Gen. David B. Birney School

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Gen. David B. Birney School
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Gen. David B. Birney School decorative panel, September 2010
Gen. David B. Birney School is located in Pennsylvania
Gen. David B. Birney School
Location 900 W. Lindley St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°01′45″N 75°08′19″W / 40.0293°N 75.1387°W / 40.0293; -75.1387Coordinates: 40°01′45″N 75°08′19″W / 40.0293°N 75.1387°W / 40.0293; -75.1387
Area 2.5 acres (1.0 ha)
Built 1912-1913
Built by Wehmeyer,H.H.
Architect Richards, Henry deCourcy
Architectural style Tudor Revival
Governing body Local
MPS Philadelphia Public Schools TR
NRHP Reference # 88002246[1]
Added to NRHP November 18, 1988

Gen. David B. Birney School is a historic school building located in the Logan neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was designed by Henry deCourcy Richards and built in 1912-1913. It is a three-story, five bay, reinforced concrete building in the Tudor Revival-style. It is faced in brick and features a limestone center entrance with entabulature and decorative panels.[2] It was named for Civil War General David B. Birney (1825-1864).

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  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: Gen. David B. Birney School" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-06-16.