James Russell Lowell School (Philadelphia)
James Russell Lowell School
James Russell Lowell School, October 2010
|Location||450 W. Nedro Ave.,
|Area||2.4 acres (0.97 ha)|
|Built by||Charles McCaul Co.|
|Architect||Henry deCourcy Richards|
|Architectural style||Classical Revival|
|MPS||Philadelphia Public Schools TR|
|NRHP Reference #||88002295|
|Added to NRHP||November 18, 1988|
James Russell Lowell School is a historic elementary school located in the Olney neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is part of the School District of Philadelphia. The building was designed by Henry deCourcy Richards and built in 1913–1914. It is a three-story, five bay reinforced concrete building with brick facing and granite and terra cotta trim in a Classical Revival-style. It features decorative panels and a center entrance topped by an entabulature. The school was named for American Romantic poet, critic, editor, and diplomat James Russell Lowell (1819-1891).
- 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: James Russell Lowell School" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-06-16.
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