Gay Street School

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Gay Street School
Gay Street School.JPG
Gay Street School, January 2010
Gay Street School is located in Pennsylvania
Gay Street School
Gay Street School is located in the United States
Gay Street School
LocationGay and Morgan Sts., Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
Coordinates40°07′50″N 75°31′03″W / 40.1306°N 75.5175°W / 40.1306; -75.5175Coordinates: 40°07′50″N 75°31′03″W / 40.1306°N 75.5175°W / 40.1306; -75.5175
Area1.3 acres (0.53 ha)
ArchitectEllis, Col. Nathaniel M.
NRHP reference #83004202[1]
Added to NRHPNovember 1, 1983

Gay Street School is a historic school building located in Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania. It has two sections. The older section, the west wing, was built in 1874, and is a two-story, brick structure. The two-story east wing and three-story central section were added in 1883. The building features a clock and bell tower.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). ARCH: Pennsylvania's Historic Architecture & Archaeology. Retrieved 2012-11-02. Note: This includes Estelle Cremers and Eleanor M. Morris (January 1983). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Gay Street School" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-11-03.