William Rowen School

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William Rowen School
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William Rowen School, September 2010
William Rowen School is located in Philadelphia
William Rowen School
William Rowen School is located in Pennsylvania
William Rowen School
William Rowen School is located in the US
William Rowen School
Location 6801 N. 19th St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°3′31″N 75°8′55″W / 40.05861°N 75.14861°W / 40.05861; -75.14861Coordinates: 40°3′31″N 75°8′55″W / 40.05861°N 75.14861°W / 40.05861; -75.14861
Area 2.5 acres (1.0 ha)
Built 1937
Architect Catharine, Irwin T.
Architectural style Georgian Revival, Moderne
MPS Philadelphia Public Schools TR
NRHP Reference # 88002318[1]
Added to NRHP November 18, 1988

William Rowen Elementary 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 1937-1938. It is a two-story, five bay, brick building in a Georgian Revival / Moderne-style. It features a large stone entrance and truncated steeple.[2]

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

Feeder patterns[edit]

Rowen 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: William Rowen 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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