Conwell Middle Magnet School

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Russell H. Conwell School
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Russell H. Conwell School, September 2010
Conwell Middle Magnet School is located in Philadelphia
Conwell Middle Magnet School
Conwell Middle Magnet School is located in Pennsylvania
Conwell Middle Magnet School
Conwell Middle Magnet School is located in the US
Conwell Middle Magnet School
Location 1829-1951 E. Clearfield St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 39°59′39″N 75°06′53″W / 39.9943°N 75.1147°W / 39.9943; -75.1147Coordinates: 39°59′39″N 75°06′53″W / 39.9943°N 75.1147°W / 39.9943; -75.1147
Area 1.2 acres (0.49 ha)
Built 1925–1926
Architect Irwin T. Catharine
Architectural style Late Gothic Revival
MPS Philadelphia Public Schools TR
NRHP Reference # 88002258[1]
Added to NRHP November 18, 1988

Conwell Middle Magnet School is a historic middle school located in the Port Richmond neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is a magnet school in the School District of Philadelphia. The building was designed by Irwin T. Catharine and built in 1925–1926. It is a three-story, nine-bay, brick building on a raised basement in the Late Gothic Revival style. It features a central arched entryway with stone surround, stone two-story bay, and carved stone panels.[2] The school was named for Temple University founder Russell Conwell.

The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1988 as the Russell H. Conwell School.[1]

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  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: Russell H. Conwell School" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-07-03. 

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