Marine Barracks (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)

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Marine Barracks
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Marine Barracks, September 2010
Marine Barracks (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is located in Philadelphia
Marine Barracks (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Marine Barracks (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is located in Pennsylvania
Marine Barracks (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Marine Barracks (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is located in the US
Marine Barracks (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Location Bldg. 100, Naval Base, Broad St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 39°53′31″N 75°10′29″W / 39.89194°N 75.17472°W / 39.89194; -75.17472Coordinates: 39°53′31″N 75°10′29″W / 39.89194°N 75.17472°W / 39.89194; -75.17472
Area less than one acre
Built 1901
Built by U.S. Navy
NRHP reference # 76001664[1]
Added to NRHP July 13, 1976

Marine Barracks is a historic barracks located at the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1901, and is a four-story, red brick and gypsum block building. It features a central rounded archway, open porch, and tile roof. It was built by and remains occupied by the United States Marine Corps.[2]

Some of the first Naval Aviators landed and took off from the parade grounds in the front of the building. The Marine Barracks was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.[1]

References[edit]

  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 D. R. Boyer (August 1975). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Marine Barracks" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-07-03.