Franklin Learning Center
William Penn High School for Girls
Franklin Learning Center, August 2010
|Location||1501 Wallace St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania|
|Area||1 acre (0.40 ha)|
|Architect||Henry deCoursey Richards|
|Architectural style||Classical Revival|
|MPS||Philadelphia Public Schools TR|
|NRHP Reference #||86003316|
|Added to NRHP||December 1, 1986|
Franklin Learning Center, formerly known as William Penn High School for Girls, is a historic high school located in the Spring Garden neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is part of the School District of Philadelphia. The building was designed by Henry deCoursey Richards and built in 1908–1909. It is a four-story, brick and limestone building in the Classical Revival-style. It features a projecting center section and two-story portico. The school was named for Pennsylvania founder William Penn. The school became Franklin Learning Center in 1974 and is currently a magnet school.
- National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System. Note: This includes B. Mintz (July 1986). "Pennsylvania Historic Resource Survey Form: William Penn High School for Girls" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-06-16.
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