -75.2422
Area2.5 acres (1.0 ha)
Built1931–1932
ArchitectIrwin T. Catharine
Architectural styleClassical Revival
MPSPhiladelphia Public Schools TR
NRHP reference #88002244[1]
Added to NRHPNovember 18, 1988

Dimner Beeber Middle School is a historic middle school located in the Wynnefield neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is part of the School District of Philadelphia. The building was designed by Irwin T. Catharine and built in 1931–1932. It is a three-story, 15 bay, brick building on a stone basement in the Classical Revival-style. It features a projecting center section and projecting end bays, projecting brick pilasters with stone bases and caps, moulded cornice, and balustraded parapet.[2]

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

Since 2013, the building has been shared with the Science Leadership Academy at Beeber, the second branch of the Science Leadership Academy. The high school focuses on science and technology.[3]

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 Jefferson M. Moak (May 1987). "Pennsylvania Historic Resource Survey Form: Dimner Beeber Junior High School" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-07-03.
  3. ^ "Science Leadership Academy @ Beeber". Philadelphia Public School Notebook. Retrieved March 21, 2017.

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