Holmes Junior High School (Philadelphia)
Holmes Junior High School
Holmes Junior High School, September 2010
|Location||5429 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania|
|Area||1.1 acres (0.45 ha)|
|Built by||Moore, Warren, & Co.|
|Architect||Henry deCourcy Richards|
|Architectural style||Classical Revival|
|MPS||Philadelphia Public Schools TR|
|NRHP reference #||88002281|
|Added to NRHP||November 18, 1988|
Holmes Junior High School is a historic junior high school building located in the West Philadelphia neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was designed by Henry deCourcy Richards and built in 1916–1917. It is a three-story, six bay, brick building on a raised basement in the Classical Revival-style. An addition was made to the "U"-shaped building shortly after it was completed in 1917. It features a slightly projecting center section, stone cornice, and brick parapet.
- National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- "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: Holmes Junior High School" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-07-03.
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