Hardy Williams Academy

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Anna Howard Shaw Junior High School
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Anna Howard Shaw Junior High School, June 2010
Hardy Williams Academy is located in Philadelphia
Hardy Williams Academy
Hardy Williams Academy is located in Pennsylvania
Hardy Williams Academy
Hardy Williams Academy is located in the US
Hardy Williams Academy
Location 5400 Warrington Ave.,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 39°56′31″N 75°13′35″W / 39.9419°N 75.2264°W / 39.9419; -75.2264Coordinates: 39°56′31″N 75°13′35″W / 39.9419°N 75.2264°W / 39.9419; -75.2264
Area 3.2 acres (1.3 ha)
Built 1922–1924
Architect Irwin T. Catharine
Architectural style Colonial Revival
MPS Philadelphia Public Schools TR
NRHP reference # 88002321[1]
Added to NRHP November 18, 1988

Hardy Williams Academy, formerly the Anna Howard Shaw Junior High School is a historic junior high school building located in the Southwest Schuylkill neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The building was designed by Irwin T. Catharine and built in 1922–1924. It is a three-story, 17 bay, brick building on a raised stone basement in the Colonial Revival-style. It is in the shape of a shallow "W". It features a center projecting pavilion, stone cornice, and a brick parapet.[2] The school was named for Anna Howard Shaw.

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.[1] Since 2015, the school has been used as a charter school run by Mastery Charter Schools. It was renamed in honor of Hardy Williams.

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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 Jefferson M. Moak (May 1987). "Pennsylvania Historic Resource Survey Form: Anna Howard Shaw Junior High School" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-07-03.

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