Robert Fulton School

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Robert Fulton School
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Robert Fulton School, October 2010
Robert Fulton School is located in Philadelphia
Robert Fulton School
Robert Fulton School is located in Pennsylvania
Robert Fulton School
Robert Fulton School is located in USA
Robert Fulton School
Location 60-68 E. Haines St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°2′21″N 75°10′31″W / 40.03917°N 75.17528°W / 40.03917; -75.17528Coordinates: 40°2′21″N 75°10′31″W / 40.03917°N 75.17528°W / 40.03917; -75.17528
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1935-1937
Architect Catharine, Irwin T.
Architectural style Moderne
MPS Philadelphia Public Schools TR
NRHP Reference # 86003284[1]
Added to NRHP December 4, 1986

Robert Fulton School is a historic school building located in the Morton neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was designed by Irwin T. Catharine and built in 1935-1937. It is a three-story, brick and limestone building in the Moderne-style. It features ribbon bands of windows, large brick piers, a main entrance tower, and historical figures holding lamps of enlightenment and knowledge.[2] It was named for inventor Robert Fulton.

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Staff (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 B. Mintz (July 1986). "Pennsylvania Historic Resource Survey Form: Robert Fulton School" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-07-03.