Joseph W. Catharine School

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Joseph W. Catharine School
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Joseph W. Catharine School entrance, June 2010
Joseph W. Catharine School is located in Philadelphia
Joseph W. Catharine School
Joseph W. Catharine School is located in Pennsylvania
Joseph W. Catharine School
Joseph W. Catharine School is located in the US
Joseph W. Catharine School
Location 6600 Chester Ave.,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 39°55′39″N 75°14′23″W / 39.9275°N 75.2397°W / 39.9275; -75.2397Coordinates: 39°55′39″N 75°14′23″W / 39.9275°N 75.2397°W / 39.9275; -75.2397
Area 2.2 acres (0.89 ha)
Built 1937–1938
Built by McCloskey & Co.
Architect Irwin T. Catharine
Architectural style Moderne
MPS Philadelphia Public Schools TR
NRHP reference # 88002253[1]
Added to NRHP November 18, 1988

Joseph W. Catharine School is a historic elementary school located in the Mount Moriah neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is part of the School District of Philadelphia. The building was designed by Irwin T. Catharine and built in 1937–1938. It is a three-story, six bay, yellow brick in the Moderne-style. It features a main entrance with decorative stone surround, stone sills, and stone coping atop the building.[2]

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

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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: Joseph W. Catharine School" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-07-03.

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