Overbrook Elementary School

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Overbrook School
Overbrook School 1913.jpg
Overbrook School, June 2010
Overbrook Elementary School is located in Philadelphia
Overbrook Elementary School
Overbrook Elementary School is located in Pennsylvania
Overbrook Elementary School
Overbrook Elementary School is located in the US
Overbrook Elementary School
Location 2032 North 62nd Street,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 39°58′55″N 75°14′44″W / 39.9819°N 75.2456°W / 39.9819; -75.2456Coordinates: 39°58′55″N 75°14′44″W / 39.9819°N 75.2456°W / 39.9819; -75.2456
Area 2.5 acres (1.0 ha)
Built 1905–1907
Built by William J. Smith
Architect Lloyd Titus, Henry deCourcy Richards
Architectural style Colonial Revival
MPS Philadelphia Public Schools TR
NRHP reference # 88002304[1]
Added to NRHP November 18, 1988

Overbrook Elementary School is a historic elementary school in the Overbrook neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is part of the School District of Philadelphia. The building was built in 1905–1907, and is a two-story, nine-bay brick building faced with granite in the Colonial Revival-style. It sits on a raised basement. An eight-bay addition designed by Henry deCourcy Richards was built in 1913–1914. It features a slightly projecting front gable.[2]

The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.[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 Jefferson M. Moak (May 1987). "Pennsylvania Historic Resource Survey Form: Overbrook School" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-07-03.

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