Thomas Mifflin School

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Thomas Mifflin School
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Thomas Mifflin School, September 2010
Thomas Mifflin School is located in Philadelphia
Thomas Mifflin School
Thomas Mifflin School is located in Pennsylvania
Thomas Mifflin School
Thomas Mifflin School is located in the US
Thomas Mifflin School
Location 3500 Midvale Ave., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°0′48″N 75°11′31″W / 40.01333°N 75.19194°W / 40.01333; -75.19194Coordinates: 40°0′48″N 75°11′31″W / 40.01333°N 75.19194°W / 40.01333; -75.19194
Area 4 acres (1.6 ha)
Built 1936
Built by McShain, John, Inc.
Architect Catharine, Irwin T.
Architectural style Colonial Revival
MPS Philadelphia Public Schools TR
NRHP Reference # 88002301[1]
Added to NRHP November 18, 1988

Thomas Mifflin School is a historic school building located in the East Falls neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was designed by Irwin T. Catharine and built in 1936. It is a 2 1/2-story, "L"-shaped, brick building on a raised basement in the Colonial Revival-style. Additions were built in 1966 and 1968. It features a large brick and wood clock tower, gable roof, and rounded gables.[2] It was named for American merchant and politician Thomas Mifflin (1744 –1800).

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

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: Thomas Mifflin School" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-07-03.