Samuel W. Pennypacker School

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Samuel W. Pennypacker School
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Samuel W. Pennypacker School, September 2010
Samuel W. Pennypacker School is located in Philadelphia
Samuel W. Pennypacker School
Samuel W. Pennypacker School is located in Pennsylvania
Samuel W. Pennypacker School
Samuel W. Pennypacker School is located in the US
Samuel W. Pennypacker School
Location 1858 E. Washington Ln.,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°3′54″N 75°9′34″W / 40.06500°N 75.15944°W / 40.06500; -75.15944Coordinates: 40°3′54″N 75°9′34″W / 40.06500°N 75.15944°W / 40.06500; -75.15944
Area 3.8 acres (1.5 ha)
Built 1929-1930
Architect Irwin T. Catharine
Architectural style Late Gothic Revival
MPS Philadelphia Public Schools TR
NRHP reference # 88002314[1]
Added to NRHP November 18, 1988

Samuel W. Pennypacker School is a historic elementary school located in the West Oak Lane neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is a part of the School District of Philadelphia.

It was designed by Irwin T. Catharine and built in 1929-1930. It is a three-story, eight bay, brick building on a raised basement in a Late Gothic Revival-style. It features brick piers with terra cotta capitals, a projecting stone two-story bay, and four small towers at each corner.[2] It was named for Pennsylvania Governor Samuel W. Pennypacker (1843-1916).

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.[1]

Feeder patterns[edit]

Pennypacker feeds into King High School.[3]

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: Samuel W. Pennypacker School" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-06-16. 
  3. ^ "Martin Luther King High School Geographic Boundaries" (Archive). School District of Philadelphia. Retrieved on November 17, 2016.

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