Mary Disston School

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Mary Disston School
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Mary Disston School, September 2010
Mary Disston School is located in Philadelphia
Mary Disston School
Mary Disston School is located in Pennsylvania
Mary Disston School
Mary Disston School is located in the United States
Mary Disston School
Location4521 Longshore Ave., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates40°01′39″N 75°02′38″W / 40.0274°N 75.0440°W / 40.0274; -75.0440Coordinates: 40°01′39″N 75°02′38″W / 40.0274°N 75.0440°W / 40.0274; -75.0440
Area2.8 acres (1.1 ha)
Built1900–1901, 1967
Built byHarry Kuemmerle
ArchitectAndrew Sauer
Architectural styleColonial Revival
MPSPhiladelphia Public Schools TR
NRHP reference #88002319[1]
Added to NRHPNovember 18, 1988

Mary Disston School is a historic school building located in the Tacony neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1900–1901, and is a two-story, three-bay, "U"-shaped stone building in the Colonial Revival style. A rear addition was built in 1967. It features a recessed central entrance with columnaded porch, arched openings, and a balcony; a central Palladian window; and hipped roof.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.[1] For a time the building was home to St. Josaphat's Ukrainian Catholic Church.


  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 (June 1987). "Pennsylvania Historic Resource Survey Form: Mary Disston School" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-07-03.