George Meade School

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George Meade School
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George Meade School, August 2010
George Meade School is located in Philadelphia
George Meade School
George Meade School is located in Pennsylvania
George Meade School
George Meade School is located in the US
George Meade School
Location 1600 N. 18th St.,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 39°58′43″N 75°09′53″W / 39.9785°N 75.1648°W / 39.9785; -75.1648Coordinates: 39°58′43″N 75°09′53″W / 39.9785°N 75.1648°W / 39.9785; -75.1648
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1936
Built by Smith & Bradley
Architect Irwin T. Catharine
Architectural style Moderne
MPS Philadelphia Public Schools TR
NRHP reference # 86003305[1]
Added to NRHP December 4, 1986

Genergal George G. Meade School is a historic elementary/middle school located in the North Central neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is part of the School District of Philadelphia. The building was designed by Irwin T. Catharine and built in 1936. It is a three-story, 11 bay, yellow brick building in a Moderne-style. It has a four-story, five bay addition. It features rounded corners, ribbon bands of windows, and low relief Greek figures.[2] It was named for General George Meade (1815–1872).

The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.[1] It is a contributing property to the Lower North Philadelphia Speculative Housing Historic District.

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  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 B. Mintz (July 1987). "Pennsylvania Historic Resource Survey Form: George Meade School" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-06-16.

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