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 Pennsylvania
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
Governing body Local
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 "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  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.