Roosevelt Elementary School (Philadelphia)

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Theodore Roosevelt Junior High School
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Theodore Roosevelt Junior High School, October 2010
Roosevelt Elementary School (Philadelphia) is located in Philadelphia
Roosevelt Elementary School (Philadelphia)
Roosevelt Elementary School (Philadelphia) is located in Pennsylvania
Roosevelt Elementary School (Philadelphia)
Roosevelt Elementary School (Philadelphia) is located in the US
Roosevelt Elementary School (Philadelphia)
Location 430 E. Washington Ln.,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°02′54″N 75°10′31″W / 40.0483°N 75.1752°W / 40.0483; -75.1752Coordinates: 40°02′54″N 75°10′31″W / 40.0483°N 75.1752°W / 40.0483; -75.1752
Area 5 acres (2.0 ha)
Built 1922–1924
Architect Irwin T. Catharine
Architectural style Colonial Revival
MPS Philadelphia Public Schools TR
NRHP reference # 88002317[1]
Added to NRHP November 18, 1988

Roosevelt Elementary School is a historic K–8 school located in the Morton neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is part of the School District of Philadelphia. The building was designed by Irwin T. Catharine and built in 1922–1924. It is a three-story, 17 bay, brick building on a raised basement in the Colonial Revival-style. It features a central projecting entrance pavilion of brick and stone, with stone pilasters, and a stone cornice and brick parapet.[2] The school was named for President Theodore Roosevelt.

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

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