William H. Harrison School

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William H. Harrison School
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W. H. Harrison School, August 2010
William H. Harrison School is located in Philadelphia
William H. Harrison School
William H. Harrison School is located in Pennsylvania
William H. Harrison School
William H. Harrison School is located in the US
William H. Harrison School
Location 1012–1020 W. Thompson St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 39°58′19″N 75°9′14″W / 39.97194°N 75.15389°W / 39.97194; -75.15389Coordinates: 39°58′19″N 75°9′14″W / 39.97194°N 75.15389°W / 39.97194; -75.15389
Area 2 acres (0.81 ha)
Built 1928–1929
Architect Irwin T. Catharine
Architectural style Late Gothic Revival
MPS Philadelphia Public Schools TR
NRHP Reference # 88002278[1]
Added to NRHP November 18, 1988

William Henry Harrison School is a historic school building located in the Yorktown neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was designed by architect Irwin T. Catharine (1883–1944) and built in 1928–1929.[2] It is a three-story brick building, nine bays wide on a raised basement in the Late Gothic Revival-style. It features a one-story, stone entrance pavilion with a Tudor-arched opening and a crenellated parapet.[3] It is named for President William Henry Harrison.

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.[1] The building is currently home to the St. Malachy School.

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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. ^ "William H Harrison School - AsNotedIn". asnotedin.com. Retrieved 2015-12-23. 
  3. ^ "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 1985). "Pennsylvania Historic Resource Survey Form: William H. Harrison School" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-06-16. 

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